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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Central Operations - Substations and Steam (Inactive)

Titles of all evaluated learning experiences in Central Operations - Substations and Steam (Inactive)

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

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Dates: Course 1: April 1988 - April 1993.* Course 2: April 1988 - April 1993.*

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Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Analog and Digital Servicing and Troubleshooting. NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit (5/88). *NOTE: These courses are now recommended for credit separately. Please refer to the course exhibits with the individual titles for the current credit recommendations. NOTE: Complete information on this course grouping last appeared in the 1996 edition.

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Course 1: August 1987 - March 1997.* Course 2: August 1987 - April 1997.
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Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category or in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Electromechanical or Mechanical Engineering Technology (5/88) (5/93 revalidation). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course continues under the Applied Pneumatic Instrumentation and Automatic Control Theory-I (FIC-0201) course exhibit. NOTE: Complete information on these courses last appeared in the 2000 edition.

Location:

The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations.

Length:

Course 1: 56 hours (7 days). Course 2: 40 hours (5 days). Course 3: 80 hours (10 days). Course 4: 40 hours (5 days).

Dates:

Course 1, 2, 3, and 4:  February 1995 - December 2000.*/**

Objectives:

Course 1, 2, 3, and 4: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain basic principles of electricity; perform electrical circuit calculations; following schematics, wire, operate, and test electrical circuits, including motors and controls.

Instruction:

Course 1: Topics include: Ohm’s law; series, parallel, series/parallel circuits; power and energy; batteries; magnetism, electromagnetism, generation of EMF, and DC motor principles; types and applications of electrical instruments; safety. Course 2: AC principles; inductance, capacitance, and reactance AC power. Course 3: AC and DC generators and connections; transformers (principles and connections); reactance; impedance; single and three-phase induction. DC and AC motors; troubleshooting; motor maintenance. Course 4: Principles of controls for AC and DC motors; protective devices; troubleshooting basics; motor types; starters, controls and overloads; dynamic and electronic breaking.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as DC Circuits (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum, and 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum. 
NOTE: Course 1, 2, 3 and 4 must all be completed to receive credit (5/96 revalidation).
*NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses, dating from September 1967 to January 1995, have been recommended for credit. Please refer to exhibits that begin with the title Electrical Fundamentals for further information.
**NOTE: The credit recommendations for these courses continue in two separate course exhibits with new course titles. Please refer to the exhibit that begins with the title Basic Electricity I and the exhibit that begins with the title Intermediate Electrical/Brushgear for further information.

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1. 80 hours (2 weeks); includes approximately 8 hours of supervised laboratory experience. 2. 80 hours (2 weeks). 3. 80 hours (2 weeks); includes approximately 40 hours of supervised laboratory experience.
Dates:
1., 2. and 3. October 1992 - January 1995.*
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Instruction:
Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as DC Circuits (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum, and 3 semester hours as Motors and Motor Controls (no laboratory) in an Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology curriculum. NOTE: Courses 1, 2, and 3 must all be completed to receive credit (9/77) (5/87) (10/92 revalidation). *NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses, dating from September 1967 to September 1992, have been recommended for credit. Please refer to the preceding course exhibits for further information. The credit recommendation for a later version of this course grouping continues in the course exhibit that begins with the title DC Fundamentals (TLC-1010), which can be found among learning experiences currently recommended for credit under Central Operations - Substations and Steam. NOTE: Complete information on these courses last appeared in the 2000 edition.
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1. September 1967 - April 1987.* 2. September 1967 - April 1987.* 3. September 1967 - April 1987.*
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Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 7 semester hours (5 lecture, 2 laboratory) in Electrical Construction and Maintenance (9/77). NOTE: Courses 1, 2, and 3 must all be completed to receive credit. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for these courses continues in the following course exhibit. NOTE: Complete information on this course sequence last appeared in the 1996 edition.
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1., 2. and 3. May 1987 - September 1992.*
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Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Electrical/Electromechanical Technology. NOTE: Courses 1, 2, and 3 must all be completed to receive credit (5/87 revalidation). *NOTE: An earlier version of these courses dating from September 1967 to April 1987 has been recommended for credit. Please refer to the preceding course exhibit for further information. The credit recommendation for a later version of these courses continues in the following course exhibit. NOTE: Complete information on this course sequence last appeared in the 1996 edition.
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1. March 1974 - May 1987.

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Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology (3 lecture, 1 laboratory) (9/77). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: Complete information on this course last appeared in the 1996 edition.
Location:
Power Generation Services Training Center, 910 East 134th St., Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length:

Course 1: 32 hours (4 days). Course 2: 8 hours (1  day).

Dates:

Course 1 and 2: January 1987 - July 2009.  

Objectives:

Course 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to use pipe schedules, die, taps, cutters, reamers, and wrenches to construct a piping detail from sketch to specifications and demonstrate proper techniques for valve maintenance and repair.

Instruction:

Course 1 and 2: Major topics include: methods of assembling pipe; pipe fittings; valve components and operating principles; repair and maintenance; plastic and plastic lined pipe; tubing types and fittings; gaskets. Practical piping construction projects and valve disassembly and assembly projects provide hands-on experience.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour (shop) in Construction Technology (5/89) (6/94 revalidation) (5/99 revalidation) (7/04 revalidation).

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Version 1: May 1975 - April 1986. Version 2: April 1986 - April 1991.
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Credit recommendation:
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Air Conditioning (4/76). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Air Conditioning in an Engineering Technology curriculum (4/86 revalidation). NOTE: Complete information on this course last appeared in the 1996 edition.
Location:
The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
Length:
40 hours (1 week).
Dates:
April 1997 - February 2007.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain principles of pneumatic instrumentation and control theory and apply these principles to the calibration and troubleshooting of pneumatic control systems in a power plant environment.

Instruction:

Major topics include: automatic controls; physical laws applying to pneumatic instrumentation, static fluids, dynamic fluids, and the conversion of units; operation of pneumatic controllers including the percentage gauges, differential pressure to pressure transmitter, and proportional plus reset (two mode) controller; transferring a process from automatic to manual operation and reverse; calibration, and operation of a closed loop negative feedback control system; operation of pneumatic control simulators; safety practices.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category 1 semester hour in Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology (12/98 revalidation) (1/04 revalidation).

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