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4th June 2020

WIND ENERGY EXPLAINED: THEORY, DESIGN AND APPLICATION

WIND ENERGY EXPLAINED: THEORY, DESIGN AND APPLICATION

J. F. Manwell, J. G. McGowan, A. L. Rogers

Wiley

2010

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WIND ENERGY EXPLAINED: THEORY, DESIGN AND APPLICATION
Monica Corio
LIibrarian at Acquisitions Center

Wind energy’s bestselling textbook- fully revised. This must-have second edition includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on:

  • the fundamentals of wind turbine aerodynamics;
  • wind turbine testing and modelling;
  • wind turbine design standards;
  • offshore wind energy;
  • special purpose applications, such as energy storage and fuel production.

Fifty additional homework problems and a new appendix on data processing make this comprehensive edition perfect for engineering students. This book offers a complete examination of one of the most promising sources of renewable energy and is a great introduction to this cross-disciplinary field for practising engineers.