This unit covers the design of wind energy conversion systems and their installation. It encompasses following design briefs, incorporating schemes for protection of persons and property from dangers of system malfunction, ensuring other safety and performance standards and functional requirements are meet and documenting design calculations and criteria.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEEK131A

Prerequisites

UEENEEK130A - Solve problems in wind energy conversion systems rated to 10 kW

UEENEEG101A - Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits

UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - wind characteristics; - wind speed data measurement and analysis; - site selection, and; - selection of WECS.

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