Wind Turbine Technology is the authoritative guide to state-of-the-art wind turbine engineering. Using detailed case study analysis, expert authors present practical lessons learned from the use of existing wind turbines. Packed with application-oriented advice, and including numerous graphics and numerical examples - this revised and expanded new edition offers descriptions of past and present wind turbine configurations and provides the reader with detailed mathematical models developed from basic principles.
This invaluable information is presented by leaders in the fields of aerodynamics, structural dynamics and fatigue, meteorology, acoustic and electromagnetic emissions, commercial wind power applications, and utility power systems. Discussion of economic considerations, the integration of wind power plants into electric utility systems, and a gallery of color photographs of current commercial wind turbines are included. If you are an energy planner, engineer, designer, utility project manager, wind power station developer, manufacturer of wind turbine equipment, teacher, or student, "Wind Turbine Technology" has all the latest information for you. This text and reference book is ideal for educational settings.