2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 12, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

INRE 30020 - DC Generation Principles

0.58 CR
Students will learn how to transfer the energy produced by the wind and converted to rotational energy, into electricity. The simplest systems utilize DC generators mostly because the energy produced can be directly stored in batteries. Although DC energy has its drawbacks, this arrangement is ideal for standalone systems or systems desiring autonomy.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Select proper wind energy system components based on their characteristics.
  2. Understand the process of converting wind to mechanical energy and then to electrical energy.
  3. Define the benefits of dc current and ac current in different situations.
  4. Examine different wind systems and components and when one may have an advantage over another.