Wind Energy Technology
SUPERGEN Wind Energy Technology
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Adam StockLei

Academic background
Adam Stock completed his original MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering with Design at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.  Having then spent 3 years working in industry he has returned to academia, conducting research in the field of control engineering.

Research topic
Wind Turbine Control

Research background and objectives

  1. Use of control to reduce the mechanical loads on machines >5MW
  2. Use of controllers to improve the flexibility of operation of a wind turbine
  3. New controllers for novel blade devices
  4. Amalgamation of controller, generator and power electronics to imitate a conventional plant
  5. Improved control to allow individual machines to operate in the wake of others
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