Wind Power

Degree offered

Certificate of Recognition in Wind Power

Credits required 14

Dean

Sarmad Saman, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Technology, robert.rak@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: WD

Program Goals Statement

The certificate will allow students to learn the fundamentals of wind energy and to support the system installation, operation and maintenance needs of the wind energy industry. Students will understand all the various component parts and functions of wind turbines and will learn sizing formulas to meet your customers present and future energy demands.

Program Information

  • This program is based on national standards and focuses on the development of industry-defined competencies and skills in: safety, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical systems, electrical power generation and wind power systems.

After BCC

  • Be prepared to play an essential part in the planning, organizing, and managing of renewable energy projects nationwide.

Program Requirements

Program Courses

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 282Wind Power

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 151Electrical Machinery

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 171Fluid Systems

4 credits

EGR 282Wind Power

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:8

 

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