Wind Energy EngineeringBook - 2011
A practical, professional guide to engineering and managing wind energy in real-world implementations
Wind Energy Engineering offers a collective and holistic engineering approach for effectively using wind energy as a viable and economical energy source. Wind energy is a multidisciplinary engineering field that requires mechanical, aeronautical, electrical, civil, materials engineering, meteorology, and land developing knowledge. This comprehensive volume covers all of these areas.
The book provides wind engineering training for engineers, technicians, and technical managers. It is ideal for those who are entering the field of wind energy as well as experienced, practicing engineers. Wind Energy Engineering covers everything from wind physics to optimal location and installation.
Wind Energy EngineeringDiscusses foundation design, civil works design, and electrical engineering design Covers optical layout of turbines Includes information on wind assessments, measurements and detailed wind energy assessment methodologies Is written by a global expert in the planning of wind projects Provides practical planning and installation skills as well as technical knowledge
Features detailed information on:
Physics of wind; Wind energy and power; Small turbines; Utility scale turbines; Electrical components of turbines; Aerodynamics of wind turbine blades; Project Siting; Wind resource assessment; Wind speed and direction measurement; Assessment and planning of wind projects; Installation and commissioning of wind projects; Wind energy economics; and more