The Resource Onshore and offshore wind energy : an introduction, Paul A. Lynn

Onshore and offshore wind energy : an introduction, Paul A. Lynn

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Onshore and offshore wind energy : an introduction
Title
Onshore and offshore wind energy
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Lynn
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book uses academic content and rigor to introduce all relevant topics, from global wind resource and historical background, through to modern electricity generation and distribution, including the topical subject area of offshore systems"--
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Provided by publisher
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Lynn, Paul A
Dewey number
621.31/2136
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ820
LC item number
.L95 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Wind power
  • Offshore electric power plants
  • Wind energy conversion systems
Label
Onshore and offshore wind energy : an introduction, Paul A. Lynn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Machine generated contents note: Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 1.1 Wind Energy and Planet Earth. 1.2 Winds of the World. 1.3 From Windmills to Wind Turbines. 1.4 Power, Energy, and Performance. 1.5 Coming up to Date. References. 2. Capturing the Wind. 2.1 Wind Speed and Power. 2.2 Wild Wind. 2.2.1 Introductory. 2.2.2 Wind Statistics. 2.2.3 Mapping and Forecasting. 2.3 Predicting Turbine Output. References. 3. Wind Turbines. 3.1 Turbine Types and Sizes. 3.2 Aerodynamics. 3.2.1 Rotor Efficiency and the Betz Limit. 3.2.2 Lift and Drag. 3.2.3 Rotor Speed. 3.2.4 Rotor Blades. 3.2.4.1 Choosing Airfoils. 3.2.4.2 Stall and Pitch Control. 3.3 Mechanics. 3.3.1 Gearboxes. 3.3.2 Towers. 3.3.3 Vibration and Fatigue. 3.4 Electrics. 3.4.1 AC Electricity. 3.4.2 Generators. 3.4.2.1 Introductory. 3.4.2.2 Synchronous Generators. 3.4.2.3 Asynchronous Generators. 3.4.2.3.1 Squirrel-cage and Wound-rotor Induction Machines. 3.4.2.3.2 Doubly-fed Induction Generators. 3.5 Turbine Control. 3.6 Onshore Wind Farms. 3.6.1 Introductory. 3.6.2 Siting and Spacing. 3.6.3 Monitoring and Control. References. 4. Moving Offshore. 4.1 Introductory. 4.2 Wind and Waves. 4.3 Turbines and Foundations. 4.4 Offshore Wind Farms. 4.4.1 Case Study: Horns Rev 2. 4.4.2 Case Study: London Array. 4.5 Bringing the Power Ashore. References. 5. Grid Integration. 5.1 Setting the Scene. 5.2 Connecting to the Grid. 5.2.1 Grid Strength and Fault Levels. 5.2.2 Electrical Quality. 5.3 Large-scale Wind Power. 5.3.1 Introductory. 5.3.2 Intermittency and Variability. 5.3.3 Capacity Credit and Backup Generation. References. 6. Economics and the Environment. 6.1 Wind Energy Economics. 6.1.1 Capital and Installation Costs. 6.1.2 Operation, Maintenance and Cash Flow. 6.2 Environmental Aspects. 6.2.1 Introductory. 6.2.2 Landscape and Amenity. 6.2.3 Birds, Bats, and Farming. 6.2.4 Seabirds, Fish, and Marine Conservation. References
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • From windmills to wind turbines
  • References
  • 5.
  • Grid integration
  • 5.1.
  • Setting the scene
  • 5.2.
  • Connecting to the grid
  • 5.2.1.
  • Grid strength and fault levels
  • 5.2.2.
  • 1.4.
  • Electrical quality
  • 5.3.
  • Large-scale wind power
  • 5.3.1.
  • Introductory
  • 5.3.2.
  • Intermittency and variability
  • 5.3.3.
  • Capacity credit and backup generation
  • References
  • Power, energy and performance
  • 6.
  • Economics and the environment
  • 6.1.
  • Wind energy economics
  • 6.1.1.
  • Capital and installation costs
  • 6.1.2.
  • Operation, maintenance and cash flow
  • 6.2.
  • Environmental aspects
  • 1.5.
  • 6.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 6.2.2.
  • Landscape and amenity
  • 6.2.3.
  • Birds, bats and farming
  • 6.2.4.
  • Seabirds, fish and marine conservation
  • References
  • Coming up to date
  • References
  • 2.
  • Capturing the wind
  • 2.1.
  • Wind speed and power
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 2.2.
  • Wild wind
  • 2.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 2.2.2.
  • Wind statistics
  • 2.2.3.
  • Mapping and forecasting
  • 2.3.
  • Predicting turbine output
  • 1.
  • References
  • 3.
  • Wind turbines
  • 3.1.
  • Turbine types and sizes
  • 3.2.
  • Aerodynamics
  • 3.2.1.
  • Rotor efficiency and the Betz Limit
  • 3.2.2.
  • Introduction
  • Lift and drag
  • 3.2.3.
  • Rotor speed
  • 3.2.4.
  • Rotor blades
  • 3.2.4.1.
  • Choosing airfoils
  • 3.2.4.2.
  • Stall and pitch control
  • 3.3.
  • 1.1.
  • Mechanics
  • 3.3.1.
  • Gearboxes
  • 3.3.2.
  • Towers
  • 3.3.3.
  • Vibration and fatigue
  • 3.4.
  • Electrics
  • 3.4.1.
  • Wind energy and Planet Earth
  • AC electricity
  • 3.4.2.
  • Generators
  • 3.4.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 3.4.2.2.
  • Synchronous generators
  • 3.4.2.3.
  • Asynchronous generators
  • 3.4.2.3.1.
  • 1.2.
  • Squirrel-cage and wound-rotor induction machines
  • 3.4.2.3.2.
  • Doubly-fed induction generators
  • 3.5.
  • Turbine control
  • 3.6.
  • Onshore wind farms
  • 3.6.1.
  • Introductory
  • 3.6.2.
  • Winds of the world
  • Siting and spacing
  • 3.6.3.
  • Monitoring and control
  • References
  • 4.
  • Moving offshore
  • 4.1.
  • Introductory
  • 4.2.
  • Wind and waves
  • 1.3.
  • 4.3.
  • Turbines and foundations
  • 4.4.
  • Offshore wind farms
  • 4.4.1.
  • Case study: Horns Rev 2
  • 4.4.2.
  • Case study: London Array
  • 4.5.
  • Bringing the power ashore
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 223 p.
Isbn
9780470976081
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011036308
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2513627-01umb_inst
  • 2503877
  • (Sirsi) i9780470976081
  • (OCoLC)744284581
Label
Onshore and offshore wind energy : an introduction, Paul A. Lynn
Publication
Note
Machine generated contents note: Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 1.1 Wind Energy and Planet Earth. 1.2 Winds of the World. 1.3 From Windmills to Wind Turbines. 1.4 Power, Energy, and Performance. 1.5 Coming up to Date. References. 2. Capturing the Wind. 2.1 Wind Speed and Power. 2.2 Wild Wind. 2.2.1 Introductory. 2.2.2 Wind Statistics. 2.2.3 Mapping and Forecasting. 2.3 Predicting Turbine Output. References. 3. Wind Turbines. 3.1 Turbine Types and Sizes. 3.2 Aerodynamics. 3.2.1 Rotor Efficiency and the Betz Limit. 3.2.2 Lift and Drag. 3.2.3 Rotor Speed. 3.2.4 Rotor Blades. 3.2.4.1 Choosing Airfoils. 3.2.4.2 Stall and Pitch Control. 3.3 Mechanics. 3.3.1 Gearboxes. 3.3.2 Towers. 3.3.3 Vibration and Fatigue. 3.4 Electrics. 3.4.1 AC Electricity. 3.4.2 Generators. 3.4.2.1 Introductory. 3.4.2.2 Synchronous Generators. 3.4.2.3 Asynchronous Generators. 3.4.2.3.1 Squirrel-cage and Wound-rotor Induction Machines. 3.4.2.3.2 Doubly-fed Induction Generators. 3.5 Turbine Control. 3.6 Onshore Wind Farms. 3.6.1 Introductory. 3.6.2 Siting and Spacing. 3.6.3 Monitoring and Control. References. 4. Moving Offshore. 4.1 Introductory. 4.2 Wind and Waves. 4.3 Turbines and Foundations. 4.4 Offshore Wind Farms. 4.4.1 Case Study: Horns Rev 2. 4.4.2 Case Study: London Array. 4.5 Bringing the Power Ashore. References. 5. Grid Integration. 5.1 Setting the Scene. 5.2 Connecting to the Grid. 5.2.1 Grid Strength and Fault Levels. 5.2.2 Electrical Quality. 5.3 Large-scale Wind Power. 5.3.1 Introductory. 5.3.2 Intermittency and Variability. 5.3.3 Capacity Credit and Backup Generation. References. 6. Economics and the Environment. 6.1 Wind Energy Economics. 6.1.1 Capital and Installation Costs. 6.1.2 Operation, Maintenance and Cash Flow. 6.2 Environmental Aspects. 6.2.1 Introductory. 6.2.2 Landscape and Amenity. 6.2.3 Birds, Bats, and Farming. 6.2.4 Seabirds, Fish, and Marine Conservation. References
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • From windmills to wind turbines
  • References
  • 5.
