Certificates of Advanced Studies

Wind Energy Converter Systems


The certificate 'Wind Energy Converter Systems' is focused on engineering, planning and managing aspects of wind turbine technology, wind turbines and wind farms. It provides the knowledge about classical and recently developed wind turbine components. Design and analysis methods for modern on- and o shore foundations, towers, rotor blades and nacelle systems will be taught. Modules about planning, management, administration of wind turbines and wind parks will complete the profile of project responsible wind engineers.


Participants of the certificate program will learn the state-of-the-art technology of wind energy system components and the concepts of the regarded technologies. Based on this they would be able to develop high quality standard components and they will also have the capability to overcome the current technical limitations of these elements of wind turbines. The engineers are able to design modern, energy efficient, economical and reliable foundations, towers, rotor blades and nacelle systems and to invent related new design concepts and technologies. Encouraged by their competences in planning, managing and administrative aspects the students are well equipped for leading positions in the fields of wind turbine development and construction as well as for the operation and maintenance of wind energy systems.