- Course Number:
- EET 269
- Course Title:
- Wind Mechanics
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Course DescriptionIntroduces 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