  • Grid integration
  • 5.1.
  • Setting the scene
  • 5.2.
  • Connecting to the grid
  • 5.2.1.
  • Grid strength and fault levels
  • 5.2.2.
  • 1.4.
  • Electrical quality
  • 5.3.
  • Large-scale wind power
  • 5.3.1.
  • Introductory
  • 5.3.2.
  • Intermittency and variability
  • 5.3.3.
  • Capacity credit and backup generation
  • References
  • Power, energy and performance
  • 6.
  • Economics and the environment
  • 6.1.
  • Wind energy economics
  • 6.1.1.
  • Capital and installation costs
  • 6.1.2.
  • Operation, maintenance and cash flow
  • 6.2.
  • Environmental aspects
  • 1.5.
  • 6.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 6.2.2.
  • Landscape and amenity
  • 6.2.3.
  • Birds, bats and farming
  • 6.2.4.
  • Seabirds, fish and marine conservation
  • References
  • Coming up to date
  • References
  • 2.
  • Capturing the wind
  • 2.1.
  • Wind speed and power
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 2.2.
  • Wild wind
  • 2.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 2.2.2.
  • Wind statistics
  • 2.2.3.
  • Mapping and forecasting
  • 2.3.
  • Predicting turbine output
  • 1.
  • References
  • 3.
  • Wind turbines
  • 3.1.
  • Turbine types and sizes
  • 3.2.
  • Aerodynamics
  • 3.2.1.
  • Rotor efficiency and the Betz Limit
  • 3.2.2.
  • Introduction
  • Lift and drag
  • 3.2.3.
  • Rotor speed
  • 3.2.4.
  • Rotor blades
  • 3.2.4.1.
  • Choosing airfoils
  • 3.2.4.2.
  • Stall and pitch control
  • 3.3.
  • 1.1.
  • Mechanics
  • 3.3.1.
  • Gearboxes
  • 3.3.2.
  • Towers
  • 3.3.3.
  • Vibration and fatigue
  • 3.4.
  • Electrics
  • 3.4.1.
  • Wind energy and Planet Earth
  • AC electricity
  • 3.4.2.
  • Generators
  • 3.4.2.1.
  • Introductory
  • 3.4.2.2.
  • Synchronous generators
  • 3.4.2.3.
  • Asynchronous generators
  • 3.4.2.3.1.
  • 1.2.
  • Squirrel-cage and wound-rotor induction machines
  • 3.4.2.3.2.
  • Doubly-fed induction generators
  • 3.5.
  • Turbine control
  • 3.6.
  • Onshore wind farms
  • 3.6.1.
  • Introductory
  • 3.6.2.
  • Winds of the world
  • Siting and spacing
  • 3.6.3.
  • Monitoring and control
  • References
  • 4.
  • Moving offshore
  • 4.1.
  • Introductory
  • 4.2.
  • Wind and waves
  • 1.3.
  • 4.3.
  • Turbines and foundations
  • 4.4.
  • Offshore wind farms
  • 4.4.1.
  • Case study: Horns Rev 2
  • 4.4.2.
  • Case study: London Array
  • 4.5.
  • Bringing the power ashore
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 223 p.
Isbn
9780470976081
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011036308
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2513627-01umb_inst
  • 2503877
  • (Sirsi) i9780470976081
  • (OCoLC)744284581

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