Nacelle – Wind turbine Learning system: Workbook

Nacelle – Wind turbine Learning system: Workbook


In this training course, you will find out more about how wind power is used to generate electrical energy. The course focuses on the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment.

A basic understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems is required before starting the course.

The documentation explains the different parts of a wind turbine and provides useful information for future wind turbine technicians and operators.

Introduction to Wind turbine

  • Wind turbine sitting
  • Design of wind turbines
  • Aerodynamics
  • Components of wind turbines
  • Basic safety procedure and components

Operation of the nacelle

  • HMI main menu
  • Wind simulation menu
  • Low/extreme wind conditions
  • SCADA systems
  • Alarms reading
  • Troubleshooting

Power train system

  • Yaw control
  • Rotor hub blade pitch bearing
  • Low speed shaft
  • Gearbox
  • Generator coupling and shaft alignment
  • Vibration analysis
  • Lubrication
  • Hydraulic braking system

Electrical system

  • Sensors
  • Controllers and PLC
  • Contactor and relays
  • Generator
  • Power supplies
  • Motor drives and controls
  • Communications

Maintenance and troubleshooting

Training content

  • Introduction to Wind turbine
  • Operation of the nacelle
  • Power train system
  • Electrical system
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting