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Power Plant Technology

PWPL 1194

Power Plant Safety, Tooling & Mechanics

This course reinforces academic content of the program through computer-based, interactive simulations that require students to apply content knowledge gained through other courses completed as part of this program.

6
CH(s)

PWPL 1995

Power Plant Capstone (Internship)

Industrial worksite, such as electrical generation plant, boiler room or similar facility practicum.

6
CH(s)

PWPL 1179

Power Plant Simulation

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs. It is designed to teach students the typical power plant start up and shut down sequences and monitoring of a coal fired power plant operation. The course uses a plant referenced simulator that introduces the students to plant start up and integrated plant systems.

3
CH(s)

PWPL 1174

Advanced Power Plant Systems

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs.  It is designed to teach students advanced systems such as main steam, extraction steam, lube oil, generator seal oil, and electro-hydraulic control and other plant systems.

3
CH(s)

PWPL 1172

Power Plant Instrumentation & Control

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs. It is designed to teach students the basics of industrial instrumentation and process control and final control devices specific to the power plant setting. Topics include temperature, pressure, and level measurement; and final control elements, such as dampers and valves.

3
CH(s)

PHY 1168

Technical Physical Science

This course is required for all students enrolled in energy related technology programs. It is designed to teach students the basic concepts of physics, specific to the design and operation of a fossil-fueled electrical generation station. Topics include concepts of motion, thermodynamics, and electricity. This course is designed to help prepare students for the Edison Electrical Institute POSS/MASS exam. 

3
CH(s)

PWPL 1162

Plant Water Chemistry, Cooling, Fuel & Combustion Air Systems

This course is designed for students enrolled in energy related technology programs.  It is designed to teach students about the basic operating principles of water treatments, cooling towers, fans, coal pulverizers, and water and combustion systems such as circulating water system, condensate system, feedwater system, combustion air and emission environmental systems. 

3
CH(s)

PWPL 1160

Power Plant Fundamentals, Components & Theory

This course is required for all students enrolled in the Power Plant Technology program and is designed to teach students the major components and operating theory of fossil-fueled power plants. Topics include power plant overview, basic plant components, steam boilers and theory, introduction to level and temperature controls, feedwater, corrosion, fuels, draft and emissions.

3
CH(s)
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