EGR 282 Wind Power Technology

This course is designed to provide the operational and electrical skills required for an entry level technical position in global wind industry. It will equip individuals with the knowledge and skills required for siting, assembling and installing of wind energy projects of different scales - from small commercial and municipal turbines to utility scale wind farms located offshore or land-based. Topics Include: Project Operations, Turbine Fundamentals, Cranes & Rigging, Fasteners & Torqueing, Shaft Alignment and Bonding, Grounding and Lightning Protection systems. Prerequisite(s) : EGR 131 or EGR 151 required. EGR 171 and EGR 172 recommended. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies.
4 credits Fall, Spring

4 credits
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