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  1. WPT 1100 OSHA Standards: Wind Energy

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    2
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This self-paced online course in an overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards as they pertain the generation of electrical energy from wind power. Primary emphasis is placed on basic concepts of wind turbines, electrical generators, and their associated electrical and electronic components and which OSHA regulations govern these systems. Climbing and tower safety regulations are also studied. (Fall)

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  2. WPT 1200 Fundamentals of Wind Energy

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course in an overview of the fundamentals of wind energy and how it can be used to generate electrical power. Primary emphasis is placed on basic concepts of wind turbines and ways the mechanical energy is transmitted through various drive systems to the electrical and electronic components. The integration to the electrical grid along with different types of tower designs and installation is also studied. (Fall)

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There are class cancellations for Thursday, October 30, 2014.  Please check the class cancellation page for more information. 

 

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