R

radiant energy, 4 rectification definition, 139

full-wave, 139, 163

half-wave, 139, 141

three-phase power, 187-90

reduction, 44

REEL Power Project. See Appendix A

resistor color code, 289 ripple, 174

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Wind Turbine Project, 229

sampling, 192 Savonius wind turbine, 228 semiconductor, 84

SHEC-Labs Hydrogen Generator, 113 silicon, 84

Single-phase to three-phase Converter, 223

software required

BASIC Stamp Editor, 10 source code, 14 StampPlot Pro, 20

software requirements, 285

solar azimuth and declination (diagram),

136 solar cells commercial applications, 106-8

efficiency, 86

future, 87

history, 84

structure (diagram), 85

Solstice, 137 Spain, 225

Spar-WARP™ Wind Machine, 232 StampPlot Pro installation, 24

tutorial. See Appendix C

StampPlot Pro, 20

stator, 143

Stirling Energy Systems, 114 sunlight, 84

sun-tracking systems, 109-16 detriments to, 115 dual-axis, 112

financial considerations, 115

history, 109

parabolic panels, 113

passive trackers, 113

single axis, 112

switching power supplies, 175 synchronous serial, 27

Tesla, Nickola, 5, 180

polyphase patents, 7

thermal energy, 4 Thomson-Houston, 7 three-phase AC alternator magnet warning, 143

three-phase power, 179-90

A/C output (diagram), 180

commercial applications, 224

creating, 180

delta coil, 182

history, 221

rectification, 187-90

sampling, 192

wye coil arrangement, 181

transistors, 53, 54

- U -ultraviolet, 86

vertical axis, 225 volt, 3

Watt, James, 6 WebBench, 175 Westinghouse, 7 wind farms, 228 wind turbine commercial applications, 232 Darrieus, 226 eggbeater, 226 horizontal axis, 225 magnet layout, 181 Savonius, 228 vertical axis, 225

Windmill Tours, 230 work definition of, 2

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