Textbook and Course Outline


Wind Energy: An Introduction, by M. A. El-Sharkawi, CRC press, 2015.

Book errata

Course Outline

History of Wind Energy Systems

Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines

Wind Statistics

Categories of Wind Turbine

Solid State Converters

Induction Generator

Synchronous Generator

Analysis and control of Wind Turbine

Integration of Wind Turbines

Wind Energy and the environment


Mohamed A El-Sharkawi

Department of Electrical Engineering

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195

EE551: Wind Energy