Wind Energy Engineering, Second Edition (2nd edition)

Wind Energy Engineering, Second Edition (2nd edition)

By: Pramod Jain (author)Hardback

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A fully up-to-date, comprehensive wind energy engineering resource This thoroughly updated reference offers complete details on effectively harnessing wind energy as a viable and economical power source. Globally recognized wind expert Pramod Jain clearly explains physics, meteorology, aerodynamics, wind measurement, wind turbines, and electricity. New energy policies and grid integration procedures are covered, including pre-deployment studies and grid modifications. Filled with diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and statistics, Wind Energy Engineering, Second Edition, is a definitive guide to current developments and emerging technologies in wind energy. Wind Energy Engineering, Second Edition covers: The worldwide business of wind energyWind energy basics Meteorological properties of wind and air Wind turbine aerodynamicsTurbine blade element models and power curvesWind measurement and reporting Wind resource assessment Advanced resource assessment topics, including wake, losses, and uncertainty Wind turbine generator components Electricity and generator fundamentalsGrid integration of wind energy Environmental impact of wind projects Financial modeling, planning, and execution of wind projectsWind energy policy and licensing guidelines

About Author

Pramod Jain, Ph.D., is founder and president of Innovative Wind Energy, Inc., a wind energy consulting company. He is recognized as a global expert in the planning of wind projects and has worked on projects in the United States, the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia that range from a single 100 kW turbine to a 100-plus MW wind farm. Dr. Jain's clients include Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. government, US Agency for International Development, US Trade and Development Agency, United Nations Development Programme, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, universities, utilities, municipalities, and private developers. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and a B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Contents

1. Overview of Wind Energy Business 2. Basics of Wind Energy and Power 3. Properties of Wind 4. Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades 5. Advanced Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades 6. Wind Measurement 7. Wind Resource Assessment 8. Advanced Wind Resource Assessment 9. Wind Turbine Generator Components 10. Basics of Electricity and Generators 11. Deploying Wind Turbines in Grid 12. Environmental Impact of Wind Projects 13. Financial Modeling of Wind Projects 14. Planning and Execution of Wind Projects 15. Wind Energy Policy

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071843843
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780071843843
  • weight: 712
  • ISBN10: 0071843841
  • edition: 2nd edition

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