WTMT106 - SCR's, Diacs and Triacs

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.


Hours: 18 (Lecture Hours 12; Laboratory Hours 6)


Total Weeks: 0.6


Prerequisites: None


Non-Course Prerequisites: None


Co-requisite Statement: None


Course Content:
- SCRs, Diacs and Triacs
- Thyristor circuits
- Three-phase rectifier circuits
- Basic logic gates
- Op-amp circuits


Learning Outcomes:
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


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.