Ndaona Chokani: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2020

Name Dr. Ndaona Chokani
Address
Professur f. Aerothermodynamik
ETH Zürich, ML J 22
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 23 87
Fax+41 44 632 11 00
E-mailchokani@lec.mavt.ethz.ch
DepartmentMechanical and Process Engineering
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
151-0216-00LWind Energy4 credits2V + 1UN. Chokani
AbstractThe objective of this course is to introduce the students to the fundamentals, technologies, modern day application, and economics of wind energy. These subjects are introduced through a discussion of the basic principles of wind energy generation and conversion, and a detailed description of the broad range of relevant technical, economic and environmental topics.
ObjectiveThe objective of this course is to introduce the students to the fundamentals, technologies, modern day application, and economics of wind energy.
ContentThis mechanical engineering course focuses on the technical aspects of wind turbines; non-technical issues are not within the scope of this technically oriented course. On completion of this course, the student shall be able to conduct the preliminary aerodynamic and structural design of the wind turbine blades. The student shall also be more aware of the broad context of drivetrains, dynamics and control, electrical systems, and meteorology, relevant to all types of wind turbines.