Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 14, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 704 pages
Wind energy’s bestselling textbook- fully revised.
This must-have second edition includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on:
Fifty additional homework problems and a new appendix on data processing make this comprehensive edition perfect for engineering students.
This book offers a complete examination of one of the most promising sources of renewable energy and is a great introduction to this cross-disciplinary field for practising engineers.
“provides a wealth of information and is an excellent reference book for people interested in the subject of wind energy.” (IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, November/December 2003)
“deserves a place in the library of every university and college where renewable energy is taught.” (The International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol.41, No.2 April 2004)
“a very comprehensive and well-organized treatment of the current status of wind power.” (Choice, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2002)
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This book is THE college level wind energy engineering textbook. Want to know about everything wind power? Get this book. The authors have about a hundred years of combined experience. McGowan and Manwell helped to usher wind power into the US during the 1970s and 1980s when no one else was interested. A must read.
Theory Design and Application 3 Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines
Theory Design and Application 4 Mechanics and Dynamics
Theory Design and Application 5 Electrical Aspects of Wind Turbines
Theory Design and Application 6 Wind Turbine Materials and Components
Theory Design and Application 7 Wind Turbine Design and Testing
Theory Design and Application 8 Wind Turbine Control
Theory Design and Application 10 Wind Energy Applications
Theory Design and Application 11 Wind Energy System Economics
Theory Design and Application 12 Wind Energy Systems Environmental Aspects and Impacts
Theory Design and Application Appendix A Nomenclature
Theory Design and Application Appendix B Problems
Theory Design and Application Appendix C Data Analysis and Data Synthesis
Theory Design and Application 9 Wind Turbine Siting System Design and Integration