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.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 50
Lecture Hours: 32
Laboratory Hours: 18
This course is offered online:
- 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
Use initiative to identify tasks.
Use time productively.
Select and use appropriate tools.
Final Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 70 %
Lab Work: 10 %
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 - BZEE, BZEE Curriculum Manual (BZEE). Chapters Covered: Selections
Required - Industry Training Authority, Electrical Selected Curriculum (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: Selections