This course provides students with an introduction to wind energy and the impacts of turbulence, frequency distributions, and tower height on the wind resource. Students are engaged with installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting small wind system (those <100kW in size). This course covers the Job Task Analysis for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Small Wind Installer examination.
Prerequisites: ELEC 190 or DTEC 125 or AGEN 125, and PHYS 107 minimum grade of C.
3 Credits (2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory).