Design and Implementation of a Standalone Graphical User Interface for Wind Speed and Wind Electric Energy Density Computations

Authors(5) :-Abdulraheem T., Abam P., Ganiyu H. O., Adebowale G. S., Seidu S. A.

This work designs and implements a standalone graphical user interface (GUI) for calculating wind speed at different heights and for computing annual wind electric energy density of any location. The standalone GUI was implemented using MATLAB and it is divided into two sections. One section calculates the wind speed at a specified height while the other computes the annual wind electric energy density. The GUI requires a specified input after which an output is returned. The test result shows that the developed GUI worked as expected with high degree of accuracy and precision. This was validated using result from manual calculations. Hence, making it suitable for wind energy analysis and eliminates the laborious analytical calculations.

Authors and Affiliations

Abdulraheem T.
Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute, P.M.B 1029, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria
Abam P.
Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute, P.M.B 1029, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria
Ganiyu H. O.
Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute, P.M.B 1029, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria
Adebowale G. S.
Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute, P.M.B 1029, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria
Seidu S. A.
Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute, P.M.B 1029, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria

Energy Density, MATLAB, standalone GUI, Wind Speed

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 521-525
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173196
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Abdulraheem T., Abam P., Ganiyu H. O., Adebowale G. S., Seidu S. A., " Design and Implementation of a Standalone Graphical User Interface for Wind Speed and Wind Electric Energy Density Computations, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.521-525, January-February-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET173196

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