Graduates from the program will be able to:
Utilize basic physics principles and thermodynamics of steam to solve Power Engineering related calculations.
Describe industrial codes and provincial legislation relating to Power Engineers and pressure vessels.
Explain the importance of plant safety and plant communications, and understand the effects of operating plants on the environment.
Describe plant piping, mechanical properties of engineering materials, and welding processes and inspection.
Understand basic electricity, electrical devices, generation and distribution, and explain their application in the power engineering field.
Describe energy plant controls and instrumentation, as well as process measurement and types of control systems commonly used in plants.
Describe the elements, and importance, of various boiler systems and safety devices.
Apply knowledge of pumps, compressors, and prime movers to plant operations and describe their operation and maintenance requirements.
Explain the necessity for boiler cleaning and maintenance and describe common procedures and tools used.
Explain the need for boiler water treatment, and describe internal and external boiler water treatment methods and testing procedures.
Describe typical industrial building lighting, water, and drainage systems.
Explain basic compression and absorption refrigeration systems and commonly used HVAC systems and equipment.
Identify the types of plants that employ Power Engineers and discuss their typical configurations.
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