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Areas of Study | | WIND250 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: WIND250
COURSE TITLE:Wind Turbine Troubleshooting
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students will practice installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of wind turbine electromechanical systems.

PREREQUISITES:
WIND200

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proper gearbox analysis and inspection
  • Demonstrate advanced self and assisted rescue techniques
  • Demonstrate proper wind turbine blade inspection and analysis
  • Demonstrate knowledge, economic, and environmental impacts of conventional and smart electrical grid systems

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Effective use of borescopes for gearbox inspections
  2. Advanced safety when working in a WTG
  3. WTG periodical and annual inspection practices
  4. Power distribution and control

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Materials provided.

EVALUATION:
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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