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EST 270
Wind Power Plant Operations and Advanced Mechanical Systems


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
This course is an introduction to various fundamentals of the Wind Power Plant Operations, including daily routines, process and paperwork, management styles, and customer service skills. It will also cover wind turbine troubleshooting, and advanced/large mechanical systems repair.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the daily operations of the power plant.
  • Explain the parts check out/return process.
  • Analyze employee best practices for plant operations.
  • Describe how daily operations affect the business overall.
  • Examine policies and procedures for the various environmental issues.
  • Explain the importance of customer service.
  • Appraise and assess faulted wind turbines.
  • Formulate a repair strategy for advanced/large mechanical systems.

  • Course Topics
  • Daily site operations.
  • Daily paperwork and process for scheduled maintenance.
  • Daily paperwork and process for troubleshooting and repairing turbines.
  • Parts and inventory.
  • Customer service.
  • Management style.
  • Wind turbine troubleshooting.
  • Advanced/large mechanical systems and repair.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 270
    Winter 2014
    0962
    James Bradshaw
    EST 270
    Winter 2013
    0962
    James Bradshaw
    EST 270
    Winter 2012
    0962
    James Bradshaw


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.