This course introduces the students to the maintenance procedures required to install, maintain and troubleshoot power transmission systems. The course covers a variety of power transmission configuration including spur, helical, herringbone and planetary systems.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 60
Lecture Hours: 40
Laboratory Hours: 20
This course is offered online:
WTMT 111 - Wind Turbine Specific Maintenance
- Power transmission function
- Gearing configurations
- Power transmission schematic drawings
- Lubrication principles
- Bearing removal and installation
- Seal removal and installation
- Gearing alignment
- Troubleshooting techniques
- Contamination detection
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe power transmission functions
- Identify gearing configurations
- Describe lubrication procedures in standard gear configurations
- Interpret gearing schematic drawings
- Remove and reinstall bearings
- Remove and reinstall seals
- Align gears in the lab
- Inspect gearboxes for contamination
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, Millwright Selected Curriculum (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: Selections