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.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 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
Use initiative to identify tasks.
Use time productively.
Select and use appropriate tools.
Final Exam: 50 %
Lab Work: 50 %
Nature of Participation:
Identification and testing in the lab.
Percentage of Individual Work
Course Offered in Other Programs
Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.
Keys to Success:
Maintaining a professional attitude
Successful study habits
Receiving a minimum 70% in the program
Required - Industry Training Authority, Electrical Manual Third Period (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: Selections