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Dynamic structural design of offshore direct-drive wind turbine electrical generators.

Journal Article
Jaen-Sola, P., McDonald, A. S., & Oterkus, E. (2018)
Dynamic structural design of offshore direct-drive wind turbine electrical generators. Ocean Engineering, 161, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.04.074
Direct-drive permanent magnet generators for multi-MW wind turbines are low speed high torque electrical machines requiring large, heavy and robust structures to maintain the ...

A Comparative Study of Methods for Modelling the Structural Stiffness of Generator Components

Conference Proceeding
Jaen-Sola, P., & Mcdonald, A. (2016)
A Comparative Study of Methods for Modelling the Structural Stiffness of Generator Components. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2016.0314
Direct-drive generators are low speed electrical machines requiring robust and large supporting structures designed to resist the significant loads present during assembly and...

A Lightweight Approach for Airborne Wind Turbine Drivetrains

Conference Proceeding
Jaen Sola, P., Mcdonald, A. S., & Oterkus, E. (2015)
A Lightweight Approach for Airborne Wind Turbine Drivetrains
Buoyant airborne wind turbines are devices capable of harnessing stronger winds at higher altitudes and with their automated and rapidly deployable system they are suited to n...

Structural Analysis and Characterization of Radial Flux PM Generators for Direct-Drive Wind Turbines

Conference Proceeding
Jaen-Sola, P., & McDonald, A. S. (2014)
Structural Analysis and Characterization of Radial Flux PM Generators for Direct-Drive Wind Turbines. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2014.0866
Wind turbine direct-drive generator structures are analysed in order to optimise and reduce mass. A method for modelling key stiffness parameters including a magnetic air-gap ...

Adaptive Dynamic Control of a Wind Generator

Conference Proceeding
Jaen-Sola, P., Anaya-Lara, O., & Dominguez-Navarro, J. A. (2013)
Adaptive Dynamic Control of a Wind Generator. In Proceedings of 9th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe
The main aim of the present project is to obtain a better understanding of the dynamic control of a wind turbine. To accomplish this, an adaptive dynamic controller was develo...

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