Simplified wind power systems

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    Authors & editors

    Park, Jack [Author]

    Publisher Hellion, Inc
    Year of publication 1975

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Wind power


    Scope & contentA simplified guide to wind power systems in the United States. Chapter headings:

    Section A: Basic Design. Includes: the design process, power required, the water pump, the electric power generator, electric power required, wind energy available, wind power, windmill size, and windmill efficiency.

    Section B: Aerodynamic Design. Includes: Airfoils, airfoil aerodynamics, windmill blade angle determination, and hybrid blade angles.
    Section C: Structural and Mechanical Design. Includes: Structural design, centrifugal force, windmill drag, torque, safety factor, load conditions, blade strength, and construction methods.

    Section D: Power Systems. Includes: Energy storage, storage batteries, fuel cells, flywheels, pumped water, and inverters.

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    Accession no. 229690

    • Shelf location: G580-PAR
    • Donor: Michael Dufau