Design, modelling, optimisation and comparison of different strategies for reducing permanent magnet use in large offshore wind turbines on a cost of energy basis.

Project: Research - Studentship

Project Details


The study undergoes a list of objectives as shown below:
1. Modelling and design of alternative generator excitation for a wind turbine
2. Compare different generator excitation strategies for a wind turbine generator on a Cost of Energy basis
3. Model costs – material and manufacturing – of alternative strategies
4. Model losses in alternative strategies
5. Estimate availability of alternative strategies
6. Optimise generators for suitable offshore configurations
7. Examine Integration, operation and maintenance, life time
Effective start/end date1/01/1431/12/16


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