For wind turbines this means a rotor swept area of 200 square metres or less, equating to a rotor diameter of approximately 16 metres (52 feet).
What does RD stand for?
RD stands for Rotor Diameter
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Samples in periodicals archive:
With its large rotor diameter of 117 meters, it achieves an above-average capacity factor of over 35 percent.
2 Wind Rotor Blade Market, Global, Rotor Diameter 203.
The first commercial wind turbine had a capacity of 30 kW and 5-meter-long rotor blades, for a 10 m rotor diameter.
Size-wise, our turbine would go on a (30- to 36-metre) tower and it would have a rotor diameter of 15 metres.
The City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a zoning amendment that expands provisions governing wind turbines, and allowing by right small wind facilities - a rotor diameter of 20 feet or less and no taller than 95 feet - in business/general, manufacturing and institutional districts, and by special permit from the Planning Board in residential and business/office districts.
The cryogenic impact mill, available in 200 mm to 1,000 mm rotor diameters, is said to offer an efficient and economical solution for a range of size reduction applications, including thermoplastic elastomers, cured and uncured rubbers, pigments, powder coatings, waxes, adhesives, and more.
65-megawatt turbines with a hub height of 262 feet and a rotor diameter of 269 feet, and 40 Clipper 2.