2. Capturing the Wind

  1. Paul A. Lynn

Published Online: 19 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch2

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

How to Cite

Lynn, P. A. (2011) Capturing the Wind, in Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch2

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470976081

Online ISBN: 9781119954613

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Keywords:

  • capturing the wind;
  • wind turbine;
  • wind speed and power;
  • wind power with height;
  • wind speed variations;
  • wind statistics;
  • Rayleigh distribution;
  • cumulative distribution function;
  • WAsP;
  • USA, wind power classes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wind speed and power

  • Wild wind

  • Predicting turbine output

  • References