Review of major component assembly including turbine blades, hub, rotor and fiberglass nose cone. Understand how to perform maintenance and component designation on these major turbine components.
Introduction into ultrasonic and traditional wind measurement systems as well as wind vanes. Additional overview of SCADA and data transmission on these devices
TEMPERATURE SENSORS / NON-CONTACT-CONTACT TYPE
Overview of PT100, RTD, and how to identify when turbine systems are overheating, from the gearbox to the internal cabin. VIBRATION SENSOR Presentation of CBMS (Condition Based Monitoring Systems) for conventional DFIG wind turbine systems. Understanding of measuring vibrations and reporting via SCADA systems.
GEARBOX AND COUPLING
(Lecture & Lab) Understanding the functions of a gearbox. (Tentative based on gearbox availability.)
GEAR FAILURE ANALYSIS - GEARBOX WIND TURBINE SYSTEMS
Practical application training on GFA forms, understanding of brittle, ductile, and plastic deformations in traditional DFIG gearbox applications. Understanding of how to annotate and report problems to gearbox manufacturers and warranty owners.