2006

Wind Turbines

Fundamentals, Technologies, Application, Economics

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ISBN: 978-3-540-24240-6 (Print) 978-3-540-29284-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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    Pages 1-21

    Windmills and Windwheels

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    Pages 23-65

    Electrical Power from the Wind — The First Attempts

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    Pages 67-80

    Basic Concepts of Wind Energy Converters

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    Pages 81-89

    Physical Principles of Wind Energy Conversion

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    Pages 91-160

    Rotor Aerodynamics

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    Pages 161-217

    Loads and Structural Stresses

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    Pages 219-252

    Rotor Blades

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    Pages 253-318

    Mechanical Drive Train and Nacelle

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    Pages 319-356

    Electrical System

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    Pages 357-387

    Control Systems and Operation Sequence Control

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    Pages 389-420

    Vibration Problems

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    Pages 421-449

    The Tower

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    Pages 451-483

    The Wind Resource

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    Pages 485-532

    Power Output and Energy Yield

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    Pages 533-562

    Environmental Impact

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    Pages 563-614

    Commercial Applications of Wind Turbines

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    Pages 615-652

    Offshore Wind Energy Utilisation

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    Pages 653-701

    Wind Turbine Installation and Operation

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    Pages 703-750

    Wind Turbine Costs

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    Pages 751-774

    Wind Turbine Economics