Maintenance Fundamentals for Wind Technicians

Maintenance Fundamentals for Wind Technicians

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With an emphasis on both practice and theory, MAINTENANCE FUNDAMENTALS FOR WIND TECHNICIANS provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of wind energy that is appropriate for any electrical or mechanical technician. Through topics such as developing a preventative maintenance program, determining the performance of a wind turbine system, and monitoring improvement through system data analysis, this text teaches students the skills they need to be successful wind energy technicians. Safety-related practices, such as working at heights, tower rescue practices, and offshore projects, are emphasized to ensure that students understand the hazards associated with working in the wind industry. Filled with pedagogy such as hands-on exercises, applications, troubleshooting tips, and learning objectives keyed to AWEA skills, students will learn everything they need to know about maintaining, servicing and troubleshooting turbines on wind farms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Editorial review has FIGURE 6-19 A few reaction arm styles and supporting structures ... These power wrenches use a pump unit to supply pressurized fluid through hoses to the tool. ... The previous sample problem discussed using a manual torque wrench and torque multiplier to produce 1, 975 foot-pounds of torque.

Title:Maintenance Fundamentals for Wind Technicians
Author:Wayne Kilcollins
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-05-02


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