2013

Wind Turbines

Fundamentals, Technologies, Application, Economics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-27150-2 (Print) 978-3-642-27151-9 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-17

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    Pages 1-21

    Windmills and Windwheels

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    Pages 23-64

    Electrical Power from the Wind - The First Attempts

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    Pages 65-78

    Basic Concepts of Wind Energy Converters

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    Pages 79-87

    Physical Principles of Wind Energy Conversion

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    Pages 89-166

    Rotor Aerodynamics

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    Pages 167-231

    Loads and Structural Stresses

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    Pages 233-268

    Vibration Characteristics

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    Pages 269-304

    Rotor Blades

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    Pages 305-383

    Mechanical Drive Train and Nacelle

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    Pages 385-428

    Electrical System

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    Pages 429-465

    Control Systems and Operational Sequence

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    Pages 467-503

    The Tower

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    Pages 505-547

    The Wind Resource

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    Pages 549-603

    Power Output and Energy Yield

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    Pages 605-636

    Environmental Impact

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    Pages 637-676

    Commercial Applications of Wind Turbines

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    Pages 677-718

    Offshore Wind Energy Utilisation

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    Pages 719-787

    Wind Turbine Installation and Operation

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    Pages 789-843

    Wind Turbine Costs

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    Pages 845-870

    Wind Turbine Economics

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 871-879