FP7 Project:

Health Monitoring of Offshore Wind Farms (HEMOW)




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Documents, Publications, and Reports


  1. IRESES Reporting Guidelines - irses-reporting-guidelines_en
  2. HEMOW Project Time Sheet - FP7 Timesheet
  3. Programme of International Scientific Seminar on "Wind Farm Health Monitoring: Bridging the gap between NDE and SHM"
  4. Database and report: Gear Fatigue Experimental Data using Eddy Current Pulsed Thermography and Magnetic Barkhausen Noise


  • Papers in regular journals:
    1. Grzegorz Psuj, Tomasz Chady and Cesar Giron Camerini: Eddy Current Transducer Dedicated for Sigma Phase Evaluation in Duplex Stainless Steel, Journal of Sensors, Volume 2012, Article ID 851231, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, doi:10.1155/2012/851231
    2. T. Chady, P. Lopato, and B. Szymanik: Terahertz and Thermal Testing of Glass-Fiber Reinforced Composites with Impact Damages, Journal of Sensors, Volume 2012, Article ID 954867, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, doi:10.1155/2012/954867
    3. Grzegorz Psuj, Tomasz Chady and Masato Enokizono: Observation of material degradation under fatigue and static loading condition using selected electromagnetic NDT methods, Materials Science Forum Vol. 721 (2012), pp. 120-126, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.721.120
    4. L. Cheng and G.Y. Tian, "Surface crack detection for carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) materials using pulsed eddy current thermography", IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 11, No. 12, pp. 3261-3268, 2011.
    5. L. Cheng and G.Y. Tian, "Comparison of nondestructive testing methods on detection of delaminations in composites", Journal of Sensors, vol. 2012, Article ID 408437, pp. 1-7. DOI:10.1155/2012/408437, 2012.
    6. L. Cheng and G.Y. Tian, "Transient thermal behaviour of eddy current pulsed thermography for non-destructive evaluation of composites", IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 62, issue 5, pp. 1215-1222, 2013.
    7. D. Atkinson, G. Pannell, W. Cao, B. Zahawi, T. Abeyasekera, M. Jovanovic, "A doubly-fed induction generator test facility for grid fault ride-through analysis," IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, Vol. 15, Issue 6, Dec. 2012, pp. 20-27.
    8. Ping Wang, Y. Yan, Gui Yun Tian, Omar Bouzid, Zhiguo Ding, Investigation of Wireless Sensor Networks for Structural Health Monitoring, Journal of Sensors, vol. 2012, Jan/2012
    9. OM Bouzid, GY Tian, J Neasham, B Sharif, Envelope and Wavelet Transform for Sound Localisation at Low Sampling Rates in Wireless Sensor Networks, Journal of Sensors 2012
    10. YK Zhu, GY Tian, RS Lu, H Zhang, A review of optical NDT technologies, Sensors 11 (8), 7773-7798
    11. Wuhua Li, Chi Xu, Hongbing Yu, Yunjie Gu, Xiangning He, "Analysis, Design and Implementation of Isolated Bidirectional Converter with Winding-Cross-Coupled Inductors for High Step-Up and High Step-Down Conversion System," in Proc. IET Power Electron., Accepted.
    12. Yihua Hu, Yan Deng, Xiangning He. "PV Module Fault Category Study Based on Temperature Distribution Analysis" IEEE Trans. Energy Conversion (Under review, Paper ID: TEC-00294-2013 ).
    13. Yihua Hu, Bin Gao, Gui Yun Tian, Xueguan Song, Kongjing Li, Xiangning He. "Photovoltaic Fault Detection Using a Parameter Based Model" Solar Energy (Under review, Paper ID: SE-S-13-00180).
    14. Qiu Lei, Liu Menglong, Qing Xinlin, Yuan Shenfang. A quantitative multi-damage monitoring method for large-scale complex composite. Structural Health Monitoring, 2013, 12(3):183-196.
    15. Yuan Shenfang, Liu Peipei, Qiu Lei. A miniaturized composite impact monitor and its evaluation research; Sensors and Actuators A-Physical, 2012, 184:182-192.
    16. Yuan Shenfang, Qiu Lei, Gao Shang Tong Yao, Yang Weiwei. Providing self-healing ability for wireless sensor node by using reconfigurable hardware; Sensors, 2012, 12(11):14570-14591.
    17. Yuan Shenfang, Liang Dong, Qiu Lei, and Liu Menglong. Mobile multi-agent evaluation method for wireless sensor networks-based large-scale structural health monitoring, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Volume 2012, Article ID 164527, doi:10.1155/2012/164527
