WET 2405 Wind Turbine Safety

This course discusses advanced troubleshooting concepts and techniques. Students will gain experience with Doubly Fed Induction Generator (DFIG)/frequency converter theory, pitch systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) communication protocols, and operational states of the turbine PLC. Practical exercises will include hydraulic troubleshooting.

This course may include both classroom and online activities such as video, tests/quizzes, simulations, and discussion boards. This course will include out-of-class work such as reading and writing assignments, practice and practical application assignments, and projects. A minimum of five hours of out-of-class work will be assigned per week.

5.5 Quarter Credit Hours, 80 (Lecture 30, Lab 50)