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Design Optimization of Wind Energy Conversion Systems with Applications

Edited by Karam Maalawi

National Research Centre

Modern and larger horizontal-axis wind turbines with power capacity reaching 15 MW and rotors of more than 235-meter diameter are under continuous development for the merit of minimizing the unit cost of energy production (total annual cost/annual energy produced). Such valuable advances in this competitive source of clean energy have made numerous research contributions in developing wind industry technologies worldwide. This book provides important information on the optimum design of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) with a comprehensive and self-contained handling of design fundamentals of wind turbines. Section I deals with optimal production of energy, multi-disciplinary optimization of wind turbines, aerodynamic and structural dynamic optimization and aeroelasticity of the rotating blades. Section II considers operational monitoring, reliability and optimal control of wind turbine components.

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Design Optimization of Wind Energy Conversion Systems with ApplicationsEdited by Karam Maalawi

Published: April 15th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.82111

ISBN: 978-1-78984-408-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-407-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-329-2

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Optimal Energy Production Planning in Power Systems with Wind Energy Sources

By Cristian-Dragos Dumitru and Adrian Gligor


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2. A Research Framework for the Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization of Wind Turbines

By Luca Sartori, Stefano Cacciola, Alessandro Croce and Carlo Emanuele Dionigi Riboldi


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3. Wind Turbine Airfoil Boundary Layer Optimization Using Genetic Algorithm with 3D Rotational Augmentation

By Youjin Kim, Galih Bangga and Antonio Delgado


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4. Structural Optimization of Wind Turbine Blades for Improved Dynamic Performance

By Gerges Edwar Mehanny Beshay and Karam Yousef Maalawi


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5. Aerodynamic, Structural and Aeroelastic Design of Wind Turbine Blades

By Mohamed Abdou Mahran Kasem


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6. Synthesis and Optimization of Wind Energy Conversion Devices

By Janis Viba, Vitaly Beresnevich and Martins Irbe


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7. Optimal Design and Operational Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades

By Francis Xavier Ochieng, Craig Matthew Hancock, Gethin Wyn Roberts and Julien Le Kernec


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8. The Use of Electrical Measurements of Wind Turbine Generators for Drive Train Condition Monitoring

By Estefania Artigao, Andrés Honrubia-Escribano, Sergio Martín-Martínez and Emilio Gómez-Lázaro


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9. Reliability Assessment of Wind Turbines

By Mai F.M. Ayoub


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10. Wind Energy Conversion System Modeling toward Different Approaches

By Ali El Yaakoubi, Lahcen Amhaimar and Adel Asselman


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11. Robust Nonlinear Control Strategy for Small Wind Turbines: A Case Study

By Ridha Cheikh and Hocine Belmili


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