2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INRE 25040 - Mechanics of the Wind

0.33 CR
The student will learn how to estimate the annual energy output of the wind turbine once the site is determined for the wind turbine and the wind potential for that site is determined. With this information at hand, the student can examine the economics of various sizes and styles of wind turbines in order to make an informed decision on the best size and style for the given project.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Understand the energy potential in wind.
  2. Compare different sites for wind energy systems and the advantages of each.
  3. Examine methods utilized to measure wind energy potential.