    18. Qiu Lei, Yuan Shenfang, Shi Xiaoling, Huang Tianxiang. Design of piezoelectric transducer layer with electromagnetic shielding and high connection reliability. Smart Materials & Structures, 2012, 21(7): 075032.
    19. Liu Peipei, Yuan Shenfang, Qiulei. Development of a PZT-based wireless digital monitor for composite impact monitoring. Smart Materials & Structures, 2012, 21:1-10.
    20. Liang Dong, Yuan Shenfang, Liu Menglong. Distributed coordination algorithm for impact location of preciseness and real-time on composite structures, Measurement, 2013, 46: 527-536.
    21. Xiaoyue Zhang, Shenfang Yuan, Menglong Liu, Weibo Yang. Analytical modeling of Lamb wave propagation in composite laminate bonded with piezoelectric actuator based on Mindlin plate theory, Journal of Vibroengineering, 2012, 14(4): 1681-1700.
    22. Qiu Lei, Yuan Shenfang, Zhang Xiaoyue, Wang Yu, A time reversal focusing based impact imaging method and its evaluation on complex composite structures, Smart Materials & Structures, 2011, 20.
    23. Qiu Lei, Yuan Shenfang, A phase synthesis time reversal impact imaging method for on-line composite structure monitoring, Smart Structures and Systems, 2011, 8, 303-320.
    24. Wang Tongguang, Wang Long, Zhong Wei, et al. Large-scale wind turbine blade design and aerodynamic analysis. Chin Sci Bull, 2012, 57: 466–472.
    25. Z Ding, I Krikidis, B Rong, JS Thompson, C Wang, and S Yang, On combating the half-duplex constraint in modern cooperative networks: Protocols and techniques, IEEE Wireless Communications, 19 (6), pp. 20-27, June, 2012
    26. Z Ding, KK Leung, On the combination of cooperative diversity and network coding for wireless uplink transmissions, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 60 (4), pp. 1590-1601, April 2011
    27. Z Ding, KK Leung, DL Goeckel, D Towsley, On the Application of Cooperative Transmission to Secrecy Communications, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 30 (2), 359-368, Feb. 2012
    28. Krikidis, Z. Ding and C. D. Charalambous, "Non-Coherent Energy Detection with Orthogonal Signaling for an Uncoded Two-Way Relay Channel ", IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technologies, vol.61, no.1, pp.404-409, Jan. 2012.
    29. Z. Ding and H. V. Poor, "A General Framework of Precoding Design for Multiple Two-way Relaying Communications", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, (to appear in 2013).
    30. Z. Ding, K. Cumanan, Z. Ma and P. Fan, "Linear Detection for Cooperative Multiple Access Transmission Protocols,", IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technologies, (to appear in 2013).
  • Book chapter
    1. W. Cao, Y. Xie, Z. Tan, "Wind turbine generator technologies," Book Chapter inAdvances in Wind Power, INTECH, Nov. 2012, Chapter 7, pp. 177-204, Carriveau R., ed. Hampshire, UK.
  • Conference Presentation (including invited talk)
    1. Tomasz Chady, Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny: Advanced flux leakage systems for nondestructive evaluation, 2012 Far East Forum on Nondestructive Evaluation/Testing: New Technology, & Application, presented on 24th of May, 2012
    2. C. G. Camerini, G. Psuj and T. Chady and J. M. A. Rebello, "The sigma phase evaluation in duplex stainless steel using ECT method", under review, send to journal of Materials Science Forum, short paper presented at The Seventh Japanese-Mediterranean and Central European Workshop on Applied Electromagnetic Engineering for Magnetic, Superconducting and Nano Materials (JAPMED'7) held in Budapest in July 2011
    3. L. Cheng, G.Y. Tian and B. Szymanik, "Feasibility studies on microwave heating for non-destructive evaluation of glass fibre reinforced plastic composites", Proceedings of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC, China, pp. 47-52, May 2011.
    4. L. Cheng and G.Y. Tian, "Pulsed electromagnetic NDE for defect detection and characterisation in composites," Proceedings of IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, I2MTC, Austria, pp. 1902-1907, May 2012.
    5. G.Y. Tian, L. Cheng, M. Alamin, H. Zhang and Y. He, "Electromagnetic non-destructive methods for corrosion characterisation", ISEM 2011-15th International Symposium on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, Napoli, Italy, Sep 2011.
    6. Y. He, G.Y. Tian, L. Cheng, H. Zhang and P. Jackson, "Parameters influence in steel corrosion evaluation using PEC thermography", Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Automation & Computing, Huddersfield, UK, Sept 2011.
