AUTHORS: Kilcollins, Wayne - ©2013
Practical and easy to understand, 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 you the skills you need to be a successful wind energy technician. Safety-related practices, such as working at heights, tower rescue practices, and offshore projects, are emphasized to ensure that you understand the hazards associated with working in the wind industry. Study tools such as hands-on exercises, applications, troubleshooting tips, and learning objectives keyed to AWEA skills will help you learn everything you need to know to succeed in your class and successfully maintain, service, and troubleshoot turbines on wind farms.