In the present paper, a framework for Risk-Based Inspection planning is set up for a park of wind turbines taking into account the fact that only a sample of wind turbines is inspected at the scheduled inspection dates. A risk-based strategy is proposed to select the wind turbines to inspect, which significantly reduces the computational effort required by a crude application of Risk-Based Inspection analysis. The proposed framework is illustrated on a simple example of a wind farm where the failure of a wind turbine is driven by the fatigue crack of one of its critical structural detail.

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