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Wind Energy Design and Fundamentals

COURSE NO: R06-004
PDH CREDIT: 6
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Wind Energy Design and Fundamentals
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on wind energy and wind turbines, and discusses the operating principles of wind turbines, their key components, technology and performance features, as well as cost economics and various environmental and social aspects.

 

The rising concerns over climate change, environmental pollution, and energy security resulted in an increased interest in developing renewable energy, with wind energy being at the forefront.

 

Wind energy refers to the technology that converts the motion of air into mechanical energy, usually for electricity production. The mechanism used to convert air motion into electricity is referred to as a turbine. A turbine is a large structure with several spinning blades connected to a rotor, where an electromagnetic generator generates electricity as wind causes the blades to spin.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and electrical engineers, and energy specialists who are interested in learning more about the fundamentals of wind energy design.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with the basic concepts of wind energy
  • Understanding the factors influencing wind energy production
  • Learning about the different types of wind turbines
  • Knowing the key components of wind turbines and their operating principles
  • Understanding the theoretical, practical, and net energy outputs from wind turbines
  • Learning about the economics of wind energy and the control schemes of wind turbines
  • Gaining a general overview on the different environmental and social aspects of wind energy
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Wind Energy Design and Fundamentals”, which is prepared by Anuj Bhatia.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WIND ENERGY DESIGN AND FUNDAMENTALS (2.0 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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