Part of the Art and Science of Wind Power series!Wind Turbine Operations, Maintenance, Diagnostics, and Repair is a cutting-edge text positioned at the forefront of the booming alternative energy industry. It provides students with the knowledge required to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair wind-turbine electro-mechanical systems. A systems-based perspective offers students the resources to develop creative solutions to challenges as well as relationship-based critical thinking skills. In addition to extensive technical information, the text's innovative content includes industry standards and requirements and provides an overview of issues related to working in the field. Each chapter focuses on crucial concepts and skills, and includes real-life scenarios that address extant and developing issues in the wind energy industry.About the seriesAccording to estimates from the American Wind Energy Association, approximately 85, 000 Americans are employed in the rapidly expanding wind energy industry. The Art and Science of Wind Power series was developed to address a critical gap in educational resources directed toward the development of skilled workers in this industry. Each title uses a systems-based perspective to provide students with the resources to develop creative solutions to challenges as well as systems-based critical thinking skills. No other series as comprehensively addresses key issues for novice and expert learners alike.... drive train standards that fit the entire industry may never be as practical as defining standards and connection practices for each component. ... The first is between the main shaft and the gearbox, and the second is between the gearbox and the generator. ... 102 WInd turbIne OperatIOns, MaIntenance, dIagnOsIs, and repaIr Drive Train Industry Standards for Drive Trains Main Shaft Couplings Gearbox.
|Title||:||Wind Turbine Operations, Maintenance, Diagnosis, and Repair|
|Author||:||David Rivkin, Laurel Silk|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2012-05-10|