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pre325 - Wind Potential, Aerodynamics & Loading of Wind Turbines (Complete module description)
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Module label Wind Potential, Aerodynamics & Loading of Wind Turbines
Module code pre325
Credit points 7.5 KP
Workload 225 h
Institute directory Institute of Physics
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme European Master in Renewable Energy (EUREC) (Master) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module
At the completion of this module, the student will:
  • possess advanced knowledge on wind potential, aerodynamics and loading of wind turbines
  • be skilled in simulation programs for design and control of Wind Turbines (GH Bladed), practical experience
  • be skilled in wind potential evaluation, wind farm design and environmental impacts using simulation programs (GH WindFarmer),
  • have an understanding of economic parameters for a successful project realisation



At the completion of this module, the student will:
- possess advanced knowledge on wind potential, aerodynamics and loading of wind turbines
- be skilled in simulation programs for design and control of Wind Turbines (GH Bladed), practical experience
- be skilled in wind potential evaluation, wind farm design and environmental impacts using simulation programs (GH WindFarmer),
- have an understanding of economic parameters for a successful project realisation
Module contents
1. Introduction
- Status of Wind Energy
- Status of European Wind Energy and R&D
2. Advanced Wind Structure and Statistics
- Gusts and gust probability distributions
- Effects of topography
3. Evaluation of Wind Energy Potential
- Wind modelling in flat and complex terrain
- Wind energy siting approaches
4. Wind Turbine Aerodynamics
- Advanced methods
- Aerodynamic stall
- Unsteady aerodynamics
- Vortex wake structure
- Advanced wake models
- Optimum design of wind turbine blades
5. Static and Dynamic Loading of Wind Turbines
- Aerodynamic and gravity loading
- Inertial and structural loads
- Aeroelastic modelling
- Fatigue of wind turbine blades
Reader's advisory
European Wind Energy Association: Wind Energy - The Facts. 2004.
J.F. Manwell, J.G.McGowan, A.L.Rogers, J.Willey and Sons: Wind Energy Explained – Theory, Design and Application. 2002.
R. Gasch, J. Twele, James and James: Wind Power Plants - Fundamentals, Design, Construction and Operation. 2002.
M. J. Pasqualetti, P. Gipe, R.W. Righter (eds): Wind Power in View. Academic Press, 2002.
R.Y. Redlingen, P.D. Andersen, P.E. Morthorst: Wind Energy in the 21st Century. UNEP, 2002.
T. Burton, D. Sharpe, N. Jenkins, E. Bossanyi: Wind Energy Handbook. John Wiley and Sons, 2001.
P. Gipe: Wind Energy Comes of Age’. John Wiley and Sons, 1995.
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Exam week (end of May)
Written exam (3 hours)
Course type Seminar
SWS
Frequency
Workload attendance 0 h