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Wind Turbine Maintenance Level 1 Volume 2 Trainee Guide

Wind Turbine Maintenance Level 1 Volume 2 Trainee GuidePhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Oct 12, 2011 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-271896-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-271896-7

Student/Retail Price: $46.65

Institutional/Business Price: $34.99

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Alternating Current and Three-Phase Systems, Circuit Breakers and Fuses, Switching Devices, Wind Turbine Power Distribution Systems, Fasteners and Torquing, Introduction to Bearings, Lubrication, and Introduction to Hydraulic Systems.



Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: Volume 2: 107.5 Hours)


Alternating Current and Three-Phase Systems (17.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274259-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-274266-5

Introduces the development of both single- and three-phase alternating current. Analyzes the relationship of AC phases and

introduces key components used to refine AC power. Discusses the operation of transformers and introduces trainees to

advanced AC concepts such as reactive power and the power factor. (Module ID 80201-11)


Circuit Breakers and Fuses (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272948-2

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272961-1

Explains the necessity of overcurrent protection and the way it is applied in the wind turbine environment. Explores the

operation of common circuit breakers and the differences in various fuse types. Overcurrent device terminology is

presented, along with a review of the information found on such devices. (Module ID 58105-11)


Switching Devices (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272950-5

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272962-8

Provides coverage of switching devices related to the power distribution and control of wind turbines. Mechanical and solidstate

relay types are presented, as well as typical wind turbine control wiring diagrams. Explains various time delay schemes

and how they can be applied. (Module ID 58106-11)


Wind Turbine Power Distribution Systems (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272951-2

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272963-5

Discusses the basics of power generation and the generators used in wind turbines. Reviews how power is distributed and

controlled during various modes of wind turbine operation. Simple one-line diagrams are also covered. (Module ID 58107-



Fasteners and Torquing (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272952-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272965-9

Comprehensive coverage of wind turbine fasteners and their required characteristics. Covers torque theory, torquing,

tensioning, and hydraulic torquing equipment. Presents the use and care of all significant torquing and tensioning tools. The

use of taps and dies is also introduced. (Module ID 58108-11)


Introduction to Bearings (15 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272954-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272967-3

Introduces plain, ball, roller, thrust, guide, flanged, pillow block, and takeup bearings. Discusses bearing materials and

designations. (Module ID 32207-07)


Lubrication (12.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272953-6

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272966-6

Explores basic lubrication theory and related equipment. Includes the different applications and types of lubricants

used in the wind turbine environment. Reviews OSHA’s hazard communication program and the EPA’s hazardous waste control

program. Includes in-depth coverage of material safety data sheets. (Module ID 58109-11)


Introduction to Hydraulic Systems (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272957-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-272969-7

Covers all aspects of common hydraulic systems, including fluids, system components, and pumps. Presents the principles

of hydraulic system operation and the related components. Simple hydraulic system maintenance is also introduced.

(Module ID 58110-11)

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