WTMT113 - Wind Turbine Hydraulics

This course introduces the students to the basic hydraulic systems and their supporting role in wind turbine operation. The course covers troubleshooting, component identification, filtration, pumps, seals and actuators.

 

Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours 45;  Laboratory Hours 15)

 

Total Weeks: 2

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisite Statement:
None 

 

Course Content:
- Hydraulic components of the basic system
- Pumps and motors
- Seals and filtration
- Rotary and linear actuators
- Troubleshooting techniques
- Valves and relief control
- Hydraulic schematics

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe hydraulic operating principles
- Identify various hydraulic pumps and motors
- Describe the filtration process in a hydraulic system
- Identify rotary and linear actuator types
- Describe various hydraulic valves and their function
- Interpret hydraulic line drawings

 

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.