"…provides a wealth of information and is an excellent reference book for people interested in the subject of wind energy." (IEEE Power & Energy Magazine, Nov/Dec 2003)
"...Extremely good value for money...it is difficult to think of any topic that has been omitted..."? (IEE Review, September 2002)
"...can be thoroughly recommended as a comprehensive introduction..."?(Times Higher Education Supplement, 29 November 2002)
"...a very comprehensive and well-organized treatment of the current status of wind power...highly recommended for all serious students of this technology." (Choice, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2002)--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
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)