MA-178 Mathematics 1, MA-179 Mathematics 2 and FYS128 physics or equivalent
After completion, the student should be able to:
evaluate the potential of wind power at a given location
understand the components of modern wind turbines and their working principles.
get an insight to the planning and management of wind energy projects.
Fundamentals of wind energy. Classification of wind turbines. Aerodynamics of wind turbines. Wind resource analysis. Wind turbine components and systems. Wind farm planning and management. Economic and environmental aspects of wind energy conversion.
Lectures and exercises.
Assessment methods and criteria
3-hour written individual exam. Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.”
Offered as Single Standing Module
Yes, if there are places available.
Admission Requirement if given as Single Standing Module
Higher Education Entrance Qualification including mathematics R1 and R2 and physics 1, or a pass in the preliminary course examination for engineers (which is also offered at University of Agder).