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Wind Energy Explained : Theory, Design and Application (Hardcover)

Author: Manwell, J. F.

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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)


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780470015001
SKU 207638081
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0470015004
Release Date 2/1/2010
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0689
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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