2017-18 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2017-18 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REE 345 - Wind Power


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to power production from wind resources. Historical uses of wind resources. The Earth’s wind systems. Physics of wind power. Vertical and horizontal axis turbines. Aerodynamics of wind turbines. Large-scale turbine farms and siting. Commercial development, economics and environmental impacts.

Prerequisites: MECH 326  or REE 253 , and PHY 222