Wind Power (GT 2000)

FEATURES :
  • Alternative Energy Generation.
  • Energy and Power.
  • Wind Power Technology.
  • Wind Turbine Design.
  • Design & Installation of Residential Scale Wind Turbine Systems
  • Troubleshooting Wind Turbine Systems
  • Building Codes and Compliance
  • Understanding Blueprints

Reinforced with Hands-on Labs

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Description

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY GENERATION

  • History of fossil fuels
  • Environmental concerns
  • Price convergence

ENERGY AND POWER

  • Types of energy
  • Potential and Kinetic energy
  • Voltage and current
  • Electrical loads

WIND POWER TECHNOLOGY

  • Global and localized wind patterns
  • Windmills and electricity
  • Measuring and scaling wind speed
  • Calculating wind energy
  • Wind farms

WIND TURBINE DESIGN

  • Rotor blades and shaft design
  • Pitch, flaps, yaw and furling
  • Towers types and design
  • Balance of design

DESIGN & INSTALLATION OF RESIDENTIAL SCALE WIND TURBINE SYSTEMS

  • Site suitability
  • System sizing
  • Load determination
  • Installation and safety
  • Grid-tie metering

TROUBLESHOOTING WIND TURBINE SYSTEMS

  • Locating bad terminals, wiring and connectors
  • DC storage control

BUILDING CODES AND COMPLIANCE

  • National Electrical Codes
  • Underwriters Laboratories
  • OSHA
  • National Fire Protection Association

UNDERSTANDING BLUEPRINTS

  • Schematic Drawings
  • Working Drawings
  • Symbols and scaling

DOCUMENT

GT-2000