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Data Science for Wind Energy

1st Edition

Yu Ding
May 24, 2019

Data Science for Wind Energy provides an in-depth discussion on how data science methods can improve decision making for wind energy applications, near-ground wind field analysis and forecast, turbine power curve fitting and performance analysis, turbine reliability assessment, and maintenance...

Small Wind Turbines for Electricity and Irrigation: Design and Construction

1st Edition

Mario Alejandro Rosato
June 20, 2018

This practical book deals with the technology of small-power wind turbines as opposed to widely diffused industrial wind turbines and wind farms. It covers the most common wind turbine technologies in the small power segment: horizontal axis both for electrical generation and water pumping,...

Wind Energy Design

1st Edition

Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson
April 12, 2018

Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,...

Meteorology and Energy Security: Simulations, Projections, and Management

1st Edition

Paul S. Samuel
February 24, 2016

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Meteorological data are essential for both day-to-day energy management and for planning for the world’s future energy security. The editor of this compendium, a mechanical engineer with international experience, has collected articles that...

Introduction to Renewable Energy

2nd Edition

Vaughn C. Nelson, Kenneth L. Starcher
November 23, 2015

Introduction to Renewable Energy, Second Edition covers the fundamentals of renewable energy and serves as a resource to undergraduates in renewable energy courses, non-specialists within the energy industries, or anyone working to support the successful implementation of renewable energy. The...

Renewable Energies Offshore

1st Edition

C. Guedes Soares
September 07, 2015

Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers presented in the 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2014), held in Lisbon, 24-26 November 2014.  The conference is a consequence of the importance of the offshore renewable energies worldwide and an opportunity to...

Wind Resources and Future Energy Security: Environmental, Social, and Economic Issues

1st Edition

Muyiwa Adaramola
May 27, 2015

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Wind power is one of the fastest developing sources of renewable energy. It makes substantial contributions to power grids around the globe, and it promises to play a prominent role in the world’s future energy security. Given that reality,...

Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Frank R. Spellman
December 02, 2014

Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side… Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar,...

Clean Technology 2014: Energy, Renewables, Environment & Materials

1st Edition

June 11, 2014

CTSI’s Clean Technology conferences have built a tradition of being the most prestigious forum in the world for leading clean tech and energy scientists, and Clean Tech 2014 is no exception. Top clean tech scientists offer an up-to-date global perspective on the latest developments in energy and...

Wind Turbine Technology: Principles and Design

1st Edition

Muyiwa Adaramola
February 24, 2014

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This important book presents a selection of new research on wind turbine technology, including aerodynamics, generators and gear systems, towers and foundations, control systems, and environmental issues. This informative book: • Introduces...

Wind Power for the World: International Reviews and Developments

1st Edition

Preben Maegaard, Anna Krenz, Wolfgang Palz
September 26, 2013

In part 2 of Wind Power for the World, the editors have collected reports and overviews of wind power status and history in various countries, several written by individuals who have made valuable contributions to the successful emergence of wind power. The chapters cover the uphill struggle; wind...

Wind Power for the World: The Rise of Modern Wind Energy

1st Edition

Preben Maegaard, Anna Krenz, Wolfgang Palz
June 04, 2013

This book sheds light on how the modern 3-bladed wind turbine came into being, and who, how and what in the proceeding period caused the success. It looks back over three decades to find the roots of this exciting development, a long cavalcade of developers, inventors, and manufacturers including...