    7. Y. He, G. Tian, L. Cheng, H. Zhang, and P. Jackson, "Corrosion characterisation under coating using pulsed eddy current thermography", in 50th Annual Conference of The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Telford, UK, 2011.
    8. Zheng Liu, Wenping Cao, Zheng Tan, Xueguan Song, Guiyun Tian, "3D thermal analysis of electrical faults in DFIGs," the international Symposium on Diagnostics for Electrical Machines, Power Electronics & Drives (SDEMPED), 2013
    9. Z. Liu, W. Cao, Z. Tan, X. Song, G. Tian, "Condition monitoring of doubly-fed induction generators in offshore wind farms", the Ninth International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA'13), 2013
    10. Z. Tan, W. Cao, X. Song, Z. Liu, B. Zahawi, "Optimization of doubly fed induction generators (DFIGs) for wind power system", the Ninth International Symposium on Linear Drives for Industry Applications (LDIA'13), 2013
    11. W. Cao, Z. Tan, Y. Xie, B. Zahawi, A. Smith, and M. Jovanovic, "Analysis of wind power data for optimising DFIGs", the 2nd International Symposium on Environment-Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA),25-27 June 2012, England, pp. 452-457
    12. Haoze Luo, Pengfei Sun, Yufei Dong, Wuhua Li, Zhengyu Lv, Xiangning He, "Dual T-Type Module Clamped Composite Five Level Converter with Simplified and Modular Structure," in Proc. IEEE ECCE'13, 2013, Accepted.
    13. P. Xu, Z. Ding and X. Dai, "An improved achievable secrecy rate for the relay-eavesdropper channel", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Shanghai, 2013.
    14. Z. Zhao, B. Han, Z. Ding, M. Peng and W. Wang, "A spectrum efficient broadcast scheme based network coding in cellular MIMO networks", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Shanghai, 2013.
    15. K. Cumanan, Y. Rahulamathavan, S. Lambotharan and Z. Ding, "A mixed quality of service based linear transceiver design for multi-user MIMO network with linear transmit covariance constraints", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Shanghai, 2013.
    16. N. Wang, Z. Ding and X. Dai, "An adaptive modulation scheme for two way relaying channel", IEEE International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC-12) , 2012
    17. Z. Ma, Z. Ding and P. Fan, "Impact of Rateless codes on system delay and throughput for network coded multi-source multit-destination scenarios", IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob-12) , 2012.
    18. P. Xu, Z. Ding, X. Dai, I. Krikidis and A. Vasilakos, "A Novel Relay-Assisted Protocol for Cooperative Multiple Access Networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC-12) , May, Canada, 2012
  • Patents:
    1. Wuhua Li, Yi Zhao, Ye Mei, Xiaodong Lv, Xiangning He. Single-phase passive lossless clamped high step-up converter. Issued Number: ZL 200910156995.X, Issued Data: 2012.07.25.
    2. Wuhua Li, Ye Mei, Yi, Zhao, Weichen Li. Sing-phase soft switching high step-up converter for distributed PV generation systems. Issued Number: ZL 201010216333.X, Issued Data: 2012.02.29.
    3. Xiangning He, Yunjie Gu, Wuhua Li, Bo Yang, Yi Zhao, A switched-capacitor-based transformer-less inverter and its applications. Issued Number: ZL 201110042149.2, Issued Data: 2012.12.05.
    4. 发明人:邱雷、袁慎芳、王昊等;专利名称:应用于结构健康监测的高电压宽带Lamb波激励信号产生器;授权编号:ZL201110075005.7;专利类型:发明专利;专利批准国:中国。 Inventor: Qiu Lei, YUAN Shen-fang, Wang Hao, etc.; Patent Name: used for structural health monitoring high voltage broadband Lamb wave excitation signal generator; Authorization Number: ZL201110075005.7; patent type: patent; patent approval country: China.
    5. 发明人:袁慎芳、张炳良、邱雷等;专利名称:一种大型航空结构实时冲击监测仪及方法;授权编号:ZL201110057547.1;专利类型:发明专利;专利批准国:中国。Inventors: YUAN Shen-fang, Anthony, Qiu Lei; Patents: a large aerospace structures and methods of real-time impact monitoring instrument; Authorization Number: ZL201110057547.1; patent type: patent; patent approval: China.


    1. June 2013: Periodic Report
    2. Nov 2011: Report - HEMOW_reporting_YFC, Dr. Yifan Chen (Newcastle University), Visit at NUAA, 7th Aug - 5th Sep, 2011.
    3. May 2011: Report- Start of the HEMOW project- Report on visit to Newcastle University, Dr. Prabhu Rajagopal (Centre of NDE, IIT-Madras, India)

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