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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Transfer Trips (CSO-3050)

Formerly Transfer Trips (CS305-0)
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: 56 hours (2 weeks); includes 16 hours of field exercises.

Dates: 
Version 1: March 1988 - March 2000. Version 2: April 2000 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the need for transfer tripping; explain the principles of operation of a basic transfer tripping system; list the major types of transfer trip systems used at Consolidated Edison; describe the purpose, applications and operation of the single directional and dual directional audiotone system; describe the purpose, application and operation of the three terminal double delta audiotone system; describe the function, applications and operation of the four terminal audiotone system; describe the purpose, application and operation of the directional comparison blocking carrier; the transfer trip carrier, pilot wire systems; describe the function and operation of high speed ground switches, fiber optic transfer trip systems; state the purpose of signal adequacy tests for audiotone and carrier systems; list steps for performing signal adequacy tests and operator responsibilities for performing signal adequacy tests; describe remote tripping and control of Public Utility Regulating Station (PURS); and describe the components and operation of a permissive overreaching transfer trip. Version 2: Students will be able to: explain the need for transfer tripping; explain the principles of operation of a basic transfer tripping system; list the major types of transfer trip systems used at Consolidated Edison; describe the purpose, application and operation of the three terminal double delta audiotone system; describe the function, applications and operation of the four terminal audiotone system; describe the purpose, application and operation of the directional comparison blocking carrier; the transfer trip carrier, pilot wire systems; describe the function and operation of high speed ground switches, fiber optic transfer trip systems; describe remote tripping and control of Public Utility Regulating Station (PURS); and describe the components and operation of a permissive overreaching transfer trip.

Instruction: 

Version 1: Major topics include: transfer trip systems; single directional audiotone systems; dual directional audiotone systems; three terminal double delta audiotone systems; four terminal audiotone systems; directional comparison blocking carrier; pilot wire systems; high speed grounding switches; fiber optics principles; fiber optic transfer trip systems; signal adequacy tests; remote control of PURS (Public Utility Regulating Station); permissive overreaching transfer trip. Version 2: Major topics include: transfer trip systems; single directional audiotone systems; dual directional audiotone systems; three terminal double delta audiotone systems; directional comparison blocking carrier; pilot wire systems; high speed grounding switches; fiber optics principles; fiber optic transfer trip systems; remote control of PURS; permissive overreaching transfer trip.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: 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) (3/16 revalidation).

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