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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Valve, Pump, and Compressor Operations (MWT333)

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
35 hours (1 week).
Dates: 
March 2004 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss conceptually how valves, pumps and compressors operate together to regulate the flow of gas or liquid in a turbine; disassemble valves and identify potential areas for repair (packing or valve seat); and disassemble and diagnose problems in the pump and air compressor components.

Instruction: 
This course focuses on the assembly, maintenance and repair of valves, pumps and compressors. Apprentices disassemble valves, check and lap valve seats, change packing and seals within the valve, learn the basics of actuators, examine pump bearings and disassemble a piston-driven air compressor. Apprentices also learn how valves and their component parts work to manage the flow of gas or liquid and how to safely and effectively maintain a valve.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Millwright or Construction Technology (11/08) (11/13 revalidation) (1/19 revalidation).

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