Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FACM 2054 - Steam Turbine Operation and Maintenance

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course is intended to advance students in the operation and maintenance of steam turbines and related equipment through classroom and hands-on training. Students will need to accumulate additional hours to meet state requirements to sit for the Minnesota 2A boiler license exam. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements. This course requires Minnesota’s Special Engineers License to meet state boiler division requirements.
MnTC Goals

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

Major Content
  1. Impulse Turbine Parts
  2. Impulse Turbine Theory
  3. Reaction Turbine Parts
  4. Reaction Turbine Theory
  5. Special-Purpose Steam Turbine Lubrication Systems
  6. Steam Turbine Development

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

  1. describe operation and point out standard safety equipment for steam turbines.
  2. demonstrate the startup and shutdown of a turbine generator.
  3. tear down a steam turbine.
  4. maintain required records and logs in the boiler room (as per state of Minnesota requirements).
  5. rebuild a steam turbine.
  6. manipulate controls for a steam turbine generator.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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