Course Content and Outcome Guide for EET 269

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. Basic hydraulics and pneumatics, wind power production as well as other wind power related topics will be covered. Prerequisite: Placement into WR 115. Prerequisite/concurrent: EET 113. 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