Wind power plants teaches the physical foundations of usage of Wind Power. It includes the areas like Construction of Wind Power Plants, Design, Development of Production Series, Control, and discusses the dynamic forces acting on the systems as well as the power conversion and its connection to the distribution system.
The book is written for graduate students, practitioners and inquisitive readers of any kind. It is based on lectures held at several universities. Its German version it already is the standard text book for courses on Wind Energy Engineering but serves also as reference for practising engineers.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 548
Weight: 860 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2012
From the reviews of the second edition:"This book was intended for graduate students, practitioners and anyone interested in the subject. ... It is well organized and gives the reader enough information to read the book without having any specialized knowledge on wind energy. ... Illustrations are plentiful and very good, and equations are clearly stated and easily followed. Furthermore, there are a great number of references at the back of each chapter ... . it is a great tool for students, practitioners, and engineers." (Panos Economou, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 60 (4), July-August, 2012)
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