The students know the fundamentals of aerodynamic design of wind turbine rotor blades, the corresponding application and interpretation. Students will acquire the necessary knowledge for the evaluation and development of modern highperformance wind turbines structure.
Designation and basic concepts
2D aerodynamics: boundary layer theory
2D aerodynamics: potential theory
1D momentum theory for an ideal wind turbine
Classical blade element method
Rotor blade design and characteristics
Typical construction methods: wing; wing connection, tower