SUPERGEN Wind
Wind Energy Technology
SUPERGEN Wind Energy Technology
Energy Programme  
  Sustainable Power Generation and Supply - Phase 2  
 

 

Publications

2014

Journal

Desmond, C. J., Watson, S. J., Aubrun, S., Ávila, S., Hancock, P., and Sayer, A., A study on the inclusion of forest canopy morphology data in numerical simulations for the purpose of wind resource assessment. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 2014. 126(0): p. 24-37.

Conference papers

 

 

2013

Journal

L Rashid, A Brown, Modeling Methodology for Computing the Radar Cross Section and Doppler Signature of Wind Farms, IEEE Transactions on Antennas & Propagation, Vol. 61 No. 10. Paper no.: AP1301-0099.R1. 2013

L Rashid, A Elmakadema, A Brown, On The Integration of Lightning Protection with Stealth Treated Wind Turbine Blades, Wind Energy Journal. Paper no.: WE1652. 2013

Hancock, P. and Pascheke, F., Wind-Tunnel Simulation of the Wake of a Large Wind Turbine in a Stable Boundary Layer. Part 1: The Boundary-Layer Simulation. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 2013: p. 1-19.

Hancock, P. and Pascheke, F., Wind-Tunnel Simulation of the Wake of a Large Wind Turbine in a Stable Boundary Layer: Part 2, the Wake Flow. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 2013: p. 1-15.

Conference papers

Ho, T.C.Y., Ran, L., García-Cerrada, A., Zamora-Macho, J.L., Brogan, P. “Voltage Source Converter AC Voltage Controller Design and Dynamic Response for a Large Offshore Wind Farm Network”, 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2013), Madrid, Spain, October 2013.

 

 

2012

Books

Peter Tavner (2012), Offshore Wind Turbines: Reliability, Availability & Maintenance, ISBN: 978-1-84919-229-3, IET Press.

Journal papers

P. J. Tavner, D. M. Greenwood, M. W. G. Whittle, R. Gindele, S. Faulstich and B. Hahn, "Study of weather and location effects on wind turbine
failure rates
", Wind Energy, Early View, DOI: 10.1002/we.538

Wenxian Yang, Peter J. Tavner, Christopher J. Crabtree, Y. Feng and Y. Qiu, "Wind turbine condition monitoring: technical and
commercial challenges
", Wind Energy, Early Review, DOI: 10.1002/we.1508

Pena-Gallardo, R., Medina, W., Anaya-Lara, O.,“A methodology for the efficient computer representation of dynamic power systems: Application to wind parks,” Journal of Wind Energy, Early View, DOI: 10.1002/we.533.

Parker, MA, Li Ran, and Finney, SJ, “Distributed Control of a Fault Tolerant Modular Multilevel Inverter for Direct-Drive Wind Turbine Grid Interfacing”, accepted for IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2012.

Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., Crabtree, C. J., Long, H., Tavner, P. J., “Monitoring Wind Turbine Gearboxes”, Wind Energy, Early View, DOI: 10.1002/we.1521.

Xiang, D, Ran, L, Tavner, P J, Yang, S, Bryant, A, Mawby, P, “Condition monitoring power module solder fatigue using inverter harmonic identification”, IEEE Trans, IE, accepted.

Qiu, Y., Feng, Y., et al., "Wind Turbine SCADA Analysis for Improving Reliability", Wind Energy, Early View, DOI: 10.1002/we.513.

Liu, T., Tavner, P. J., Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., "Overview of Recent Offshore Wind Power Developments in China", Wind Energy, Early View, DOI: 10.1002/we.1523.

M. Barnes and A. Beddard, ‘Voltage Source Converter HVDC Links – The state of the Art and Issues Going Forward’, Energy Procedia Journal, accepted for publication.

Conference papers

Vilchis-Rodriguez, D. S., Djurovic, S., Smith, A. C., Crabtree, C. J., Wind Turbine Induction Generator Fault Frequency Tracking by Reference Frame Transformation, 6th IET Int. Conf. on Power Electronics, Machine and Drives, Bristol, UK, 2012.

Crabtree, C. J., Operational and Reliability Analysis of Offshore Wind Farms, EWEA 2012, Copenhagen, 2012.

