Sep 25, 2022
WTT 230 - Wind Turbine SchematicsCredits: 1
Identifies National and European schematic symbols, analyzes operating characteristics, and explains the operation of interrelated wind turbine systems. Covers applied schematics as well as the overall operation of a wind turbine.
Prerequisite(s): WTT 120W with a grade of "C" or better
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Identify National and European schematic symbols, analyze operating characteristics, and explain the operation of interrelated wind turbine systems.
- Explain generation systems used by large wind turbines to convert rotational force to electrical energy.
- Analyze a typical operating curve for a commercial wind turbine.
- Discuss trends in the size of commercial wind turbine designs.
- Identify and explain wind turbine systems.
- Classify large wind turbines by generating capacity, generating method, and size.
- Explain how the speed of large wind turbines is controlled.
- Discuss yaw control systems in wind turbines.
- Discuss wind protection methods typically employed by commercial wind turbines.
- Explain the purpose of the controller in a wind turbine.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the application of schematics as well as the overall operation of a wind turbine.
- Define terms used in large wind turbine design.
- Assess a turbine's generating capacity based on swept rotor area.
- Identify parts of wind turbines.
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