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Sustainable Energy (NRGY)


NRGY 094 PCE Non-Credit NRGY Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

NRGY 101 Intro to Sustainable Energy

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: ETEC 220, ELCT 250, ETEC 245, & ETEC 231 with a C- or higher.

This course provides an overview of sustainable energies including solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal. Students will learn the basic principles of each technology. Students will also investigate renewable resources and their associated technologies.

NRGY 110 Fundmtl Hydraul/Pneu Systems

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: ETEC 101, ELCT 120, NRGY 120, NRGY 130, & M 105 or M 121, or M 151, or M 171 with a C- or higher.

This course introduces basic hydraulic concepts, formulas, and applications of hydraulic components used for directional, flow and pressure control of circuits. Students will identify and explain safety rules, precautions, test procedures, common components, and operating principles for hydraulic and pneumatic systems commonly found in the energy industry.

NRGY 120 Industrial Safety and Rigging

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Pre or Co-requisite: ETEC 101, NRGY 130, ELCT 120, and M 105, or M 121, or M 151, or M 171. This course provides an overview of safe industrial practices and basic rigging techniques.

NRGY 130 Fundmtl of Mechanical Systems

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Pre OR co-requisite: ETEC 101, NRGY 120, ELCT 120 and M 105, or M 121, or M 151, or M 171. This course covers energy industry mechanical systems at the component level. Topics covered include repairing a basic mechanical system, familiarity with basic tooling, and understanding gears and rotational relationships.

NRGY 194 PCE Credit-Bearing NRGY Course

Credits: 1-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

NRGY 210 Wind Technician Safety

Credits: 4

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: ETEC 220, ELCT 250, ETEC 245, & ETEC 231 with a C- or higher.

This course builds on the safety topics covered in the Industrial Safety and Rigging course and focuses on safety requirements and techniques common in wind energy technician jobs.

NRGY 220 Wind Turbine Equipment

Credits: 3

Term: (F)

Prerequisite: NRGY 120

This course introduces common wind turbine components and equipment. The mechanical systems that make up the subsystems of wind turbines will be covered in addition to structural characteristics and aerodynamic principles.

NRGY 230 Wind Turb Operations & Maint

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: ETEC 220, ELCT 250, ETEC 245, & ETEC 231 with a C- or higher.

This course exposes students to real-world scenarios that may be encountered in the workplace. Practice of installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of wind turbine electro-mechanical systems are all included in this course.