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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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HVAC 1073 - Hydronic and Low-Pressure Steam Boilers

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is intended to introduce students to the safe, efficient operation of low-pressure steam and hot water boilers and related equipment. The Minnesota State Special Engineer License and its requirements will also be covered. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Boiler fittings
  2. Boiler operation safety
  3. Boiler water treatment procedures
  4. Feed water system
  5. Fuel system
  6. Hydronic heating systems
  7. Introduction to boiler operation principles
  8. Minnesota State Engineer License
  9. Steam system

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify boiler fittings.
  2. describe the boiler feed water system.
  3. describe the boiler steam system.
  4. describe the boiler fuel system.
  5. describe the boiler draft system.
  6. describe water treatment.
  7. perform boiler operation procedures.
  8. complete Minnesota State Special Engineers License exam.
  9. identify unsafe practices.
  10. demonstrate safety procedures.

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