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Wind Energy Engineering, Second Edition

Author: Pramod Jain; Access Engineering - York University.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016]. 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : 2nd edition
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A fully up-to-date, comprehensive wind energy engineering resource

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pramod Jain; Access Engineering - York University.
ISBN: 0071843841 007184385X 9780071843843 9780071843850
OCLC Number: 956527138
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
Preface --
Preface to the Second Edition --
Acknowledgments --
1 Overview of Wind Energy Business --
Introduction --
Worldwide Business of Wind Energy --
Cost of Wind Energy --
Benefits of Wind Energy --
Wind Energy Is Not a Panacea --
References --
2 Basics of Wind Energy and Power --
Introduction --
Kinetic Energy of Wind --
Sensitivity of Power to Rotor Radius and Wind Speed --
Basic Concepts/Equations --
Conservation of Mass --
Conservation of Energy --
Conservation of Momentum --
Derivation of Betz Limit --
Meaning of Betz Limit --
Wind versus Water --
References --
3 Properties of Wind --
Introduction --
How Is Wind Generated? --
Statistical Distribution of Wind Speed --
Power Density --
Wind Classes --
Wind Shear --
Density of Air as a Function of Elevation --
References --
4 Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades --
Introduction --
Airfoils --
Relative Velocity of Wind --
Rotor Disk Theory --
Lift Force --
Drag-Based Turbines --
References --
5 Advanced Aerodynamics of Wind Turbine Blades --
Introduction --
Blade Element Model --
Constant-Speed Turbines, Stall- versus Pitch-Regulated --
Variable-Speed Turbines --
Power Curves --
Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) --
References --
6 Wind Measurement --
Introduction --
Definition of Wind Speed --
Configurations to Measure Wind --
Designing a Wind Measurement Campaign --
Installation of Met-Towers --
Example of Met-Tower Installation --
Data Management --
Data Processing --
Computed Quantities --
Remote Sensing to Measure Wind Speed --
References --
7 Wind Resource Assessment --
Introduction --
Overview of Wind Resource Assessment --
Source of Wind Data --
Resource Estimation Models --
Mesoscale Models --
CFD Models --
WAsP, A Microscale Model --
Phases of Resource Assessment --
Preliminary Wind Resource Assessment --
Onsite Wind Measurement --
Spatial Extrapolation of Wind Resources from Measured Locations to Planned Wind Turbine Locations --
Hindcasting/MCP of Measured Data --
Annual Energy Computations --
References --
8 Advanced Wind Resource Assessment --
Introduction --
Extreme Wind Speed (EWS) --
WAsP Model in Rugged Terrain --
Wake of Turbines --
Optimal Layout of Turbines in Wind Farm --
Wind Turbine Class Selection --
Estimation of Losses --
Uncertainty Analysis --
Estimating Uncertainty of Annual Energy Production: Framework for Combining Uncertainty --
Nonbankable versus Bankable Resource Estimates --
References --
9 Wind Turbine Generator Components --
Introduction --
Rotor System --
Alternative Configurations of Turbines --
References --
10 Basics of Electricity and Generators --
Introduction --
Basic Principles of Electromagnetism --
Basic Principles of Alternating Current --
Basic Principles of Electrical Machines --
Synchronous Generator --
Analysis of Synchronous Generator --
Asynchronous Generators --
Generator Types --
References --
11 Deploying Wind Turbines in Grid --
Introduction --
Single-Line Diagram --
Transmission and Distribution --
Standards for Interconnection --
Power Quality: Flicker and Harmonics --
Weak Grid and Short-Circuit Power --
Wind Farm Topologies --
Protection Systems --
Grounding for Overvoltage and Lightning Protection --
Transformers for Wind Applications --
Wind Plant Interconnection and Transmission Study --
Transmission Bottlenecks --
SCADA Systems --
Impact of Wind Energy on Grid --
Wind Energy Penetration --
Impact of Wind Energy on the Grid --
Impact of Wind Energy on Wholesale Price of Electricity --
Modeling and Analysis of Impact of Wind Energy on the Grid --
References --
12 Environmental Impact of Wind Projects --
Introduction --
Framework for Analyzing Environmental Impact --
Quick Comparison of Wind versus Fossil Fuel-Based Electricity Production --
Impact of Wind Farms on Wildlife --
Noise from Wind Turbines --
Shadow Flicker --
Aesthetic Impact --
Hazard to Aviation --
Electromagnetic Interference --
References --
13 Financial Modeling of Wind Projects --
Introduction --
Financial Model --
Depreciation and Taxes --
Financial Statements --
Financing and Structure of Wind Projects --
Financial Evaluation of Alternatives --
References --
14 Planning and Execution of Wind Projects --
Introduction --
High-Level Project Plan and Timeline --
Construction, Installation, and Commissioning --
Operations --
References --
15 Wind Energy Policy --
Introduction --
Framework for Wind Energy Policy --
Incentives --
Wind Resource Exploitation --
Grid Integration Policy --
Licensing Guidelines --
References --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y.
Responsibility: Pramod Jain.

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