S. Djurovic, C.J. Crabtree, P.J. Tavner, A.C. Smith, "Condition monitoring of wind turbine induction generators with rotor electrical asymmetry", IET Renewable Power Generation, doi: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2011.0168

Ho, T.C.Y., Ran, L., A Study on the Electrical System Arrangement for Offshore Wind Turbines and Factors Influencing the Voltage Level Choice, 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG 2012), Aalborg, Denmark, June 2012, pp 442-449.

Zappalà, D., Tavner, P. J., Crabtree, C. J., Gear Fault Detection Automation Using WindCon Frequency Tracking, EWEA2012 Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2012.

Chen, B., Tavner, P.J., Feng, Y., Song, W.W., Qiu, Y.N., Bayesian Networks for Wind Turbine Fault Diagnosis, EWEA2012, Poster Presentation, in Copenhegan, Denmark, Aprl 2012.

Gao F., Mingham C and Causon D. Simulation of extreme wave interaction with monopile mounts for offshore wind turbines. International Conference on Coastal Engineering, 2012, Santander, Spain.

A. Beddard and M. Barnes, ‘Availability Analysis of VSC-HVDC Schemes for Offshore Windfarms’, IET Power Electronics Machines and Drives Conf., Bristol, 2012.

S. Gao and M. Barnes, ‘Phase-locked Lop for AC systems: Analyses and Comparisons’, IET Power Electronics Machines and Drives Conf., Bristol, 2012.

2011

Patents

Patent Filed ‘ HVDC Circuit Breakers’, University of Manchester, A Beddard and M Barnes, filing number 1114219.7, 2011.

Journal papers

Ran, L., Xiang, D., Kirtley, JL, Jr., “Analysis of Electromechanical Interactions in a Flywheel System With a Doubly Fed Induction Machine”, IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, vol. 47, no. 3, May/June 2011, pp. 1498-1506

Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., Crabtree, C. J., Tavner, P. J., "Predicting Gearbox Failures in Wind Turbines", invited paper, Modern Energy Review, 2011

S. Yang, A. Bryant, P. Mawby, D. Xiang, L. Ran, P. Tavner, "An Industry-Based Survey of Reliability in Power Electronic Converters", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS, DOI: 10.1109/TIA.2011.2124436

S. Yang, D. Xiang, A. Bryant, P. Mawby, L. Ran, P. Tavner, "Condition Monitoring for Device Reliability in Power Electronic Converters: A Review", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER ELECTRONICS, DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2010.2049377

Parker, M A., Ng, C, Ran, L, Fault-tolerant control for a modular generator–converter scheme for direct-drive wind turbines, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 58(1), January 2011, pp 305-315

Wenxian Yang, Richard Court, Peter Tavner, and Chris Crabtree, Bivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition and its contribution to wind turbine condition monitoring, Jounal of Sound and Vibration, 330(15), 2011, pp 3766-3782

Yang, S, Bryant, A, Mawby, P, Xiang, D, Ran, L, Tavner, P J, An industry-based survey of reliability in power electronic converters, IEEE Trans, Industry Applications, 47(3), May/June 2011: 1441-1451

Conference papers

Haileselassie, T.; Uhlen, T.; Tande, J.O.; Anaya-Lara, O., Connection Scheme for North Sea Offshore Wind Integration to UK and Norway: Power Balancing and Transient Stability Analysis, NTNU, SINTEF Energi AS, IEEE PES PowerTech2011.

Anaya-Lara, O.; Kalcon, G.; Adam, G.; Nieradzinska, K.; Tande, J.O.; Uhlen, K.; Undeland, T., North Sea Offshore Networks Basic Connection Schemes: Dynamic Performance Assessment, NTNU, Univ. Strathclyde, SINTEF Energi AS, EPE Joint Wind Energy and T&D Chapters Seminar; 9, 10 and 11 May 2011; Trondheim; Norway.

Barahona, B.; Sørensen, P.; Anaya-Lara, O.; Tande, J.O., Integrated analysis of DFIG drive-train and power electronics dynamics during electrical AC faults and wind disturbances', Risø DTU; University of Strathclyde; NTNU; SINTEF Energi AS, EPE Joint Wind Energy and T&D Chapters Seminar; Trondheim; Norway; 9-11 May 2011.

R. Giussani, I. Cotton, and R. Sloan, "Detection of corona with RF methods and spectra analysis" in IEEE ISEI - International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, 2012.

R. Giussani, I. Cotton, and R. Sloan, "Comparison of IEC 60270 and RF partial discharge detection in an electromagnetic noise-free environment at differing pressures" in IEEE ISEI - International Symposium on Electrical Insulation, 2012.

Zhang, C., Jamshidi, M., Barnes, S., Cauchi-Savona, S., Rouse, J., Bradley, R., Withers, P., Hogg, P., Investigation of the fatigue failure mechanisms for stitched and unstitched unidirectional composites, 18th International Conference for Composite Materials, Jeju, South Korea, 2011.

Crabtree, C. J., Tavner, P. J., Condition Monitoring Algorithm Suitable for Wind Turbine Use, IET Renewable Power Generation 2011, Edinburgh, UK, Sept. 2011.

Chen, B., Qiu, Y. N., Feng, Y., Tavner, P. J., Song, W., Wind Turbine SCADA Alarm Pattern Recognition, IET Renewable Power Generation 2011, Edinburgh, UK, Sept. 2011.

Djurovic, S., Crabtree, C. J. , Smith, A. C., Tavner, P. J., Influence of DFIG Rotor Fault Severity on Stator Current and Power Spectral Content, European Wind Energy Association, Brussels, March 2011.

Gao F., Mingham C and Causon D. Numerical simulation of flow interference between two circular cylinders. Recent progresses in fluid dynamics research. Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. on Fluid Mechanics, 2011, Guangzhou, China, American Institute of Physics. pp314-318. ISBN 978-0-7354-0936-1.

Dutton, G., Blade modelling, lifetime assessment, and health monitoring, Institute of Physics (IOP) meeting on Wind Energy - challenges for materials, mechanics and surface science, 28 October 2010

Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., Crabtree, C., Long, H., and Tavner, P., Use of SCADA and CMS signals for failure detection and diagnosis of a wind turbine gearbox, EWEA2011, Scientific Track, Oral Presentaion, Brussels, Belgium, Mar 2011.

Faulstich, S., Lyding, P., Tavner, P. J., Effects of wind speed on wind turbine availability. EWEA2011, Brussels, March 2011

Long, H., Wu, J., Matthew, F., Tavner, P. J., Fatigue analysis of wind turbine gearbox bearings using SCADA data and Miner’s rule, EWEA2011, Brussels, March 2011

Peter Tavner, Yingning Qiu, Athanasios Korogiannos and Yanhui Feng, The correlation between wind turbine turbulence and pitch failure, EWEA2011, Scientific Track, Oral Presentaion, Brussels, Belgium, Mar 2011

Qiu, Y, Richardson, P, Feng, Y, Tavner, PJ, and Erdos, G, SCADA alarm analysis for improving wind turbine reliability, EWEA2011, Brussels, March 2011

Soler-Bientz R and Watson SJ, Study of the UK offshore wind resource: Preliminary results from the first stage of the Supergen Wind 2 project: Resource Assessment, EWEA2011, Brussels, March 2011.

Watson S., Kennedy I., and Gray C., The Application of Physics of Failure Modelling to Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring, EWEA2011, Brussels, March 2011, PP 309-312.

Wylie SJ and Watson SJ, A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study of wind flow around a model forest: Comparison of turbulent closure schemes and varying leaf area density, EWEA2011, Scientific Track, Brusulls, March 2011, PP 194-199.

2010

Journal papers

Yang, S, Xiang, D, Bryant, A, Mawby, P, Ran, L, Tavner, P J, “Condition monitoring for device reliability in power electronic converters: A Review”, IEEE Transactions Power Electronics, 25(11), Nov, 2010: 2734-2752

Faulstich, S. Hahn, B., Tavner, P. J., “Wind turbine downtime and its importance for offshore deployment”, Wind Energy., 2010, Published online. DOI: 10.1002/we.421.

Tavner, P J, Faulstich, S., Hahn, B., van Bussel, G J W, “Reliability & availability of wind turbine electrical & electronic components”, EPE Journal, 20(4), December 2010.

Arabian-Hoseynabadi H, Oraee H, and Tavner PJ, (2010) Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for wind turbines, Intertanational Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol 32, No 7, pp 817-824.

Arabian-Hoseynabadi H, Oraee H, and Tavner PJ, (2010) Wind turbine productivity considering electrical subassembly reliability, Renewable Energy, Vol 35, Issue 1, pp 190-197.top

Dutton AG, Bonnet PA, Hogg P and Lleong YL, (2010) Novel materials and modelling for large wind turbine blades,Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 224, No 2, pp 203-210. Top downloaded article in 2010 in the Journal of Power and Energy

Feng Y, Tavner PJ and Long H, (2010) Early Experiences with UK Round 1 Offshore Wind Farms, accepted Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Energy, 2010.

