The Chair for Wind Power Drives at RWTH Aachen University researches in the field of drive systems for wind turbines (WT).
The acoustic behavior of a WT represents a key technology for using the entire surface potential and increasing acceptance.
Thus, the cause of disturbing noise components should already be identified during the design process and their transmission reduced or even eliminated.
to strengthen our team in the department Wind Plant and Farm Design with emphasis on modelling, simulation and transfer path
Contributing in a research project with focus on acoustic modelling of overall WT system and transfer path analysis.
Extending and improving of existing simulation models.
Developing and optimizing of constructive measures to optimize acoustic transfer paths.
Validating of the developed solutions during field tests.
Cooperating with industrial partners and international research institutes.
Possibility of obtaining a doctoral degree in the course of working on the research project.
Motivation to work independently and on your own responsibility, communication and team skills, as well as a good command of the English and German language.
Passionate approach to solving complex, interdisciplinary problems.
Completed studies (master or comparable) as a mechanical engineer, industrial engineer or mechatronics technician.
Knowledge of machine acoustics, FE and MKS.
Experimental experience is desired.
Basic knowledge of the functionalities of wind turbines is required.
What we offer:
The position is for two years and is to be filled as soon as possible. An extension for another 3 years is planned. This is a full-time position.
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
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Please send your application by March 9, 2020 to
Herrn Professor Dr.-Ing. R. Schelenz
CWD - Chair for Wind Power Drives
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