IE:4550 (56:155) Wind Power Management

Spring 2014

Course Description: The course introduces principles of wind power production, design of wind turbines, location and design of wind farms, control of turbines and wind farms, predictive modeling, diagnostics, operations and maintenance, condition monitoring,  health monitoring and of turbine components and systems, wind farm performance optimization, and integration of wind power with a grid. The modeling and analysis aspect of the topics discussed in the class will be illustrated with examples and case studies.

Instructor
Andrew Kusiak
2139 Seamans Center
Tel: 319 - 335 5934           Fax: 319 - 335 5669
Email:
Andrew Kusiak

Instructor's Office Hours and Place
1:30PM – 3:30PM, TTh
2139 Seamans Center


Class Time
9:30AM 10:45AM, TTh
Classroom
2229 Seamans Center

TA: Samantha Gordon
TA's Office Hours and Place

3:30 – 4:30 PM Tuesdays and 8:30 – 9:20AM Thursdays or by appointment 
1307 Seamans Center

Textbook: A. Vieira Da Rosa, Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes, Elsevier, San Diego, CA, 2013



Course Content


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Wind Energy in the News
Iowa Wind Website
Iowa Developments
North American Windpower

Alternative Energy
Wind Energy Blog
Wind Energy Today

Wind Energy Jobs
Green Colar Jobs
Wind Energy Jobs at AWEA website
Wind Power Management Jobs
Power Jobs


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Revised: Apr 3  2014