Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
EET 269
Course Title:
Wind Mechanics
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Course Description

Introduces mechanical systems that make up subsystems of today's wind turbine. Covers basic hydraulics and pneumatics, wind power production as well as other wind power related topics. Prerequisites/concurrent: MTH 111. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Service wind turbines mechanical systems
  • Assist engineers with the design of wind turbines

Course Activities and Design

Course will include 2 hours per week lecture and 3 hours lab. Field trips may be included.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The instructor may use Attendance, quizzes, homework, group projects, or individual projects to assess the students€™ progress.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

-introduction to wind power generation
-wind turbine mechanics
-introduction to hydraulics and pneumatics