Electromechanical Conversion

Henk Polinder, Asger Bech Abrahamsen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeChapterScientific


Within this document, electromechanical conversion refers to the components and systems in between the hub and electrical connections. In state-of-the-art wind turbines, electromechanical conversion mostly consists of a combination of a gearbox, a generator and a power electronic converter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLong-term Research Challenges in Wind Energy
Subtitle of host publicationA Research Agenda by the European Academy of Wind Energy
EditorsGijs van Kuik, Joachim Peinke
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-46919-5
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-46918-8
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameResearch Topics in Wind Energy
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISSN (Print)2196-7806


  • Renewable and Green Energy
  • Physics of Energy Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • International Relations

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