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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

Coupling Alignment (FMM-0301)

Formerly Alignment - Basic (FMM-0301); also Coupling Alignment  ([PG-026)
40 hours (1 week).
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).
January 1987 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to measure and correct misalignments of couplings using dial indicators, shims, feeler gauges, and straight edges.


Major topics include: coupling types; key types; alignment; detecting misalignment; use of typical alignment tools; calculating misalignment corrections; thermal considerations, and practical alignment exercises.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, HVAC Technology, or Metrology (5/89) (6/94 revalidation) (5/99 revalidation) (7/04 revalidation) (10/08 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation).