Highlighting the capabilities, limitations, and benefits of wind power, Wind Turbine Technology gives you a complete introduction and overview of wind turbine technology and wind farm design and development. It identifies the critical components of a wind turbine, describes the functional capabilities of each component, and examines the latest perf
Chronological History of Wind Turbine Technology. Design Aspects and Performance Requirements. Design Aspects and Performance Capabilities of Wind Turbine Rotors. Wind Turbine Blade Design Requirements. Sensors and Control Devices Required for Dynamic Stability and Improved Performance under Variable Wind Environments. Stand-Alone Wind Turbine Systems. Wind Energy Conversion Techniques in Built Environments. Environmental Issues and Economic Factors Affecting Wind Turbine Installation. Index. Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with a Summary and References.