Wind Energy - Aalborg University

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Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Wind Energy
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Aalborg University

John Dalsgaard Sørensen, Department of Civil Engineering



Departments at Aalborg University (AAU) in center WEST:

1.
Department of Development and Planning

2.
Department of Energy Technology

3.
Institute of Electronic Systems




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Section for Automation & Control

4.
Department of Mechanical Engineering

5.
Department of Production

6.
Department of Civil Engineering

www.west.aau.dk

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Wind Energy Systems and Technologies

Aalborg University

Research areas:


Energy planning


Power electronics and power systems


Control


Blade design


composite materials


Production & logistics


Structural dynamics


Foundation


Load and safety


MSc and PhD

programs in

wind energy

Offshore wind
turbine at Aalborg
Østhavn

Offshore wind turbines

in Frederikshavn

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

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Jos Beurskens
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Repower
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Jos Beurskens
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Up
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Scaling to 20MW ?

250 m Ø

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Development and Planning

Wind energy activities
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Inter
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disciplinary work on energy planning


Technical energy systems analyses and GIS analyses of
energy systems


Primary focus is on the production of energy



Professor Henrik Lund


Assoc. Professor Poul A Østergaard

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Energy Technology

Research Focus in Wind Turbine Systems:

Rotor

Gearbox

Generator

Power

electronics

Transformer

Grid

Mechanical

Energy

Electrical

Energy

Grid Requirements!

Control System

Wind

Energy

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Energy Technology


Professor Frede Blaabjerg


Professor Zhe Chen


Professor Remus Teodorescu


Assoc. Professor Birgitte Bak
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Jensen


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Wind energy activities:


Variable speed wind turbines


Hybrid drive train (gear + permanent magnet generator)


Advanced monitoring and diagnosis of electrical and
mechanical wind turbines


Electrical grid


...




Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Institute of Electronic Systems


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Section for Automation & Control

Wind energy activities:


Control of wind
turbines


Control of floating wind turbine installations (NORCOWE)


Distributed Control of Large

Scale Offshore Wind Farms
(AEOLUS)





Professor Thomas Bak


Professor Jacob Stoustrup


Professor
Rafal

Wisniewski

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Wind energy activities:


Characterization, modeling/analysis, design and
optimization of
advanced composite materials and
sandwich structures

for wind turbine blades



Professor Ole Thybo Thomsen


Professor Erik Lund

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Production

Wind energy activities:


Logistics, production and design for manufacturing of
wind turbines


Professor Karl Brian Nielsen


Professor Hans
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Henrik
Hvolby

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Department of Civil Engineering

Wind energy activities:


Loads and safety


risk analysis


Foundation


Geotechnics


Rotordynamics


Wave and current loads
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scour

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Load & Safety


Risk analysis


Reliability of wind turbines


Risk
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based planning of operation & maintenance for
offshore wind turbines



Professor John Dalsgaard Sørensen

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Foundation and Geotechnics


Mono
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pile foundation for offshore wind turbines


Bucket foundation for offshore wind
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turbines


Soil
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Structure interaction of foundations for wind turbines




Professor Lars Bo Ibsen


Assoc. professor Lars Andersen

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Foundation and Geotechnics

Foundation concepts for offshore wind turbines:

Alpha Ventus

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Rotordynamics

Wind energy activities:


Multi
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body dynamics of wind turbines


Non
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linear rotor dynamics


Aerodynamics and CFD



Professor Søren RK Nielsen

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Environmental offshore loads:


Waves; irregular breaking


Currents; wave generated / tidal

Wave and current loads
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Scour


Loads from wave/current


Loads from ice


Erosion holes (Scour)


Scour protection


Assoc. Prof. Peter Frigaard


Assoc. Prof. Thomas L Andersen

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University

Wave Run
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up Height (level) of Spray

Slamming forces on Boat Landings

Wave Forces on Shaft







Laboratory tests:

Wave and current loads

Faculties of Engineering, Science and Medicine
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Aalborg University


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