Training Course: Electrical Runout and Digital Twins

6 June 2023, 11:00 – 14:15 EEST, ABB, Helsinki, Finland

EMPIR project Metrology for enhanced reliability and efficiency of wind energy systems (19ENG07, Met4Wind) will host a training course on electrical runout and digital twins at ABB in Helsinki, Finland.


Please note that these times are Eastern European Summer Time.

11:00 Lunch

12:00 Welcome (Raine Viitala, Aalto University)

12:05 Practical use of eddy current sensors and so-called electrical runout at ABB (Kirsi Peltola, Timo Holopainen, ABB)

  • Usage and benefits of eddy current sensors in ABB products
  • Problems & statistics
  • Current mitigation strategies at ABB


 12:45 Eddy current sensors & electrical runout (Kalle Kinnunen, Raine Viitala, Aalto University)

  • Operating principle and connection to digital twins
  • Electrical runout – what is it? Root cause analysis
  • Potential methods to mitigate electrical runout
    • Latest research results
    • Demonstration


13:45 Coffee and free discussion

14:15 End of training

Further information and registration

For further information, and to register (free of charge) please contact Raine Viitala

This EMPIR project is co-funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and the EMPIR Participating States