Saturday, May 19, 2007

Wind Energy : Fundamentals, Resource Analysis and Economics

Wind Energy: Fundamentals, Resource Analysis and Economics
Sathyajith Mathew, xii, 246 p. 137 illus. With CD-ROM., 2006, Hardcover. US $ 119 | ISBN: 978-3-540-30905-5 |

About this book
The book covers all the major aspects of wind energy conversion technology. In contrast with other publications on this subject, the author gives due emphasis to wind resource analysis and its economic aspects. The subject is treated from its basics and gradually developed to the advanced level. Such a treatment caters the needs of readers with different subject backgrounds. Each section is discussed with illustrative examples and practical problems. Software, based on the analytical techniques discussed in the publication, is provided on an enclosed CD-ROM. An extensive bibliography is appended to each chapter to give further guidance to the readers.

Table of Contents
Introduction.- Basics of wind energy conversion.- Analysis of wind regimes.- Wind energy conversion systems.- Performance of wind energy conversion systems.- Wind energy and environment.- Economics of wind energy.- Appendix.- Index.

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