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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Test Equipment for I and C Technicians (FIC-0101)

Formerly Test Equipment for I and C Technicians (PG-119)
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: 

Version 1: 80 hours (2 weeks). Version 2: 40 hours (1 week).

Dates: 

Version 1: September 1987 - March 1996. Version 2: April 1996 - January 2009.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: select, calibrate, install, and safely operate appropriate standard test equipment for industrial applications, such as electrical properties, flow, temperature, and pressure. Version 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: select and safely operate appropriate standard test equipment for industrial applications, such as electrical properties, temperature, and pressure.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Major topics include: digital and analog meters, VOM’s and FET VOM’s, resistance test devices, the oscilloscope, signal generators, AC/DC power supplies, dB meters, RFL tone equipment, capacitance decade box, polarity and continuity test set, impedance test set, frequency meters. Lectures are also given on doble, phase, telephone line, polarity, and impedance testing, self-induced high potential testing on P.T.’s; breaker timing, various relay tests, rotor test, DC resistance, AC impedance, megger ohm testing, flux survey, kick neutral test, crack bar test, and commutator test. Version 2: Major topics include:safety provisions, digital and analog meters, meter loading effects, R-C bridges, storage oscilloscope, thermocouples and their calibration, dB meters, frequency counters, pressure measurements, megger and hi-pot testing, Doble, circuit breaker tests, and Halcyon test set for telephone lines.
 

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Instrumentation (5/88) (5/93). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Instrumentation (12/98) (1/04 revalidation).

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