Nebraska Wind Applications Center

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Wind for Schools

Nebraska Wind Applications Center


Jerry Hudgins

Department of Electrical Engineering

University of Nebraska
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Lincoln

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NWAC Organizational Structure

Director, Dr. Jerry L. Hudgins









Assistant Director, Joel Jacobs.

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Other NWAC Faculty


Dr. Dean Patterson, electric machine and power
converter designs.





Dr. Sohrab Asgarpoor, specializing in power
system reliability and distributed generation
systems.




Dr. Wei Qiao, specializing in distributed generation
systems, wind turbine monitoring, and grid
connection issues.


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NWAC Activities


Interactions and support of the WfS State Facilitator


School participant assessment
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WfS


Interfacing with school representatives and local
utility personnel on some turbine installation specifics
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WfS


Coordination of material and sub
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system procurement
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WfS


Supervise installation
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WfS


Curriculum development


Student projects


Research


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NWAC Facilities & Resources



Skystream wind turbine nacelle
used for research projects

Lab tour for WfS Teachers and
Administrators

Turbine installation at Elkhorn
Valley HS, Tilden

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Schools Involved in Wind for Schools Program

Red:


Installed turbines

Blue:


Installation in progress

Green:


Installation approved for next year

White:


Contacted, visited and



expressed interest

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Curriculum in Wind Energy, Grid Power,
and Related Topics

Undergraduate Courses:

ELEC 498a
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Wind Energy

ELEC 438


Introduction to Electric Power Engineering

ELEC 428


Power Electronics

ELEC 498b


Electric Machines


Graduate Courses:

ELEC 898a
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Wind Energy

ELEC 838


Introduction to Electric Power Engineering

ELEC 828


Power Electronics

ELEC 898b


Electric Machines









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Wind Energy Systems



Nebraska Energy Science Minor


Available to all
majors at UNL


Three
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course
sequence
required
followed by
three courses
of appropriate
electives


Energy in
Society (3)

ENSC 110

Introduction


to


Energy
Systems (3)

ENSC 220


Energy

Economics/

Policy*

200
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400 Level


Biotechnology/

Food Systems*

200
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400 Level


Renewable

Energy

Bio
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Sources

(Animal
Science,

Agronomy)*

200
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400 Level


Renewable

Energy

Engineering*

200
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400 Level

Energy,
Economy and
Environment
(3)

ENSC 230

Core Curriculum

9 credits

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Student Projects: Examples


Senior Design Teams and Individual Projects


Integration of PV array and small wind turbine on dc bus


Data logging and telemetry for wind and solar


MET Tower data logging and wireless transfer


Power converters for solar array and wind turbine system
for battery charger and ac power


Wind Resource Assessment and Siting


Small wind turbine installations and grid connection


Permanent Magnet Machine design, fabrication, and
testing


Linear


Axial Flux


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Distributed Power Systems &
Smart Grid Research


Advanced Computer Applications in Planning, Design, and Operation

of Electric Power Systems


Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Power Systems Under Uncertainty



Impact of Maintenance and Equipment Aging on System Reliability



Survivability and Vulnerability Assessment of Energy Infrastructure



Monitoring, Diagnostics, and Control of Electric Power Systems


Renewable energy systems and distributed generation


Microgrids


Power system control, stability and performance optimization


Power electronics


Computational intelligence and its application in electric energy systems



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1.90 mm

Hydrogen Production
from Wind Sources

Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Devices

Advanced
Semiconductors for
Power Converters

UNL Test Turbine

Synchronous Generators for Wind Turbines
(permanent magnet axial
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flux machines)

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International Symposium

Co
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Sponsored by NWAC and
Managed by NWAC Faculty

June 24
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26, 2009



International Slate of Speakers:

GE,
Vestas
/Aalborg Univ.,

North Wind, NREL, EPRI, EUREL,

Univ. Wisconsin, Oregon State Univ.



88 attendees (engineers);

½ academic, ½ industry & government


8 countries represented from North
America, Europe, Asia, and

South America