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Essentials of Wind Turbine Troubleshooting POWX 1120

Power Microcredential Course

International Fees

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Course details

The Essentials of Wind Turbine Troubleshooting is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the troubleshooting process specifically for wind turbines. Participants will gain essential knowledge and skills necessary to identify, diagnose, and resolve common issues that can arise in wind turbine systems. The course covers topics such as turbine component analysis, electrical system troubleshooting, mechanical system diagnostics, and control system problem-solving. Through a combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises, participants will develop proficiency in identifying and addressing various technical challenges encountered in wind turbine operations. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the essential skills and strategies needed to effectively troubleshoot wind turbine systems and ensure their optimal performance and reliability.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.0

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Learning Outcomes

The Essentials of Wind Turbine Troubleshooting is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the troubleshooting process specifically for wind turbines. Participants will gain essential knowledge and skills necessary to identify, diagnose, and resolve common issues that can arise in wind turbine systems. The course covers topics such as turbine component analysis, electrical system troubleshooting, mechanical system diagnostics, and control system problem-solving. Through a combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises, participants will develop proficiency in identifying and addressing various technical challenges encountered in wind turbine operations. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the essential skills and strategies needed to effectively troubleshoot wind turbine systems and ensure their optimal performance and reliability.​

  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing professional tools and following established procedures for troubleshooting. This includes working with Amatrol workstations and conducting inspections.
  • Effectively select appropriately sized motors, drives, wiring, and protection for specific applications, and possess the skills to troubleshoot variable speed drive systems.
  • Maintain control loops with accuracy, including the ability to calibrate and troubleshoot any issues that arise.​

Effective as of Fall 2023

Related Programs

Essentials of Wind Turbine Troubleshooting (POWX 1120) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Wind Turbine Essentials
    Microcredential Part-time

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