Wind Turbine Technology
This state-of-the-art guide to wind turbine engineering lets you: examine the real-life choices made by inventors, designers, and builders of turbines; absorb their practical lessons; and synthesize the experiences of a wide range of wind-energy professionals. You get technical expertise on a wide range of material, including advances in aerodynamics, structural dynamics and fatigue, wind characteristics, acoustic and electromagnetic emissions, commercial wind power applications, and utility power systems. Packed with applications-oriented advice -- and including numerous graphics and numerical examples -- this authoritative volume provides uniform terminology, nomenclature, and graphic style, as well as widespread cross-referencing. Covering design concepts and philosophies, research and demonstration projects, and the integration of wind power plants into electrical utility systems, Wind Turbine Technology is both a practical reference and a classroom text.
- Hardback | 638 pages
- 172.7 x 248.9 x 25.4mm | 1,111.31g
- 01 May 1994
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers,U.S.
- Fairfield, United States