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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

High Pressure Air, Gas, and Hydraulic Systems (CSM-2030)

Formerly High Pressure Air and Gas Systems (CSM-2030); also (CS203-0)
Location: 
Hellgate Training Center, 910 East 134th Street, Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length: 

Version 1 and 2: 40 hours (1 week); includes 12 hours of field exercises. 

Dates: 

Version 1: October 1990 - February 2016. Version 2: March 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to explain the function of air and gas used in high voltage circuit breakers and describe the basic operation of each component in a high pressure air flow system and gas flow system.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: purpose and operation of major components of a typical air system and typical gas system; sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas characteristics, safety procedures and practices for air and gas under high pressure; construction, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of compressors; principles of vacuum equipment operations; purpose and operation of major components of SF6 evacuation system; modes of SF6 transfer operations; field exercises on the operation of SF6 evacuation equipment.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Electrical Power Technology or Industrial Technology (4/91) (5/96 revalidation) (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Electrical Power Technology or Industrial Technology (3/16 revalidation). 

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