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Areas of Study | | WIND150 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: WIND150
COURSE TITLE:Wind Turbine Materials & Electro Mechanical Equipment
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Identification and analysis of the components and systems of a wind turbine.

PREREQUISITES:
WIND100

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the proper use of torque wrenches
  • Demonstrate proper gear component inspection and troubleshooting
  • Identify control components of a WTG and explain their function
  • Demonstrate knowledge of SCADA controls

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Identify types of fasteners used in wind turbines
  2. Demonstrate the use of torque tools
  3. Describe the types of gearboxes used in wind turbines
  4. Identify control system components of wind turbines

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Maintenance Fundamentals for Wind Technicians, Wayne Kilcolllins.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Assignments, Quizzes, Exams, Demonstration

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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