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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

Power Plant Heat Transfer (FPE-0204)

Formerly (PG-088)
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); and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.

Length: 

40 hours (1 week).

Dates: 

October 1987 -  Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss where and what type of heat transfer takes place in various power plant components and calculate rate of heat transfer for conduction and convection in power plant components.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: heat energy; conduction; convection; radiation; heat transfer equation and its application in the power plant; air heaters; feedwater heaters; and condensers.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Thermal Sciences (5/88) (5/93 revalidation) (12/98 revalidation) (1/04 revalidation) (3/16 revalidation).

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