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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

Applied Pneumatic Instrumentation and Automatic Control Theory-I (FIC-0201)

40 hours (1 week).
The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
April 1997 - February 2007.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain principles of pneumatic instrumentation and control theory and apply these principles to the calibration and troubleshooting of pneumatic control systems in a power plant environment.


Major topics include: automatic controls; physical laws applying to pneumatic instrumentation, static fluids, dynamic fluids, and the conversion of units; operation of pneumatic controllers including the percentage gauges, differential pressure to pressure transmitter, and proportional plus reset (two mode) controller; transferring a process from automatic to manual operation and reverse; calibration, and operation of a closed loop negative feedback control system; operation of pneumatic control simulators; safety practices.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category 1 semester hour in Electromechanical or Mechanical Technology (12/98 revalidation) (1/04 revalidation).