TCH243

TCH243

TCH243 Introduction to Wind Energy

2 Credit Hours

Students learn of the various forms of energy and more specifically renewable energy sources. The basic concepts and vocabulary of electricity and concepts of transforming or converting mechanical energy to electrical energy are covered. The most common energy sources including the benefits and limitation of each are investigated. Progression of harnessing the wind and looks to the future of wind energy are discussed. A typical modern wind turbine is dissected to discover how electricity is created from the wind. Practical exercises in recording and analyzing information to determine wind power potential are practiced. This course includes practical exercises to reinforce energy, wind power and its future.

2020 Spring Term

Section: O
Course Format: Online Seats Available: 16/24
Type Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
Online 01/13/20 - 05/15/20 Shelly Robinson
Type Online
Location
Dates 01/13/20 - 05/15/20
Times
Meeting Days
Instructor Shelly Robinson

2020 Summer Term

Section: O
Course Format: Online Seats Available: 24/24
Type Location Dates Time Meeting Days Instructor
Online 05/26/20 - 07/05/20 Shelly Robinson
Type Online
Location
Dates 05/26/20 - 07/05/20
Times
Meeting Days
Instructor Shelly Robinson