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Personal Statement

Researcher designing, modelling and optimising permanent magnet generators for direct drive Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs).  Strong background in computer modelling, programming, physics and mathematics.  Have confidently presented work at various conferences and events across Europe.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Mathematical Physics, Heriot-Watt University

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Wind turbines Engineering & Materials Science
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Torque control Engineering & Materials Science
Speed control Engineering & Materials Science
Rotors Engineering & Materials Science
Turbogenerators Engineering & Materials Science
Costs Engineering & Materials Science
Dynamic response Engineering & Materials Science

Projects 2013 2017

Doctoral training centre in wind energy systems | Argent, Michael

McDonald, A., Leithead, W. & Argent, M.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)

1/10/131/10/17

Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 2016 2019

Optimisation of design and operation of generators for offshore vertical axis wind turbines

Argent, M., McDonald, A. & Giles, A., 31 Oct 2019, In : Wind Energy. 22, 10, p. 1324-1342 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Torque
Powertrains
Costs
Rotors

Speed and torque control strategies for loss reduction of vertical axis wind turbines

Argent, M., McDonald, A., Leithead, B. & Giles, A., 5 Oct 2016, (Accepted/In press). 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Torque control
Speed control
Wind turbines
Torque
Rotors

Activities 2014 2016

  • 4 Participation in conference

The Science of Making Torque from Wind 2016

Michael Argent (Participant)
5 Oct 20167 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

5th IET International Conference on Renewable Power Generation (RPG) 2016

Michael Argent (Participant)
22 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference