Wind Energy [Hardback]

S. C. Bhatia(Author); Puneet Mangla(Author); Sarvesh Devraj(Author)

ISBN: 9788193644621 | Published by: Woodhead Publishing India | Year of Publication: 2021 | 292p, H9 x W6, 32 black & white images
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Wind Energy


Discusses the global status of wind energy, wind turbine technology, planning wind projects, wind resource assessment, off shore wind energy, major failures in wind turbines, role of lubricants in wind energy, wind energy based desalination processes and plants, environmental and ecological aspects of wind energy, carbon footprint of wind energy, barriers to wind energy, economics of wind energy.

A unique features of the book is chapters on improving wind turbine performance using nanomaterials and wind energy to power agriculture.

Table of Contents

• Preface
• 1. Wind energy: An overview
• 2. Global status of wind energy
• 3. Wind turbine technology
• 4. Small scale wind turbine technology
• 5. Planning wind projects
• 6. Wind resource assessment
• 7. Offshore wind energy
• 8. Wind farm
• 9. Major failures in wind turbines
• 10. Improving wind turbine performance using nanomaterials
• 11. Composite material and carbon nanotubes in wind turbine blades
• 12. Role of lubricants in wind energy
• 13. Wind energy powering agriculture
• 14. Wind energy based desalination processes and plants
• 15. Role of nanotechnology in non-conventional energy technology
• 16. Environmental impact of wind energy
• 17. Noise from wind energy and its control
• 18. Ecological aspects of wind energy
• 19. Carbon footprint of wind energy
• 20. Barriers to wind energy
• 21. Economics of wind energy
• 22. Financial and political aspects of wind energy
• Abbreviations
• Glossary
• References
• Index.

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