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Learner Career Outcomes

19%

started a new career after completing these courses

21%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 36 hours to complete
English

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Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

About this course

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
7 readings
Course video5m
Learning objectives3m
Course elements8m
Pre-requisites8m
Grading policy8m
Code of Conduct5m
Provide your feedback5m
1 practice exercise
Math pre-requisites20m
1 hour to complete

Introduction to wind energy

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 3 readings
2 videos
Siting challenges and stakeholder involvement7m
3 readings
Activity: Get to know your peers10m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Wind resources

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 26 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Wind resource assessment12m
3 readings
Introduction to quiz: Wind profiles and wind resources20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
1 practice exercise
Wind profiles and wind resources2h 20m
4 hours to complete

Test and measurements

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Important concepts used in wind energy9m
Wind Scanner - remote sensing of wind18m
3 readings
Introduction to quiz: Wind data analysis20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
1 practice exercise
Wind data analysis3h
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Economy

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Energy production and revenue9m
Tools for wind energy economics9m
3 readings
Introduction to quiz: Economics of wind energy20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Economics of wind energy - Net Present Value (NPV)1h 20m
Economics of wind energy - Levellised Cost of Energy (LCoE)1h 40m
4 hours to complete

Wind turbine technology

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Wind turbine terminology and components6m
3 readings
Introduction to quiz: Wind energy technology concepts20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
1 practice exercise
Wind Energy Technology Concepts2h 40m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Aerodynamics

5 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 18 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Flow and forces around the wind turbine blade11m
3 readings
Introduction to Quiz: Aerodynamics20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Aerodynamics - 1D Momentum theory2h
Aerodynamics - Rotational theory and velocity triangle at r = 40m2h
5 hours to complete

Materials

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 30 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Material requirements for wind turbine blades11m
Composite materials for wind turbine blades9m
3 readings
Introduction to quiz: Wind turbine blade20m
Supporting literature10m
Provide your feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Stresses in the blade cross section1h 20m
The weight of a wind turbine blade2h 20m

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