Wind Generators and Wind Generator Systems
Course title: Wind Generators and Wind Generator Systems
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 3+1+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: Passed: Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Sources
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Students will gain basic knowledge about energy exploitation of wind as Renewable energy source (RES), contemporary technologies for wind energy conversion and structure of wind generator systems.
Total available number of classes: 180
Course Syllabus: : Wind as RES. Wind generator (WG) components. Structure of wind generating systems (WGS). On-shore and off-shore WGS. Characteristics of electrical machines in WGSs. WG with stall and pitch control. WGSs with direct and indirect drive. Control of WGs. Dynamics of WGs. Pros and cons of grid connected and autonomous WGSs. Interaction of WG and power transmission system. Wind farms. Impacts of wind energy to the environment. Wind energy economics.
|Sathyajith Mathew||Wind Energy Fundamentals, Resource Analysis and Economics||Springer||2006|
|R. Gasch, J. Twele||Wind Power Plants Fundamentals, Design, Construction and Operation||James&James||2002|