This course introduces the students to the varied maintenance required by wind turbines and supporting structures and systems. Students will review the cyclical maintenance required by wind turbines and the specific and unique maintenance procedures required by each supporting system. These include, but are not limited to ladder systems, control systems, lubrication systems, lifting systems, monitoring systems and related equipment.
Hours: 50 (Lecture Hours 32; Laboratory Hours 18)
Total Weeks: 1.7
- Wind control and shut down
- Lubrication, cooling and heating
- Alignment and balance
- Safety systems
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe cyclical maintenance practices
- Identify turbine systems requiring cyclical maintenance
- Describe standard maintenance practices for lubrication, heating and cooling systems
- Describe documentation for cyclical maintenance
- Identify regulated requirements for safety equipment maintenance
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.