kiteKRAFT

kiteKRAFT kite flying in clouds.

Company website: https://kitekraft.de

Company blog: https://medium.com/kitekraft

Company Youtube channel: Link

Technical University of Munich (TUM) research webpage: Link

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RESEARCH

  1. Florian Bauer. “Multidisciplinary Optimization of Drag Power Kites”. Dissertation. Technical University of Munich. Planned publication in 2021.
  2. Florian Bauer, Hannes Börngen, Ralph M. Kennel. “Power Electronic Topologies of Drag Power Kites”. In: Book of Abstracts of the Airborne Wind Energy Conference 2019. Ed. by Roland Schmehl, and Oliver Tulloch. Delft University of Technology, and University of Strathclyde Glasgow, 2019, pp. 148–151. isbn: 978-94-6366-213-0. doi: 10.4233/uuid:57fd203c-e069-11e9-9fcb-441ea15f7c9c. url: https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:57fd203c-e069-11e9-9fcb-441ea15f7c9c?collection=research. Conference video available from: http://www.awec2019.com. download: Slides-PDF.
  3. Simon Watson, Alberto Moro, Vera Reis, Charalampos Baniotopoulos, Stephan Barth, Gianni Bartoli, Florian Bauer, Elisa Boelman, Dennis Bosse, Antonello Cherubini, Alessandro Croce, Lorenzo Fagiano, Marco Fontana, Adrian Gambier, Konstantinos Gkoumas, Christopher Golightly, Mikel Iribas Latour, Peter Jamieson, John Kaldellis, Andrew Macdonald, Jimmy Murphy, Michael Muskulus, Francesco Petrini, Luca Pigolotti, Flemming Rasmussen, Philippe Schild, Roland Schmehl, Nafsika Stavridou, John Tande, Nigel Taylor, Thomas Telsnig, Ryan Wiser. “Future emerging technologies in the wind power sector: A European perspective”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 113. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.109270. url: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364032119304782. download: Full Paper-PDF.
  4. Florian Bauer, Daniel Petzold, Ralph M. Kennel, Filippo Campagnolo, and Roland Schmehl. “Control of a Drag Power Kite over the Entire Wind Speed Range”. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. July 3, 2019. doi: 10.2514/1.G004207. url: https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.G004207. download: Preprint-PDF.
  5. Florian Bauer and Ralph M. Kennel. “Design Sensitivities of Drag Power Kites”. In: 8th Energy Colloquium of the Munich School of Engineering “Advances in Energy Transition”. Ed. by Thomas Hamacher. Garching-Hochbrück, Germany: Technical University of Munich, Munich School of Engineering, July 19, 2018, p. 108. doi: 10.14459/2018md1449240. url: http://www.mse.tum.de/veranstaltungen/mse-kolloquium/kolloquium-2018/. download: Abstract-PDF, Poster-PDF.
  6. Florian Bauer and Ralph M. Kennel. “Fault Tolerant Power Electronic System for Drag Power Kites”. In: Journal of Renewable Energy (Hindawi) 2018 (Apr. 16, 2018). doi: 10.1155/2018/1306750. url: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jre/2018/1306750/. download: Preprint Paper-PDF, Full Paper-PDF.
  7. Florian Bauer, Ralph M. Kennel, Christoph M. Hackl, Filippo Campagnolo, Michael Patt, and Roland Schmehl. “Power Curve and Design Optimization of Drag Power Kites”. In: Book of Abstracts of the Airborne Wind Energy Conference 2017. Ed. by Moriz Diehl, Rachel Leuthold, and Roland Schmehl. Freiburg, Germany: Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg and Delft University of Technology, 2017, pp. 72–73. isbn: 978-94-6186-846-6. doi: 10.4233/uuid:4c361ef1-d2d2-4d14-9868-16541f60edc7. url: https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid:c40f14fc-b4ba-498a-84c4-f2b745b4417b. Conference video available from: http://www.awec2017.com. download: Slides-PDF.
  8. Florian Bauer, Ralph M. Kennel, Christoph M. Hackl, Filippo Campagnolo, Michael Patt, and Roland Schmehl. “Drag power kite with very high lift coefficient”. In: Renewable Energy (Elsevier) 118.Supplement C (2018), pp. 290–305. issn: 0960-1481. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2017.10.073. url: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148117310285. download: Preprint-PDF.
  9. Florian Bauer, Christoph M. Hackl, Keyue Smedley, and Ralph M. Kennel. “Multicopter With Series Connected Propeller Drives”. In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology 26.2 (March 2018), pp. 563–574. issn: 1063-6536. doi: 10.1109/TCST.2017.2679071. url: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7888441/. download: Preprint-PDF.
