Posted by: Curriculum Office Course Number: RET 101 Course Title: Introduction to Wind Turbine Technology I
Transcript Title: Intro to Wind Turbine Tech I Credit Hours: 2 Lecture Hours: 10
Lecture/Lab Hours: 20
Requisites: None Grading Option:
Introduces basic concepts and terminology for how wind energy is captured and transformed into electrical power, including non-math mechanical physics, electricity and magnetism, fluid dynamics and aerodynamics. Covers an introduction to and experience in tower climb safety and rescue.
1. Apply a basic knowledge of the physics and engineering of wind turbine technology as it relates to subsequent courses in the program.
2. Use information sources to research wind power technology and its use for generating electricity on both small and large scale operations, including home use.
3. Perform self rescue and partner rescue using the proper descent device, including full restraint and fall arrest systems.
4. Use proper climbing techniques
Outcome Assessment Strategies:
A custom textbook will be created consisting of selected chapters and articles from journal, manual, textbook, and Web resources, copied with publishers’ permission.