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Table 1 Material properties used for blade optimization

From: Multi-dimensional optimization of small wind turbine blades

Quantity (units) E-glass-polyester Flax-polyester ABS M-30 Hoop pine Bamboo-petroleum resin
Elastic modulus (GPa) 36.9 23.4 2.4 12.1 20.5
Blade density (kg/m3) 1,640 1,290 1,040 550 Not given
Max. strain (μstrain) 7,684 5,420 7,500 3,250 4,270
  1. Data from Table 2 of Shah et al. (2013) (first two columns), ABS M-30 material data sheetc, Table 1 of Peterson and Clausen (2004) for hoop pine, and Holmes et al. (2009) for the last column who gave no information on the resin.