Faulstich S, Hahn B and Tavner PJ, (2010) Wind turbine downtime and its importance for offshore deployment, Wind Energy, doi: 10.1002/we.421.

Tavner, P J, Faulstich, S., Hahn, B., van Bussel, G J W, Reliability & availability of wind turbine electrical & electronic components, EPE Journal, 20(4), December 2010

Watson SJ, Xiang BJ, Yang W, Tavner PJ, Crabtree CJ. (2010). Condition Monitoring of the Power Output of Wind Turbine Generators using Wavelets. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp.715-721. doi:10.1109/TEC.2010.2040083

Yang, WX, Tavner, PJ, Crabtree, CJ and Wilkinson M (2010). Cost-effective condition monitoring for wind turbines, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 57, No. 1, January 2010, pp. 263-271, ISSN: 0278-0046, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2009.2032202

Yang, S, Xiang, D, Bryant, A, Mawby, P, Ran, L,Tavner, P J,  Condition monitoring for device reliability in power electronic converters: A Review, IEEE Transactions Power Electronics, 25(11), Nov, 2010: 2734-2752

Conference papers

Chatzopoulos A, Assessing the energy capture capability of a MW scale wind turbine during operation below rated operation. EWEC 2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010. 

Chatzopoulos A and Leithead WE, Reducing tower fatigue loads by a co-ordinated control of the Supergen 2MW exemplar wind turbine, Torque 2010: The Science of Making Torque From Wind, Proceedings of 3rd EAWE Conference, p667-674, 28-30 June, Heraklion, Greece.

Crabtree C, Feng Y and Tavner PJ, Detecting incipient gearbox failure in wind turbines: a new signal analysis method for on-line condition monitoring, EWEC2010 Scientific Track, Oral Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Crabtree C, Djurovic S, Tavner PJ, and Smith AC, Condition monitoring of a wind turbine DFIG by current or power analysis. PEMD2010, Brighton, April 2010. (Presentation)

Djurovic S and Williamson S, Investigation of the impact of speed-ripple and inertia on the steady-state current spectrum of a DFIG with unbalanced rotor, PEMD2010, Brighton, April 2010.

Djurovic S and Williamson S, Influence of Supply Harmonic Voltages on DFIG Stator Current and Power Specturm, ICEM 2010, Sep 2010, Rome Italy.

Dutton G, Clarke M and Bonnet P, Modelling of static and fatigue failure in wind turbine blades using a parametric blade model. EWEC2010, Technical Track, Oral Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Firth and Long H, A design software tool for conceptual design of wind turbine gearboxes, EWEC2010, Technical Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Gao F, McGovern , Mingham CG, Ilic S and Causon DM. Numerical and experimental investigation of turbulent flow around a vertical circular cylinder. Proc. of the 20th (2010) Int. Offshore and Polar Engineering Conf. (Beijing, China), Vol.3, p639-643. ISBN 978-1–880653–77-7.

Kritharas PP and Watson SJ, Improved long term wind speed prognosis using advanced statistical methods, EWEC 2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Smolders, Long H, Feng Y and Tavner PJ, Reliability analysis and prediction of wind turbine gearboxes. EWEC2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Soler-Bientz R, Watson SJ and Infield DG, Preliminary results of a statistical wind resources analysis in offshore conditions in the Gulf of Mexico, EWEC 2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Tavner PJ, Gindele, Faulstich, Hahn, Whittle and Greenwood, Study of effects of weather & location on wind turbine failure rates. EWEC2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Tavner PJ, Higgins, Arabian, Long H and Feng Y, Use of the FMEA to determine wind turbine availability. EWEC2010, Technical Track, Oral Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Wilkinson M, Hendriks B, Spinato F, Gomez, Bulacio, Roca, Tavner PJ, Feng Y and Long H, Methodology and results of the Reliawind reliability field study, EWEC 2010, Scientific Track, Oral Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

Wylie S and Watson S, Comparison of different turbulence closure schemes used for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modelling of a wind flow around a forest simulated in a wind tunnel. EWEC 2010, Scientific Track, Poster Presentation. Warsaw Poland, Apr 2010.

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31-Oct-2013