Courses of Study 2014-2015 
    
    Aug 13, 2022  
Courses of Study 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAE 4021 - Wind Power


     
Fall. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MAE 3230  (or equivalent) or MAE 3050 , MAE 3250 . Prerequisite or corequisite: MAE 4300 . Enrollment limited to: senior standing or permission of instructor. Fulfills Senior Design requirement.  Co-meets with MAE 4020 /MAE 5020 .

Z. Warhaft.

Main features of energy conversion by wind turbines. Emphasis on characterization of the atmospheric boundary layer, aerodynamics of horizontal axis wind turbines, and performance prediction. Structural effects, power train considerations, siting, and wind farm planning. Senior Design version of MAE 4020 . Senior Design report required.



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