Institut für Energietechnik (IET)

Master of Science in Engineering

Wind turbine design – aerodynamics and dynamics

We offer a seminar in wind energy, "Wind turbine design – aerodynamics and dynamics", as part of the "Master of Science in Engineering" (in English). Please get in touch if you are interested in taking part in this seminar next semester (FS2020).

Workshop 1:
•    Wind turbine concepts and components.
•    Rotor blade structure and materials.
•    Drive train components.
•    Wind conditions.
•    Exercises.

Workshop 2:
•    Rotor aerodynamics 1 – power from the wind.
•    Rotor aerodynamics 2 – blade design.
•    Wind turbine design and certification.
•    Exercises.
•    Introduction to individual project: wind turbine design using ASHES software.

Workshop 3:
•    Wind turbine towers.
•    Wind turbine dynamics.
•    Exercises.

Workshop 4:
•    Project presentations.
•    Oral exams.


ASHES software


Dr. Sarah Barber
Oberseestrasse 10
CH-8640 Rapperswil SG
+41 (0)55 222 42 62