ETP1530C - Introduction to Wind Energy (AS)
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)
The wind energy industry is the fastest growing segment of renewable energy production in North America experiencing a 25% annual growth. This is an introductory course in surveying the advantages and disadvantages of wind power. Site surveys, wind charts, and efficiency ratings for small and large wind turbines are presented and discussed. Both stand alone and grid connected systems will be presented.
Prerequisite: ETP1322 or EET1215C or EET1084C (with a grade of C or higer)