2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WIND 2359 - Wind Power Delivery System

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) Components, equipment, and infrastructure used in the production and transmission of electricity as related to wind turbine power. Prerequisite: WIND 1300 .
Course Outcomes
1 - Explain the operation of power production.
2 - Describe power transmission components.
3 - Identify the operational relationship between a) the generator and convertor b) mechanical energy to electrical energy c) variable speed wind turbines d) wind to rotor dynamics.
4 - Compare the authority of local area, state, and national jurisdiction as related to the electrical grid.
5 - Interpret grid schematics.
6 - Explain wind characteristics and aerodynamics of wind turbines.
7 - Identify and explain wind turbine control systems.