By Paul A. Lynn
A hugely available and authoritative account of wind energy’s clinical history, present expertise, and overseas prestige, with an emphasis on huge generators and wind farms, either onshore and offshore
Topics coated include:
- a short background of wind energy
- the nature of the wind
- turbine aerodynamics, mechanics, and electrics
- wind farms
- offshore possibilities and challenges
- grid integration of wind energy
- economic and environmental aspects
Whilst intellectually rigorous, this isn't an instructional treatise. Key equations are totally mentioned, delivering crucial theoretical history. The textual content is supported by means of copious illustrations and approximately 50 inspiring full-colour pictures from round the world.
This ebook is geared toward a large readership together with pros, coverage makers and staff within the strength region short of a uncomplicated appreciation of the underlying ideas of wind power or a short replace. Its kind and point also will entice moment and 3rd yr undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of renewable and wind strength, strength structures and electrical/electronic engineering. It additionally supplies a concise account of the know-how for the big and growing to be variety of those who are attracted to onshore and offshore wind farms and the contribution they're making to carbon-free electrical energy new release within the 21st century.