comma usage

English translation: In this case, yes

08:12 Nov 23, 2020
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English term or phrase: comma usage
This condition restrains the increase in the speed of the wind turbine blades which is desirable for reducing the weight of the rotor, gearbox, and electrical equipment.

Should we put a comma before 'which' here? Is there a general rule for? Please give the link)

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Alexander Grabowski
Ukraine
Selected answer:In this case, yes
Explanation:
See 1st link...

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Here's the link I referred to...https://prowritingaid.com/grammar/1008080/Should-I-use-a-com...
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Bokani Hart
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:51
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5 +9In this case, yes
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In this case, yes


Explanation:
See 1st link...

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Note added at 34 mins (2020-11-23 08:47:26 GMT)
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Here's the link I referred to...https://prowritingaid.com/grammar/1008080/Should-I-use-a-com...


    https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/which-versus-that
    https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/which-versus-that
Bokani Hart
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Thank you, Bokani

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: The comma is necessary because 'which' introduces a subordinate clause, qualifying 'reduces'; without a comma, besides being grammatically incorrect, it would instead qualify 'increase in the speed', which is clearly wrong!
31 mins
  -> Thanks Tony

agree  Sophie Cherel
54 mins
  -> Thanks Sophie

agree  Miranda Nicholas-Zaar
1 hr
  -> Thanks Miranda

agree  Lara Barnett
1 hr
  -> Thanks Lara

agree  Liane Lazoski
4 hrs
  -> Thanks Liane

agree  AllegroTrans: Yes, but no comma after "gearbox"
5 hrs
  -> Thanks Allegro

agree  philgoddard: Allegro: that's just your opinion :-) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_comma
7 hrs
  -> Thanks Phil. Thanks also for the info on the serial comma

agree  Charlesp
1 day 8 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  Sarah Lewis-Morgan
1 day 22 hrs
  -> Thanks Sarah
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