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  • EUROPEAN WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY. SUBTITLES - 1. MOTIVATION FOR WIND CHARACTERISTICS - 7. PRINCIPLE DESIGN LOADS FOR WECS - 4. HISTORIC PLANTS - 5. AERODYNAMICS OF WIND TURBINES - 6. EC - 3. CLASSIFICATION OF WIND ENERGY CONVERTERS - WIND ENERGY UTILIZATION - 2. PRESENT ENERGY SITUATION IN THE USED - 11. 8. CONTROL OF WECS - 9. POWER TRANSMISSION AND CONVERSION SYSTEMS - 10. TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WIND TURBINES CURRENTLY THE DANISH WIND ENERGY PROGRAMME - 12. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF DATA OF REFERENCE SYSTEMS - 13 IMPLICATIONS OF THE RESULTS FOR FURTHER R&D

Abstract

The present book provides an overview of European wind energy technology as it exists today. The book is a result of a comprehensive investigation of more than 150 wind turbines of various types and sizes which are currently operating in the member countries of the European Community. Work was performed as a concerted action under the guidance of the Commission in Brussels and with representatives of the various EC member countries. The study was initiated and financed in the frame of the Community's first wind energy research and development programme. As a first step of this programme the monitoring equipment of a number of relevant wind turbines had to be improved. Thus it was possible to enlarge the European data base and to improve its quality. It is important to note, that the main purpose of this European effort was not the collection of data itself but rather their exploitation and analysis. As a result the present book is able to present a full set of technological trends in European wind energy technology which is based on actual experience.

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Authors: SCHMID J FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS, FREIBURG (GERMANY) PALZ W CEC BRUXELLES , FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS, FREIBURG (GERMANY);CEC BRUXELLES
Bibliographic Reference: BOOK: 303 P., 1986, ISBN 90-277-2345-1 WRITE TO KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS GROUP, P.O. BOX 322, 3300 AH DORDRECHT (THE NETHERLANDS), PRICE: HFL 138, (EUR 10759 EN).
Record Number: 1989125042400 / Last updated on: 1987-07-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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