WTMT107 - Wind Turbine Construction

This course introduces the student to the practices of the Wind Turbine industry regarding planning, site preparation, foundation installation, tower construction, nacelle installation, blade installation and commissioning of wind turbines.

 

Hours: 54 (Lecture Hours: 36;  Laboratory Hours: 18)

 

Total Weeks:1.8

 

Prerequisites: 
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisite Statement:
None 

 

Course Content:
- Site planning
- Site preparation
- Foundation preparation and installation
- Tower construction
- Nacelle installation
- Turbine blade installation
- Turbine commissioning

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the procedures for site planning and preparation
- Describe the procedure for foundation installation
- Describe the procedure for tower construction
- Outline nacelle installation procedures
- Describe turbine blade installation processes
- Describe the various roles in turbine commissioning

 

Grading System: Percentage

 

Passing Grade: 70 %

 

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.