Lehrstuhl für Elektrische Maschinen und Antriebe

Wind turbines

Lecture content

  • Importance of non-conventional power generation systems in the 21st century, Historical development, Physical principles, Aerodynamics of the rotor, Partial load behavior and characteristics, Constructive design, The wind, Mechanical - electrical energy conversion by generators, Converter systems, Grid connection, Economic efficiency, Example system, Offshore

More information about the event

Scope: 5 SWS / 6 LP
Lecturer: Professor Stefan Soter
Frequency: winter semester
Form of examination: oral




Students will master the mechanics of mechanical engineering (physics of wind, aerodynamics of rotor blades, structural design) for the operation of wind turbines. They also master electrical machines, the associated power electronics, the grid connection as well as the economic efficiency of wind turbines.

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