ERIC Number: ED189311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Power and Energy Systems Technology Program. Research Series No. 43.
The overall objective of this project was to develop a training program and materials for power plant training in North Dakota. The project utilized four separate instructional units and four separate enrollment times with eight students enrolling in each phase to a maximum of thirty-two students. The course that resulted from the project is comprised of five units. The first unit of instruction deals with a basic power plant orientation, including all the basic subjects, i.e., introduction, basic subjects, print reading, auxiliary equipment, and meters and instruments. The second unit includes all auxiliary equipment, such as piping systems, valves, traps, pumps, feedwater heaters, and water treatment. The third unit, Boilers, and Auxiliaries, is comprised of types of boilers, boiler components, boiler accessories, steam generation, thermodynamic cycles, fuels--fossil, combustion, instrumentation, controls, procedures for operation, and cleaning. Unit 4 focuses on generator and electrical systems. The fifth unit, Turbines and Auxiliaries, includes steam turbines, mechanical drives, condenser circulating water, condensate systems, and gas turbines. (A course outline is appended.) (LRA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Board for Vocational Education, Bismarck. Research Coordinating Unit.; Bismarck Junior Coll., ND.