Wind Energy Explained

Wind Energy Explained

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Wind energya€™s bestselling textbook- fully revised. This must-have second edition includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on: the fundamentals of wind turbine aerodynamics; wind turbine testing and modelling; wind turbine design standards; offshore wind energy; special purpose applications, such as energy storage and fuel production. 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. a€œprovides a wealth of information and is an excellent reference book for people interested in the subject of wind energy.a€ (IEEE Power a Energy Magazine, November/December 2003) a€œdeserves a place in the library of every university and college where renewable energy is taught.a€ (The International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol.41, No.2 April 2004) a€œa very comprehensive and well-organized treatment of the current status of wind power.a€ (Choice, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2002)higher pressure and temperature to state a#39;2a#39; and is stored in the air chamber. ... The turbine extracts much of the energy from the combustion gases in the form of shaft work. ... A¾Zturb kRaT 3kA€1 1A€p4p3 kA€1 k aquot; # Ad10:39Až The first commercial scale compressed air energy storage facility was built in Huntorf, Germany in 1978.

Title:Wind Energy Explained
Author:James F. Manwell, Jon G. McGowan, Anthony L. Rogers
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-09-14


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