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Spring Semester 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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AME 40530 - Wind Turbine Performance, Control and Design
The course develops the fundamental concepts and theories that can be used to design an efficient wind turbine. To accomplish this task one must know the following; understand the properties of the wind resource from which the power is to be extracted, understand the blade design features and aerodynamics that yields an efficient rotor, know how to control the blade loading during gusting winds to reduce fatigue problems, and to be able to use active control to enhance turbine performance when operating below the rated wind speed. The control portion of the course will focus on various control strategies including passive control techniques as well as distributed active flow control devices and strategies. Students will have an opportunity to develop a conceptual design of a wind turbine for a specified wind distribution.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undeclared, All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Architecture, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, Pre-College, Parish Programs, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Class

Undergraduate Division
Aerospace and Mechanical Engr. Department

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate Architecture
      St. Mary's College
      Undergraduate Non-Degree
      Employee Non-Degree
      Graduate Non-Degree
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration):
      Aerospace Engineering
      Aerospace and Mechanical Engr.
      Mechanical Engineering
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     

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