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Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application

Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application
Author: James F. Manwell - Jon G. McGowan - Anthony L. Rog
ISBN 13: 9780470015001
ISBN 10: 470015004
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2010-02-01
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 704
List Price: $113.00

Wind energy’s bestselling textbook- fully revised.

This must-have second edition includes up-to-date data, diagrams, illustrations and thorough new material on:

  • the fundamentals of wind turbine aerodynamics;

  • wind turbine testing and modelling;

  • wind turbine design standards;

  • offshore wind energy;

  • special purpose applications, such as energy storage and fuel production.

Fifty additional homework problems and a new appendix on data processing make this comprehensive edition perfect for engineering students.

This book offers a complete examination of one of the most promising sources of renewable energy and is a great introduction to this cross-disciplinary field for practising engineers.

“provides a wealth of information and is an excellent reference book for people interested in the subject of wind energy.” (IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, November/December 2003)

“deserves a place in the library of every university and college where renewable energy is taught.” (The International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Vol.41, No.2 April 2004)

“a very comprehensive and well-organized treatment of the current status of wind power.”

(Choice, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2002)