“MISTRALWind“ Research Project

Monitoring and Inspection of Structures At Large Wind Turbines

Funding authority


  •  Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)



Project number


  • 0325795





  • Chair of Non-destructive Testing (TUM)
  • Chair of Materials Science and Testing (TUM)
  • Chair of Structural Analysis (TUM)
  • IABG
  • Siemens


Goal of the project


  • Determination of the remaining service-life of wind turbines’ support structures
  • Development of a continuous monitoring system in combination with NDT-inspections
  • Development of a control strategy that considers the remaining service life





  • 01.08.2015 – 31.07.2018



Project coordinator


  • IABG, Christian Geiss


Funding authority