This course supplements a person's practical qualifying experience (as described in the British Columbia Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Regulation) by providing the theory training required to enable graduates to challenge the Interprovincial Standardized Power Engineer's Examination for Part B - Paper 3 of a First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Upon successful completion of this course, as well as courses POWR 1225, POWR 1226, POWR 1227, POWR 1228, POWR 1229, POWR 1230, and POWR 1232, plus the requisite qualifying experience, participants will have sufficient skills and knowledge to fulfil the requirements of the First Class Power Engineer's Certificate examinations administered under the British Columbia Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Program. Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge learned in this study program, and with government certification, improve their abilities to operate plant equipment within the scope of a First Class Power Engineer's Certificate. Topics include inspection, maintenance and repair practices.
Upon successful completion, course participants will be able to:
Fulfill the examination requirements for 'Part B - Paper 3' in the subjects of industrial administration, refrigeration and air conditioning, and types and arrangements of industrial plants.
Describe principles and techniques associated with the general administration of industrial plants.
Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to financial economics in the maintenance of plant systems and equipment.
Describe principles of operation, Code requirements and typical constructional arrangements of compression and absorption refrigeration systems and equipment.
Describe principles and apply equations to determine unknown variables in calculation problems relating to thermodynamic cycles associated with theoretical and practical refrigeration systems and air conditioning systems.
Describe principles of operation and typical process arrangements of natural gas processing plants and pulp and paper mills.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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