Wind Energy Converters - SOLA5053

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School:  School of the Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course will cover the principles of wind energy and wind power, as well as the design and operation of different types of wind energy converters. It will include machines for water pumping, remote area power supply and grid electricity generation. It will cover issues of site selection, monitoring and analysing wind data, estimating output from wind generators, integrating wind generators into hybrid power systems or the grid, economics, standards and environmental impacts.
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