This course introduces the student to the form, function and operating principles of electrical thyristors, SCRs, diacs, and triacs related to the Wind Turbine Industry.
18 (Lecture Hours 12; Laboratory Hours 6)
This course is offered online:
- SCRs, Diacs and Triacs
- Thyristor circuits
- Three-phase rectifier circuits
- Basic logic gates
- Op-amp circuits
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Connect and test thyristor circuits, three-phase rectifier circuits, and op-amp circuits
- Describe basic logic gates
- Describe the function of Diacs, Triacs and SCRs
Final Exam: 50 %
Lab Work: 50 %
Course Offered in Other Programs
Supplies: Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.
Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.