The only course available that covers everything you need to know about Wind Energy from A to Z. After completing this course, you will have the ability to:
Wind Energy Systems
Understand everything there is to know about wind energy systems by delving into the intricate details. Start by gaining comprehensive knowledge about the basic components that make up these systems, such as turbines, generators, and control systems.
Additionally, it is crucial to grasp a deep understanding of the factors that affect wind generation, including wind speed, direction, and turbulence. Familiarize yourself with the various probability distribution functions commonly used to represent wind data, such as the Weibull distribution or the Rayleigh distribution. These functions provide valuable insights into the statistical behavior of wind patterns, allowing for accurate predictions and analysis.
Lastly, conducting a wind feasibility study is essential to assess the viability of implementing a wind energy system in a specific location. This study involves evaluating factors like wind resource availability, land suitability, environmental impacts, and economic considerations.
By thoroughly exploring these aspects, you will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions and contribute to the advancement of sustainable energy solutions.
To gain a comprehensive understanding of wind turbines, it is crucial to familiarize oneself with the various control systems employed and the types of electrical generators utilized. These control systems play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient operation of wind turbines, while the choice of electrical generators directly impacts their overall performance.
By delving into these aspects, one can develop a deeper appreciation for the intricate workings of wind turbines and their contribution to renewable energy generation.
Simulation Using ETAP and MATLAB Programs
You will have the capability to simulate the wind turbine system using both the ETAP and MATLAB programs. This means that you will be able to accurately replicate the functioning of the wind turbine system by utilizing the advanced features and functionalities offered by both the ETAP and MATLAB programs.
With these powerful tools at your disposal, you can effectively model and analyze the performance of the wind turbine system, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of its operation and potential improvements.
By leveraging the capabilities of ETAP and MATLAB, you can simulate various scenarios and parameters, such as wind speed, rotor speed, and power output, to assess the system's behavior under different conditions. This simulation capability not only provides valuable insights into the performance of the wind turbine system but also enables you to optimize its design and operation for maximum efficiency and reliability.
So, whether you are an engineer, researcher, or student, the ability to simulate the wind turbine system using both ETAP and MATLAB opens up a world of possibilities for studying, analyzing, and improving renewable energy technologies.
As an added bonus, you will receive a set of slides for the Wind Energy Course. These slides are perfect for individuals interested in the topic or those who want to review the course material for themselves. The slides consist of 231 pages of comprehensive content on Wind Energy. If you've been searching for a single course that offers a detailed understanding of Wind Energy, this is the one you've been looking for.
Who this course is for
- Wind enthusiasts
- Electrical power engineers
- Electrical students
- Anyone who wants to get knowledge about wind energy systems
- Complete beginners with zero wind experience
- I am impressed with the depth of knowledge ~ Ifidon A
- Really informative and in-depth knowledge given in each part of the lecture. I am looking forward to having more courses related to advanced wind technologies ~ Zubair M
- This introduction broght to me relevant knowledge for the future lectures and for my future business. Thanks a lot Professor ~ Rodrigo Papa D
- The lectures are very explicit, making it very easy for anyone to understand ~ Noel S
- Solid introductory information ~ Chris M
- Really good!!! ~ Fernando Layug Cuevas J
- He is a very good tutor ~ Silv Emilly Kate K
- Step by step explanation. Very nice ~ Kotaa Krishna K
What you'll learn
- Types of wind turbines
- Rotor solidity and selection of number of rotor blades
- Power extracted by the turbine from the wind
- Betz limit and maximum rotor efficiency
- Factors affecting wind speed and density
- Applied force on the wind turbine, torque coefficient, and the importance of the TSR
- Wind turbine generator characteristics
- Effect of rotor diameter and generator size on power
- Wind turbines spacing
- Wind farm feasibility study
- Weibull and Rayleigh probability density functions
- Determination of Weibull parameters
- Determination of Weibull parameters using the graphical method
- Aerodynamics of wind turbines
- Pitch-controlled wind turbines
- Passive stall controlled wind turbines
- Active stall controlled wind turbines
- Maximum power point tracking in wind turbines
- Tip speed ratio (TSR) control
- Optimal torque control (OT) MPPT algorithm
- Power signal feedback (PSF) control
- Perturbation and observation (P&O) or hill-climb searching (HCS)
- Electricity generation using wind turbines
- Permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG)
- Wound rotor synchronous generator (WRSG)
- Doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG)
- Brushless permanent magnet DC generator (PMDC)
- Squirrel-cage induction generator
- Wound rotor induction generator
- Tubular steel wind turbine tower
- Lattice wind turbine tower
- Concrete wind turbine tower
- Hybrid wind turbine tower
- Brakes in the wind turbine
- Rotor brakes in the wind turbine
- Pitch drive or aerodynamic brakes in the wind turbine
- Simulation of a wind turbine system using the ETAP program
- MATLAB simulation of the wind turbine
- Cp plotting and lookup table in MATLAB
- MPPT in MATLAB Simulink
No prior knowledge except basics of electric circuits.