Wind energy is one of the most prominent sources of renewable energy. According to 2019 international renewable energy agency report, wind power created 3.18 million jobs from 2012 to 2018 and it is the fast-growing industry.
Wind Energy is the most mature and developed renewable energy. It generates electricity through wind, by using the kinetic of wind. It is a source of clean and renewable energy, which reduces the emission of greenhouse effect gases and preserves the environment.
This course gives an overview of key aspects of wind energy engineering. Whether you are looking for general insight into this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in wind energy engineering, ‘Wind Energy’ is an excellent starting point.
You will gain a rational understanding of wind energy engineering, you will learn to perform wind energy calculations based on simple models. Working with the different course disciplines will give you a taste of what wind energy engineering is all about? This allows you to identify the most interesting or relevant aspects of wind energy engineering to be pursued in your future studies or in your professional career.
Followings are the course contents.
Module 1. Introduction to Renewable Energy.
Module 2. Advantages and disadvantages of Wind Energy.
Module 3. History, Wind Energy extraction techniques
Module 4. Wind Power Physics.
Module 5. Wind Energy Yield assessment.
Module 6. Wind Turbine components.
Module 7. Wind Yaw system.
Module 8. Pitch System of Wind Turbines.
Module 9. The Layout of a Windfarm.
Module 10. Careers in Wind Industry.