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Wind Turbine Technology

Principles and Design, 1st Edition

Edited by Muyiwa Adaramola

Apple Academic Press

364 pages | 167 B/W Illus.

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Description

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 the principles of wind turbine design

• Presents methods for analysis of wind turbine performance

• Discusses approaches for wind turbine improvement and optimization

• Covers fault detection in wind turbines

• Describes mediating the adverse effects of wind turbine use and installation

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: Aerodynamics

Wind Turbine Blade Design; Peter J. Schubel and Richard J. Crossley

A Shrouded Wind Turbine Generating High Output Power with Wind-Lens Technology; Yuji Ohya and Takashi Karasudani

Ecomoulding of Composite Wind Turbine Blades Using Green Manufacturing RTM Process; Brahim Attaf

Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of a Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Using Differential Evolution; Travis J. Carrigan, Brian H. Dennis, Zhen X. Han, and Bo P. Wang

Part II: Generators and Gear Systems

Performance Evaluation of an Induction Machine with Auxiliary Winding for Wind Turbine Power; Riadh W. Y. Habash, Qianjun Tang, Pierre Guillemette, and Nazish Irfan

Time Domain Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Gear Contact Force in a Wind Turbine Gearbox with Respect to Fatigue Assessment; Wenbin Dong, Yihan Xing, and Torgeir Moan

Part III: Tower and Foundation

Wind Turbine Tower Vibration Modeling and Monitoring by the Nonlinear State Estimation Technique (NSET); Peng Guo and David Infield

Part IV: Control Systems

Two LQRI based Blade Pitch Controls for Wind Turbines; Sungsu Park and Yoonsu Nam

Power Control Design for Variable-Speed Wind Turbines; Yolanda Vidal, Leonardo Acho, Ningsu Luo, Mauricio Zapateiro, and Francesc Pozo

H∞ Based Control for Load Mitigation in Wind Turbines; Asier Diaz de Corcuera, Aron Pujana-Arrese, Jose M. Ezquerra, Edurne Segurola, and Joseba Landaluze

Part V: Environmental Issues

Electromagnetic Interference on Large Wind Turbines; Florian Krug and Bastian Lewke

Noise Pollution Prevention in Wind Turbines: Status and Recent Advances; Ofelia Jianu, Marc A. Rosen, and Greg Naterer

Index

About the Editor

Dr. Muyiwa Adaramola received his PhD in environmental engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada. He is now a researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, focusing on wind energy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI000000
SCIENCE / General
TEC031010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable