Wind Turbines: What does the wind say?

General description

Have you ever blown air to a pin wheel?
Have you ever seen a 60 meter tall wind turbine and wondered how they harvest energy from wind?
Are you curious about how the wind turbines evolved from early wind mills?
Do you wanna know how these beautiful giants are build?
Then this course is definitely for you!
10 awesome summer days
22 lucky participants
One of the most perfect places in Turkey for holiday
Endless fun!
If you think that you got what it takes, 
don't be shy, just apply!

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Applied Sciences , Architectural Engineering , Architecture , Civil Engineering , Computational Sciences , Computer Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Environmental Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design , Materials Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Mechatronics , Physics/Physics Engineering , Power Engineering , Production Engineering/Management
Content and topics:
Wind Energy in the World and in Turkey, Historical Development, Wind Turbine Classification, Terminology and General Performance, Wind Characteristics and Resource Assessment, Wind Turbine Aerodynamics, Wind Turbine Structures and Materials, Wind Turbine Control Systems, Wind Power Plant Projects Development Process
Learning goals and objectives:
In this course you will be introduced to the concepts of wind turbines. You will learn different types of wind turbines, their evolution thoroughout the history and how they're designed.
Examination type:
Oral presentation
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter and answers to questions

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

3 meals will be provided by organizers, at least one of them will be served hot
As every place is close to each other, we do not need transportation during the event except from technical trip for which we will rent buses.