Wind and windspinners: 'nuts 'n bolts' approach to wind-electric systems

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    Authors & editors

    Hackleman, Michael [Author]

    Publisher Earthmind/ Peace Press
    Year of publication 1974

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Generation of Electricity > Windpower


    Scope & contentA guide to wind energy sources and generating electricity. Chapter headings list:

    1. Wind Energy. Sections include: Equity/ Rent concept of energy, Energy in general, Efficiency in general, percentage efficiency, wind energy in the wind, increasing usable energy etc.

    2. Generating electricity. Sections Include: Electricity generating theory, electricity-generating unit, voltage regulation, finding an alternator, transmission, mounting the drive units, hooking up the alternator.

    3. Batteries. Section includes: Fundamental principles, capacity, discharging/ charging the batteries, test equipment, testing lead-acid batteries.

    4. Control. Section includes: Aeroturbine control, battery storage control, alternator control, control functions, voltage/ current regulation, increasing power capability etc.

    5. Using electricity.

    6. The S-Rotor Aeroturbine

    7. Data Sheet 1. Section includes: Wind power equation derivation, air density, estimating wind speed, usable average energy. Data Sheet 2: Battery record sheet. Data Sheet 3: Bibliography, sources, references.

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    Accession no. 229692

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