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Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

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368 reviews

About this Course

How tall is a modern wind turbine and how can it possibly generate power from the wind? This course gives an overview of key aspects in wind energy engineering. Whether you are looking for general insight in this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in wind energy engineering, 'Wind Energy' is an excellent starting point. Experts located in the wind pioneering country of Denmark will take you on a tour through the most fundamental disciplines of wind energy research such as wind measurements and resource assessment, aerodynamics, wind turbine technology, structural mechanics, materials, financial and electrical systems. You will gain a rational understanding of wind energy engineering and, through hands-on exercises, you will learn to perform wind energy calculations based on simple models. Working with the different course disciplines will give you a taste of what wind energy engineering is all about. This allows you to identify the most interesting or relevant aspects of wind energy engineering to be pursued in your future studies or in your professional career. View our video:

Top reviews

By K

Nov 04, 2018

Firstly thanks for this useful course to DTU and Coursera. I think this will help the person who is really interested in wind energy and make the one to learn and go further in wind energy area.


Nov 15, 2016

Very intersting course, using various fields of engineering (mechanics, structures, fluid dynamics, electricty...) and project management. Recommanded to have a good overview of wind energy !

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By Shikhar Chakravorty

Dec 08, 2018

some things could be better explained. Otherwise very nice.

By John Carter

Dec 04, 2018

Excellent overview of full scope of wind energy industry with well-structured quizzes to test knowledge.

By Emre Dagli

Dec 04, 2018

It was good experience

By Tuba Khursheed

Nov 30, 2018

It was very much informative, I learnt so many new things but I want more explanation of some topics and I want the assignments not to be more difficult.


Nov 30, 2018


By Hesham Nasser Saleh ALGhobari

Nov 27, 2018

amazing and very important

By Hernandez Andres

Nov 11, 2018

Great course, thank you!

By Shamshad Ahamad

Nov 09, 2018

this is my very first experience of online course through Coursera. it's very good experience, thank you DTU.

By Oussema Sahnoun

Nov 05, 2018

this course was very important for me to improve my skills in renewable energy

By Noorullah Noonari

Nov 04, 2018

very helpful