An advanced-level course for engineers seeking 1st or 2nd Class Steam License. Course reviews various power engineering subjects including boilers, basic thermodynamics, boiler operation, maintenance, plant efficiency, pumps, auxiliaries, power plant accessories, turbines, engines, electrical, compressors, internal combustion engines, and national, state and local steam and boiler codes. Explores how to solve typical power plant problems. Also offers information on how to study, sketch, analyze, and describe the function of systems and components on commercial-industrial power and process plant equipment and systems. NOTE: License exams are not included in this course.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFCC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process: 1. field experience. 2. licenses held. 3. completing course exams and/or. 4. performance sequences and/or. 5. competing a portfolio. 6. assessment of private trade school or other extensive college level industry training and learning by a departmental faculty member.