Wind Energy

  • Ion Bostan
  • Adrian Gheorghe
  • Valeriu Dulgheru
  • Ion Sobor
  • Viorel Bostan
  • Anatolie Sochirean
Chapter
Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 19)

Abstract

Wind energy has been used by mankind over thousands of years. For over 3,000 years the windmills have been used for pumping water or grinding (milling). And nowadays, in the century of information technologies, nuclear energy and electricity, thousands of windmills are used for pumping water and oil, for irrigation and production of mechanical energy to drive low-power mechanisms on different continents.

Keywords

Wind Speed Wind Turbine Wind Energy Wind Farm Servo Motor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ion Bostan
    • 1
  • Adrian Gheorghe
    • 2
  • Valeriu Dulgheru
    • 3
  • Ion Sobor
    • 1
  • Viorel Bostan
    • 1
  • Anatolie Sochirean
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of MoldovaChişinăuRepublic of Moldova
  2. 2.Engineering Management and Systems EngineeringOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  3. 3.Mechanical EngineeringTechnical University of MoldovaChişinăuRepublic of Moldova

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