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School of Engineering and Computing Sciences (ECS)

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Professor Peter Tavner - all publications

Books: authored

Conference papers

Edited works: conference proceedings

  • Crabtree, C. J., Feng, Y & Tavner, P. J. (2010). Detecting incipient wind turbine gearbox failure: a signal analysis method for on-line condition monitoring. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Warsaw, Poland, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Wilkinson, M. R. Hendriks, B., Spinato, F., Gomez, E.,, Bulacio, H., Roca, J., Tavner, P., Feng, Y. & Long, H. (2010). Methodology and Results of the Reliawind Reliability Field Study. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Warsaw, Poland, EWEA.
  • Smolders, K., Long, H., Feng, Y. & Tavner, P. J. (2010). Reliability Analysis and Prediction of Wind Turbine Gearboxes. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Warsaw, Poland, EWEA.
  • Tavner, P. J., Gindele, R., Faulstich, S, Hahn, B, Whittle, M. W. G. & Greenwood, D. M. (2010). Study of effects of weather & location on wind turbine failure rates. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Warsaw, Poland, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Tavner, P. J., Higgins, A., Arabian, H., Long, H. & Feng, Y. (2010). Using an FMEA Method to Compare Prospective Wind Turbine Design Reliabilities. European Wind Energy Conference, Technical Track, Warsaw, Poland, EWEA.
  • Djurovic, S., Williamson, S., Tavner, P.J. & Yang, W. (2009). Condition monitoring artefacts for detecting winding faults in wind turbine DFIGs. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Marseille, France, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Watson, S. J., Xiang, J., Yang,W., Tavner, P. J. & Crabtree, C. J. (2009). Condition monitoring of a wind turbine doubly-fed induction generator. European Wind Energy Conference, Technical Track, Marseille, France, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Wilkinson, M. R,, Harman, K., Tavner, P. J. & Hendriks, B. (2009). Derivation of Wind Turbine Reliability Profiles from Operational Data. European Wind Energy Conference, Technical Track, Marseille, France, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Faulstich, S Hahn,B, Lyding,P & Tavner, P J (2009). Reliability of offshore turbines – identifying risks by onshore experience. European Offshore Wind Conference.
  • Tavner, P J , Spinato, F, van Bussel, G J W & Koutoulakos, E (2008). Reliability of Different Wind Turbine Concepts with Relevance to Offshore Application. European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track, Brussels, Belgium, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Polinder, H, van der Pijl, F F A, de Vilder, G J & Tavner, P J (2005). Comparison of Direct-Drive and Geared Generator Concepts for Wind Turbines. IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines & Drives, San Antonio, USA, IEEE.
  • Wilkinson, MR & Tavner, PJ (2005). Extracting condition monitoring information from a wind turbine drive train. 39th Universities Power Engineering Conference, Bristol.
  • Smith, S, Todd, R, Barnes, M & Tavner, PJ (2005). Improved energy conversion for doubly-fed wind generators. Annual IAS Conference, Hong Kong, IEEE.
  • Tavner, P J, Xiang, J & Spinato, F (2005). Improving the reliability of wind turbine generation and its impact on overall distribution network reliability. 18th International Conference on Electricity Distribution, Turin, Italy, IEE.
  • Tavner, P.J. & Xiang, J.P. (2005). Wind Turbine Reliability, How Does it Compare with other Embedded Generation Sources. IEE RTDN Conference, London, 2005, IEE.
  • Ran L,, Tavner P J, & Bumby J R (2004). Control of a doubly-fed induction generator to ride-through a grid side fault. 16th International Electrical Machines Conference, Cracow, Poland.
  • Roberts P C,, McMahon R A, Tavner P J, Maciejowski J M & Flack T J (2004). Performance of rotors in a Brushless Doubly-Fed Induction Machine (BDFM). 16th International Conference of International Machines, Cracow, Poland.
  • Ran, L, Bumby, JR & Tavner, PJ (2004). Use of turbine inertia for power smoothing of wind turbines with a DFIG. 11th International Conference on Harmonics & Quality of Power, USA, IEEE.
  • Tavner, PJ & Caselotti, P (2003). Practical issues in the manufacture of high efficiency electric motors. 3rd International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, Treviso, Italy, Springer Verlag.
  • Gallant, TA & Tavner, PJ (2002). Low starting current cage induction motors for the offshore petrochemical industry. 1st International Conference on Power Electronics Machines & Drives, Bath, UK, IEE.
  • Caselotti, P, Conchetto, A & Tavner, PJ (2000). High efficiency motors - Performance, economy & reliability, by optimisation. 2nd International Conference on Energy Efficiency Imrpovements in Electric Motors, London, UK, Springer Verlag.
  • Tavner, PJ & Hasson, JP (1999). Predicting the design life of high integrity rotating electrical machines. 9th International Conference on Electrical Machines & Drives, Canterbury, UK, IEE.
  • Clegg, B, Griffiths, HR, Hall, DJ & Tavner, PJ (1999). The application of drives and generator technology to a modern container ship. 9th International Conference on Electrical Machines & Drives, Canterbury, UK, IEE.
  • Pratt, JW, Carpenter, MJ, Mistry, AL & Tavner, PJ (1999). The design of modern air-cooled turbogenerators for gas turbine power stations. 9th International Conference on Electrical Machines & Drives, Canterbury, UK, IEE.
  • Gallant, T A, Jackson, B & Tavner, P J (1997). Large flameproof cage induction machines for exceptional ambient temperatures. 8th International Conference on Electrical Macines & Drives, London, UK, IEE.
  • Tavner, PJ (1989). Condition Monitoring - The Way Ahead for Large Electrical Machines. 4th International Conference on Electrical Machines & Drives, London, UK, IEE.
  • Tavner, P J, Wade, N W & Wilkinson, D A R (1988). Assuring the integrity of large electrical machines in a power station refurbishment programme. International Conference on Refurbishment of Power Station Electrical Plant, London, IEE.

Journal papers: academic

Journal papers: online

  • Tavner P.J. (2008). Wind power as a clean energy contributor. Energy Policy 36 : 4397-4400.

Journal papers: popular

Reports: official

  • Tavner P J & et al (1990). Report on an Investigation by UK Manufacturers of Large Electrical Machines into Problems of Electrical Motors of Type Exe & ExN Operating in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres. Rotating Electrical Machines Association. London, BEAMA.