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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Control Room Procedures (FOP-0313)

Formerly Control Room Procedures (PG-004, PG-004-1, PS-004B or PG-004B)
Location: 
Power Generation Services Training Center, 506 East 75th St., New York, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations.
Length: 

Version 3, 4, and 5: 80 hours (2 weeks).

Dates: 

Version 3: May 1987 - September 1997.* Version 4: October 1997 - July 2002. Version 5: August 2002 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 3, 4, and 5: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to describe the major components of a generic power plant and explain their function in the operation of the plant in terms of physical principles (i.e., pressure and flow, temperature, and heat).

Instruction: 

Version 3: Major topics include: introduction to power plant systems, including history of power generation; power plant equipment; boilers; fuels; water and steam cycles; auxiliaries; turbines; condensers; AC generators; basic elements of combustion; electricity; instrumentation; and safety practices. Version 4 and 5: Topics include: introduction to power plant systems, including history of power generation; power plant equipment; boilers; fuels; water and steam cycles; auxiliaries; turbines; condensers; AC generators and transformers; basic elements of combustion; instrumentation; and safety practices.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 3 and 4: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Marine/Mechanical Engineering or Marine/Mechanical Technology OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour as a general elective (9/77) (5/87 revalidation) (10/92 revalidation) (10/97 revalidation). Version 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Marine/Mechanical Technology OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour as a general elective (8/02 revalidation) (9/07 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation). *NOTE: Earlier versions of this course, dating from January 1970 to April 1987, have been recommended for credit. Please consult the 1992 edition for further information.

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