Small Wind Turbines: the Basics to the Latest [S-20-46]
|SUNY Potsdam: Kellas 103
|1 Session 1.5 hours
|Wed 1:00 PM 04/22
An overview of small wind energy will be presented, including key factors to consider about adopting this technology. Current turbines in the marketplace are presented along with the latest advances being developed at Clarkson for commercialization.
Ken Vissor has been teaching aircraft design and performance courses at Clarkson for 20 years. His research focuses on applied aerodynamics and renewable energy concepts, including wind turbine design, drag reduction of ground vehicles and design of aircraft wings. He holds several patents and has worked at NASA Langley, Boeing in Seattle, and the DLR in Braunschweig, Germany
Note: A field trip to the site of the turbines will be arranged for those interested.
A site visit to turbines is planned, TBA