DEE-54107 Wind Power Systems, 5 cr


Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Enrique Acha Daza


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
DEE-54107 2018-01 2 Enrique Acha Daza
To attend the lectures, to pass the one final exam and to submit all the assignments


Student having taken the course are expected to have a solid understanding of modern Wind Energy Conversion (WEC) Systems; the way WEC systems make optimum use of the wind resource available, the role that power electronic converters play in modern WEC systems, and on the impact of wind farms in the electrical power grid from the steady-state and the dynamic vantages


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Week 1: An overview of the wind energy industry The wind resource Energy extracted from the wind     
2. Week 2: Wind turbines and their operation Induction generators Synchronous generators     
3. Week 3: Fix-speed WEC systems Variable-speed WEC systems     
4. Week 4: Principles of wind farm design: wind measurements and forecastings, layouts, array losses, electrical connections     
5. Week 5: Impact of wind farms on the power grid: steady-state performance     
6. Week 6: Impact of wind farms on the power grid: Dynamic performance I     
7. Week 7: Impact of wind farms on the power grid: Dynamic performance II     

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Exam (60%) Assignment (40%)


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   Wind Energy Generation - modelling and control   O. Anaya-Lara et al   9780470714331     John Wiley & Sons, 209, $5260; applicable chapters: 1-8   Yes   
Lecture slides     E. Acha         Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
DEE-24106 Electric Power Systems Mandatory    
DEE-24126 Flexible Transmission Systems Mandatory    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
Prerequisites DEE-24106 and DEE-24126 are mandatory only in the Smart Grids study modules.


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Päivittäjä: Ketola Susanna, 09.03.2018