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Non Conventional Energy Resources by Sobh Nath Singh

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Chapter 6

Wind Energy

KEY CONCEPTS

  • Energy availability in the wind
  • Wind energy scenario in india and worldwide
  • Wind turbine site selection
  • Wind turbine power output variation with steady wind speed
  • Different parts of wind turbines
  • Classification and description of wind machines
  • Vertical axis and horizontal axis wind rotors
  • Principles of wind energy conversion (aerodynamics)
  • Simple wind turbine theory (betz theory of momentum)
  • Characteristics of windmill rotors (rotor design)
  • Types of electrical generators used with wind turbines
  • Applications of wind turbines

Sun is the main source of wind, and hence, wind is considered a form of solar energy. Winds are caused by the uneven heating of the atmosphere by the sun, the irregularities of the earth’s ...

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