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Durham University

Department of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Christopher Crabtree - all publications

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

  • Dao, Cuong D., Kazemtabrizi, Behzad & Crabtree, Christopher J. (2019), Impacts of Reliability on Operational Performance and Cost of Energy Evaluation of Multimegawatt, Far-offshore Wind Turbines, Volume 3: Structures, Safety, and Reliability: ASME 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OMAE) 2019. Glasgow, UK, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  • Dao, Cuong D., Kazemtabrizi, Behzad & Crabtree, Christopher J. (2019), Modelling the Effects of Reliability and Maintenance on Levelised Cost of Wind Energy, ASME Turbo Expo 2019. Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Thompson, A., Kazemtabrizi, B., Crabtree, C. J., Dao, C., Dinmohamdi, F. & Flynn, D. (2019), Reliability and Economic Evaluation of High Voltage Direct Current interconnectors for large-scale renewable energy integration and transmission, 15th IET International conference on AC and DC Power Transmission. Coventry, UK, IET.
  • Brigham, K., Zappalá, D., Crabtree, C.J. & Donaghy-Spargo, C. (2018), Automated Fault Detection in Wind Turbine Induction Generators with Rotor Electrical Asymmetry, International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Liverpool, UK.
  • Zappalá, D., Crabtree, C.J. & Hogg, S. (2018), Investigating wind turbine dynamic transient loads using contactless shaft torque measurements, IET Renewable Power Generation Conference 2018. Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Smith, C.J., Zappalá, D., Crabtree,C.J., Lapiedra, J. & Mulholland, B. (2018), Power Converter Junction Temperature Measurement using Infra-red Sensor, International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Liverpool, UK.
  • Zappalá, D., Crabtree, C.J., Smith, C.J., Lapiedra, J. & Mulholland, B. (2017), Converter Reliability in Wind Turbines today – Onshore & Offshore, HUSUM Wind 2017. Husum, Germany.
  • Smith, C.J., Wadge, G.N., Crabtree, C.J. & Matthews, P.C. (2015), Characterisation of Electrical Loading Experienced by a Nacelle Power Converter, European Wind Energy Association 2015. Paris, France, European Wind Energy Association, Paris.
  • Smith, C.J., Crabtree, C.J. & Matthews, P.C. (2015), Evaluation of Synthetic Wind Speed Time Series for Reliability Analysis of Offshore Wind Farms, European Wind Energy Association 2015. Paris, France, European Wind Energy Association, Paris.
  • Smith, C.J., Crabtree, C.J. & Matthews, P.C. (2015), Experimental Set-up for Applying Wind Turbine Operating Profiles to the Nacelle Power Converter, 11th EAWE PhD Seminar. Stuttgart, Germany, EAWE.
  • Secker, M., Crabtree, C.J. & Zappalá, D. (2015), Wind Turbine Non-Intrusive Torque Monitoring, European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track. Paris, France, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Zappalá, D., Crabtree, C.J., Vilchis-Rodriguez, D.S., Tavner, P.J., Djurović, S. & Smith, A.C. (2014), Advanced Algorithms for Automatic Wind Turbine Generator Fault Detection and Diagnosis, European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track. Barcelona, Spain, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Ahmad, T., Smith, C.J., Matthews, P.C., Crabtree, C.J. & Kazemtabrizi, B. (2014), Determining the Wind Speed Distribution within a Wind Farm considering Site Wind Characteristics and Wake Effects, 10th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe, EAWE. Orléans, France, EAWE, 131-134.
  • Smith, C.J., Crabtree, C.J., Matthews, P.C. & Kazemtabrizi, B. (2014), Modelling and Evaluation of Wind Speed Time Series for Reliability Analysis of Offshore Wind Farms, 10th PhD Seminar on Wind Energy in Europe, EAWE. Orléans, France, EAWE, Orléans, 159-162.
  • Zappalá, D., Tavner, P.J., Crabtree, C.J. & Sheng, S. (2013), Sideband Algorithm for Automatic Wind Turbine Gearbox Fault Detection and Diagnosis, European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track. Vienna, Austria, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Zappalá, D., Tavner, P.J. & Crabtree, C.J. (2012), Gear Fault Detection Automation Using WindCon Frequency Tracking, European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track. Copenhagen, Denmark, European Wind Energy Association.
  • Crabtree, C. J. (2012), Operational and Reliability Analysis of Offshore Wind Farms, European Wind Energy Association Annual Event. Copenhagen, Copenhagen.
  • Vilchis-Rodriguez, D., Djurovic, S., Smith, A. C. & Crabtree, C. J. (2012), Wind Turbine Induction Generator Fault Frequency Tracking by Reference Frame Transformation, 6th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Bristol, Bristol.
  • Crabtree, C.J. & Tavner, P.J. (2011), Condition Monitoring Algorithm Suited to Wind Turbine Use, IET Renewable Power Generation. Edinburgh, UK, Edinburgh.
  • Djurovic, S., Crabtree, C.J., Smith, A.C. & Tavner, P.J. (2011), Influence of DFIG Rotor Fault Severity on Stator Current and Power Spectral Content, European Wind Energy Association. Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, 300-303.
  • Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., Crabtree, C.J., Long, H. & Tavner, P.J. (2011), Use of SCADA and CMS Signals for Failure Detection and Diagnosis of a Wind Turbine Gearbox, European Wind Energy Association. Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, 17-19.
  • Crabtree, C.J., Djurovic, S., Tavner, P.J. & Smith, A.C. (2010), Condition Monitoring of a Wind Turbine DFIG by Current or Power Analysis, 5th IET International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives. Brighton, UK, Brighton.
  • Crabtree, C.J., Feng, Y. & Tavner, P.J. (2010), Detecting Incipient Gearbox Failure in Wind Turbines: A New Signal Analysis Method for Online Condition Monitoring, European Wind Energy Conference. Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw.
  • Crabtree, C.J., Djurovic, S., Tavner, P.J. & Smith, A.C. (2010), Fault Frequency Tracking During Transient Operation of Wind Turbine Generators, 19th International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM). Rome, Italy, Rome.
  • Yang, W, Tavner, P. J. & Crabtree, C. J. (2009), An Intelligent Approach to the Condition Monitoring of Large Scale Wind Turbines, European Wind Energy Conference, Scientific Track. Marseille, France, European Wind Energy Association, Marseille.
  • Yang, W., Jiang, J., Tavner, P.J. & Crabtree, C.J. (2008), Monitoring Wind Turbine Condition by the Approach of Empirical Mode Decomposition, International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems. 736-740.
  • Yang, W., Tavner, P. J., Crabtree, C. J. & Wilkinson, M. (2008), Research on a Simple, Cheap but Globally Effective Condition Monitoring Technique for Wind Turbines, International Conference on Electrical Machines.

Doctoral Thesis

  • Crabtree, C.J. (2011). Condition Monitoring Techniques for Wind Turbines. School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. Durham University. PhD.

Edited book

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Feng, Y., Qiu, Y., Crabtree, C.J. & Tavner, P.J. (2011). Predicting gearbox failures in wind turbines. Modern Energy Review 3(2): 62-66.

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