Author Archives: Kostas Latoufis

‘Design and construction of a digital data logger using Raspberry Pi and Arduino platforms for measurements in small wind turbine applications’

Abstract The purpose of this thesis is the design and constructing of a low cost, open source data logger, for connection to small wind turbine applications. The implementation was based on Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms. For the project needs, … Continue reading

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‘Development of an open source metering device and data post-processing system for use in small wind turbine applications’

Abstract The purpose of this diploma thesis is to develop and implement a measurement system for small wind turbine applications and the monitoring system of the measurements, remotely. The implementation is entirely based on the open source philosophy with emphasis … Continue reading

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‘Review and evaluation of international standards for the collection, storage and analysis of data in small wind turbine applications’

Abstract This diploma thesis focuses on providing detailed information on the principles and methods employed in the collection, storage and analysis of data measurements. In this context, it further facilitates the establishment of an enabling environment for the rapid uptake … Continue reading

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‘Design and construction of passive filters for the reduction of acoustic noise emissions of locally manufactured small wind turbines in direct battery charging applications’

Abstract Subject of the present diploma thesis is the study and construction of a device for eliminating the noise produced by small locally-made wind turbines in autonomous systems. The noise source is initially assumed, and then proved, to be electromagnetic. … Continue reading

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July 2018 – Renewable energy course for university students in South Africa

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December 2018 – Renewable energy course with the Indian National Institute of Wind Energy

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‘Analysis of the furling system of locally manufactured small wind turbines’

Abstract The purpose of this diploma thesis is to study and simulate the passive power control mechanism (furling) in small wind turbines, as well as to verify the results of the simulation with experimental measurements. The experimental measurements of the … Continue reading

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