Programme

List of topics

  • Aerodynamics of wind turbines.
  • Wind and hydrodynamic loads for wind turbines.
  • Wind characteristics in urban environments.
  • Wind tunnel testing of wind energy systemss.
  • Technology readiness level (TRL) of wind energy for urban boundary layer.
  • Harvesting energy from the energy-containing large scales of turbulence: the built environment turbulent flows.
  • Aerodynamic optimization of wind energy converter supporting structures.
  • Onshore wind energy converters and aeolian parks.
  • Offshore wind energy converters and aeolian parks.
  • Structural design of wind energy support structures.
  • Structural dynamics for energy converters.
  • Numerical modelling of the structural behavior of wind turbine towers.
  • Fatigue issues in wind energy converters.
  • Structural connections in wind energy structures.
  • Detailing in wind energy converter structural design.
  • Vibrations in wind energy converters.
  • Foundations of onshore and offshore wind energy structures.
  • Seismic analysis and design of wind energy structures.
  • Wind energy and power electronics and smart grids.
  • Wind energy operations & control.
  • Power quality and wind energy systems.
  • Wind energy and electricity storage options.
  • Generator/drive systems and wind energy systems.
  • Electricity markets incorporating wind energy.
  • Wind energy in built environment and social impact.
  • Strategic planning for wind energy in built environment.
  • Life cycle approach to wind energy technology.
  • Economics and incentives for wind in the built environment.
  • Wind energy economics and economics of smart cities: capacity factors and costs of energy.
  • Policy framework for wind energy in the built environment.
  • Wind energy stakeholders involvement.
  • Wind energy and built environment: case studies.
  • Integrated approaches and smart cities.
  • Smart cities and wind energy opportunities.
  • Unconventional innovative design of wind energy converters.
  • Noise of wind energy converters.
  • Environment impact of wind energy harvesting in the built environment.

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