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WTMT110 - Wind Turbine Mechanical
This course introduces the student to the basic mechanical components used to control turbine operation. These include YAW control, pitch control, emergency egress equipment and supporting systems.

Hours: 122 (Lecture Hours 87; Laboratory Hours 35)

Total Weeks: 4

This course is offered online: No

Pre-Requisites: None

Course Content:
- YAW gear systems
- Pitch control components
- Egress mechanical equipment
- Cooling equipment

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify the major components of a YAW control system
- Describe pitch control and how it is achieved
- Identify emergency egress equipment and its use
- Describe the cooling system in wind turbines and how it is used
- Describe control actuators

Passing Grade: 70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 70 %
Lab Work: 10 %

Course Offered in Other ProgramsNo

Supplies: Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.

Text Books: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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