151-0216-00L  Wind Energy

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersN. Chokani
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Catalogue data

AbstractThe objective of this course is to introduce the students to the fundamentals, technologies, modern day application, and economics of wind energy. These subjects are introduced through a discussion of the basic principles of wind energy generation and conversion, and a detailed description of the broad range of relevant technical, economic and environmental topics.
ObjectiveThe objective of this course is to introduce the students to the fundamentals, technologies, modern day application, and economics of wind energy.
ContentThis mechanical engineering course focuses on the technical aspects of wind turbines; non-technical issues are not within the scope of this technically oriented course. On completion of this course, the student shall be able to conduct the preliminary aerodynamic and structural design of the wind turbine blades. The student shall also be more aware of the broad context of drivetrains, dynamics and control, electrical systems, and meteorology, relevant to all types of wind turbines.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersN. Chokani
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsNone
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
151-0216-00 VWind Energy2 hrs
Thu14-16ML E 12 »
N. Chokani
151-0216-00 UWind Energy1 hrs
Thu16-17ML E 12 »
N. Chokani

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Restrictions

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Offered in

ProgrammeSectionType
Energy Science and Technology MasterElective Core CoursesWInformation
Mechanical Engineering MasterEnergy, Flows and ProcessesWInformation