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1 ME 417 Design of Alternative Energy Systems Wind Energy Figures Table: Classes of Wind Power at Heights of 10 and 50 Meters Height of 10 m Height of 50 m Wind Powe r Class Wind Speed (m/s) Wind Power Density (W/m 2 ) Wind Speed (m/s) Wind Power Density (W/m 2 ) 1 0.0-4.4 0-100 0.0-5.6 0-200 2 4.4-5.1 100-150 5.6-6.4 200-300 3 5.1-5.6 150-200 6.4-7.0 300-400 4 5.6-6.0 200-250 7.0-7.5 400-500 5 6.0-6.4 250-300 7.5-8.0 500-600 6 6.4-7.0 300-400 8.0-8.8 600-800 7 7.0-9.4 400-1,000 8.8-11.9 800-2,000 Source: Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the United States, DE86004442 (Golden, CO: Solar Energy Research Institute, October 1986), p. 3. Figure: United States Wind Energy Potential Source: http://www.eere.energy.gov/windandhydro/wind_potential.html
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Unformatted text preview: 2 Figure: Typical Dutch Windmill (Brabant- Meeuwen- flour mill) Source: www.Webshots.com Figure: Wind Energy Electricity Production (MW hr) 1,000,000 2,000,000 3,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000 6,000,000 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Year Electricity (MW hr) ME 417 Design of Alternative Energy Systems 3 Figure: The Two Different Wind Turbines Figure: Diagram of Modern Three-Blade Rotor with Labeling Source: www.eere.energy.gov/windandhydro/wind_how.html ME 417 Design of Alternative Energy Systems 4 Figure: Photograph of an American Multiblade Wind Turbine Figure: Modern Three- Blade Wind Turbine Source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Photographic Information Exchange Figure: Picture of Darrieus Straight-Blade Wind Turbine...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course ME 417 taught by Professor Somerton during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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