  10. Florian Bauer, Christoph M. Hackl, Keyue Smedley, and Ralph M. Kennel. “‘Virtual’-power-hardware-in-the-loop simulations for crosswind kite power with ground generation”. In: 2016 American Control Conference (ACC). Boston, USA, 2016, pp. 4071–4076. doi: 10.1109/ACC.2016.7525561. url: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7525561/. download: Preprint-PDF.
  11. Florian Bauer. “Airborne Wind Energy – The Future of Wind Energy?” In: IDTechEx Show! Energy Harvesting & Storage. Santa Clara, USA, November 18–19, 2015. url: https://www.idtechex.com/events/presentations/airborne-wind-energy-the-future-of-wind-energy-007459.asp. download: Slides-PDF.
  12. Florian Bauer, Christoph M. Hackl, Keyue Smedley, and Ralph M. Kennel. “Crosswind Kite Power with Tower”. In: Airborne Wind Energy. Advances in Technology Development and Research. Ed. by Roland Schmehl. Green Energy and Technology. Springer, Singapore, 2018, pp. 441–462. isbn: 978-981-10-1946-3. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-1947-0_18. url: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-10-1947-0_18. download: Preprint-PDF.
    1. Florian Bauer, Christoph M. Hackl, Keyue Smedley, and Ralph M. Kennel. “On Multicopter-Based Launch and Retrieval Concepts for Lift Mode Operated Power Generating Kites”. In: Book of Abstracts of the International Airborne Wind Energy Conference 2015. Ed. by Roland Schmehl. Delft, The Netherlands: Delft University of Technology, 2015, p. 92–93. isbn: 978-94-6186-486-4. doi: 10.4233/uuid:7df59b79-2c6b-4e30-bd58-8454f493bb09. url: https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid%3A378559a9-499e-49dd-a357-d7521a338254?collection=research. Conference video available from: http://www.awec2015.com/.
    2. Florian Bauer, Christoph M. Hackl, Keyue Smedley, and Ralph M. Kennel. “Multicopter-Based Launching and Landing of Lift Power Kites”. In: Airborne Wind Energy. Advances in Technology Development and Research. Ed. by Roland Schmehl. Green Energy and Technology. Springer, Singapore, 2018, pp. 463–489. isbn: 978-981-10-1946-3. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-1947-0_19. url: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-981-10-1947-0_19. download: Preprint-PDF.
    1. Korbinian Schechner, Florian Bauer, and Christoph M. Hackl. “DC-link Control for Airborne Wind Energy Systems During Pumping Mode”. In: Book of Abstracts of the International Airborne Wind Energy Conference 2015. Ed. by Roland Schmehl. Delft, The Netherlands: Delft University of Technology, 2015, p. 39. isbn: 978-94-6186-486-4. doi: 10.4233/uuid:7df59b79-2c6b-4e30-bd58-8454f493bb09. url: https://repository.tudelft.nl/islandora/object/uuid%3A114710f1-b5ba-4d03-88f5-c5db05f1583b?collection=research Conference video available from: http://www.awec2015.com/.
    2. Korbinian Schechner, Florian Bauer, and Christoph M. Hackl. “Nonlinear DC-link PI Control for Airborne Wind Energy Systems During Pumping Mode”. In: Airborne Wind Energy. Advances in Technology Development and Research. Ed. by Roland Schmehl. Green Energy and Technology. Springer, Singapore, 2018, pp. 241–276. isbn: 978-981-10-1946-3. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-1947-0_11. url: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-10-1947-0_11.
  13. Florian Bauer. “QtPLC: A C++11 Qt PLC library for a Preempt-RT real time Linux based distributed control system for airborne wind energy”. Master thesis. Technical University of Munich. 2013. download: Thesis-PDF.
  14. Florian Bauer. ”Luenberger-Beobachter und Extended Kalman-Filter: Ein Vergleich” (engl.: ”Luenberger Observer and Extended Kalman Filter: A Comparison”). Student seminar paper. Technical University of Munich. 2013. download: Paper-PDF, Slides-PDF, Slides-Keynote, Slides-Quicktime, Simulink model.
  15. Florian Bauer: “Optimierung des Pitchantriebsreglers der AREVA Wind M5000” (engl.: “Optimization of the pitch controller of the AREVA Wind M5000”). Fachhochschule Bielefeld, University of Applied Sciences/AREVA Wind, 2012.
  16. Florian Bauer, and Jörn Loviscach: “A Low-Cost Single-Pixel Thermographic Camera”. In: Proceedings of EGUK TP.CG 2011, pp. 67-68, 2011. download: Poster. video: http://youtu.be/R-6b2pCTJsw.
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