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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

Power Plant Fluid Mechanics (FPE-0206)

Formerly Power Plant Fluid Mechanics (PG-090)

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); and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.

September 1987 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to measure and calculate fluid flow to determine pump and fan capacities and efficiencies.


Major topics include: fundamentals of fluid mechanics; measuring fluid flow; types of instruments and meters to measure fluid flow; types of pumps and their principles; types of fans and their principles; fluid mover applications in the power plant.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in an Engineering Technology curriculum (5/88) (5/93 revalidation) (12/98 revalidation) (1/04 revalidation) (8/13 revalidation) (8/18 revalidation).