Wind Energy Engineering

by: Pramod Jain, Ph.D.


Abstract: This authoritative resource offers comprehensive details on effectively using wind energy as a viable and economical energy source. Featuring a multi-disciplinary approach, Wind Energy Engineering covers physics, meteorology, aerodynamics. wind measurement, wind turbine specifications, electricity, and integration with the grid. Planning, site selection, cost assessment, environmental impact, and project management are also discussed. Filled with diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and statistics, this is a definitive reference to current and future developments in wind energy.
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Title: Wind Energy Engineering

Publisher: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc

ISBN: 9780071714778

Authors:

Pramod Jain, Ph.D. is founder and president of Innovative Wind Energy, Inc., a wind energy consulting company. He is recognized as a global expert in the planning of wind projects and has worked on projects in the United States, the Caribbean, and Latin America that range from a single 100 kW turbine to a 100-plus MW wind farm. Dr. Jain's clients include Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. government, universities, utilities, municipalities, and land developers. He was a cofounder and Chief Technologist at Wind Energy Consulting and Contracting, Inc. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. from University of Kentucky, Lexington, and a B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

Description: This authoritative resource offers comprehensive details on effectively using wind energy as a viable and economical energy source. Featuring a multi-disciplinary approach, Wind Energy Engineering covers physics, meteorology, aerodynamics. wind measurement, wind turbine specifications, electricity, and integration with the grid. Planning, site selection, cost assessment, environmental impact, and project management are also discussed. Filled with diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, and statistics, this is a definitive reference to current and future developments in wind energy.