Wind-Diesel Systems: A Guide to the Technology and its Implementation

Wind-Diesel Systems: A Guide to the Technology and its Implementation

by Ray Hunter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521020840

ISBN-13: 9780521020848

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is the result of a five-year study by a group of experts working on the development of wind-diesel technology under the auspices of the International Energy Agency . The book defines cost-effective models and techniques for obtaining wind and load data necessary for planning; specifies decentralised wind-energy conversion system installations; applies and…  See more details below

Overview

This book is the result of a five-year study by a group of experts working on the development of wind-diesel technology under the auspices of the International Energy Agency . The book defines cost-effective models and techniques for obtaining wind and load data necessary for planning; specifies decentralised wind-energy conversion system installations; applies and develops models suitable for analysing the performance of wind-diesel systems; and presents a sound analytical basis for planning and designing wind-diesel systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521020848
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' note
Foreword1
How to use this book3
Ch. 1Wind-diesel system options5
Ch. 2Matching the wind-diesel system to the community27
Ch. 3Assessing the wind resource54
Ch. 4Designing a system95
Ch. 5Wind-diesel case studies140
Ch. 6Modelling techniques and model validation165
Ch. 7Installation and monitoring of wind-diesel systems209
Ch. 8Assessing the economics221
Index245

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