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Airborne wind energy : advances in technology development and research

Author: Roland Schmehl
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2018.
Series: Green energy and technology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides in-depth coverage of the latest research and development activities concerning innovative wind energy technologies intended to replace fossil fuels on an economical basis. A characteristic feature of the various conversion concepts discussed is the use of tethered flying devices to substantially reduce the material consumption per installed unit and to access wind energy at higher altitudes, where  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Schmehl
ISBN: 9789811019470 9811019479 9811019460 9789811019463
OCLC Number: 1030303488
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 752 pages)
Contents: Part I: System Modelling & Simulation: Recovery Phase Analysis of Pumping Kites Wind Generator --
Dynamic modeling of offshore airborne wind energy converters --
Dynamic Model of a Bridled Kite, including Rotational --
A 3D Tether Analytical Analysis for Static Flight Ability of Kite Operation --
Kite as a Beam --
A Fast Method to Get the Flying Shape --
Enhanced kinetic energy entrainment in wind farm wakes: LES study of a wind turbine array with tethered kites --
Fluid Structure Interaction Model of a Flexible Membrane Traction Kite --
Part II: Control & Optimization --
Sensor fusion of IMU data --
On image interpretation for positioning detection of kites --
Flight path planning in realistic wind environments --
Automatic control of pumping cycles for the SkySails prototype in airborne wind energy --
Comparison of Passivity Based and Attitude Tracking Control of a FlyGen Airborne Wind Energy System --
Data-driven LPV Modeling for Flight Control of a Kite Power Airborne Wind Gener ator --
Optimization-inspired Control Strategy for a Magnus Effect-based Airborne Wind Energy System --
Nonlinear DC-link PI control for airborne wind energy systems during pumping mode --
On the Optimization of Pumping Kites for Wind Power --
Design and Economics of a Pumping Kite Wind Park --
Part III: Concept Design & Analysis --
Un-tethered devices in airborne wind energy harvesting --
Rotating Reel --
Novel Airborne Wind Energy methods using tensioned kite nets and a prototype derived from kite arts --
Crosswind Kite Power with Tower --
Tether and Line Drag --
On Multicopter-Based Take Off and Landing for Lift Power Kites --
Part IV Implemented Concepts --
Quad-Rotorcraft to Harness High Altitude Wind Energy --
Airborne Magnus-effect wind energy system --
Pumping Cycle Kite Power with Twings --
Ampyx Power's roadmap towards Airborne Wind Energy in the utility sector --
Take-Off and Landing of a Rigid Aircraft for Airborne Wind Energy --
Fast Power Curve and Yield Estimation of Yo-Yo Airborne Wind Energy Systems --
Part V Technology Commercialisation Aspects --
The Trillion Dollar Drone --
A Change of Perspective --
Niche strategy to introduce kite-based airborne wind energy --
Regulation of Airborne Wind Energy Systems --
Life Cycle Assessment of Electricity Production from Airborne Wind Energy --
Ecological impacts of PowerPlane technology: current state of knowledge and a future research agenda.
Series Title: Green energy and technology.
Responsibility: Roland Schmehl, editor.

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