Wind Energy Engineering

September 22, 2010|
Wind Energy Engineering by Pramod Jain
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This authoritative resource offers comprehensive details on effectively using wind energy as a viable and economical energy source. Featuring a multidisciplinary approach, Wind Energy Engineering covers physics, meteorology, aerodynamics. wind measurement, wind turbine specifications, electricity, and integration with the grid. Planning, site selection, cost assessment, environmental impact, and project management are also discussed. Filled with diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and statistics, this is a definitive reference to current and future developments in wind energy.

Wind Energy Engineering covers:

  • The business of wind energy worldwide
  • Wind energy basics
  • Meteorological properties of wind and air
  • Aerodynamics of wind turbine blades
  • Wind measurement, data management, and reporting
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Advanced topics in resource assessment, including wake, losses, and uncertainty
  • Wind turbine generator components
  • Electricity and generator basics
  • Deploying wind turbines in the grid
  • Environmental impact of wind projects
  • Financial modeling, planning, and execution of wind projects
Chapter 1. Overview of Wind Energy Business; Chapter 2. Basics of Wind Energy and Power; Chapter 3. Properties of Wind; Chapter 4. Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades; Chapter 5. Advanced Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades; Chapter 6. Wind Measurement; Chapter 7. Wind Resource Assessment; Chapter 8. Advanced Wind Resource As...
Title:Wind Energy EngineeringFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.3 X 6.3 X 1.02 inShipping dimensions:9.3 X 6.3 X 1.02 inPublished:September 22, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071714774

ISBN - 13:9780071714778

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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