3. Wind Turbines

  1. Paul A. Lynn

Published Online: 19 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch3

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

How to Cite

Lynn, P. A. (2011) Wind Turbines, in Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch3

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:

  • wind turbines;
  • global wind turbine capacity;
  • horizontal-axis wind turbines (HAWTs);
  • rotor speed;
  • tip speed ratio;
  • rotor efficiency;
  • airfoil sections;
  • AC electricity;
  • turbine control;
  • onshore wind farms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Turbine types and sizes

  • Aerodynamics

  • Mechanics

  • Electrics

  • Turbine control

  • Onshore wind farms

  • References