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Master Course Outline
Plant Equipment and Controls

Course Number: EST 106
Credits: 3
Hours per Quarter: 40

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
Develop a good working knowledge of the core equipment used to control and operate conversion facilities, such as first generation and advanced biofuel plants, municipal wastewater treatment plants, industrial food and, beverage processors, pulp and paper mills, and cogeneration facilities. Learn to keep operations functional with high degree of efficiency. Add to each student's Operator Handbook to become familiar with key process, equipment, the principles of process controls, and technical operating procedures. Develop knowledge about equipment's mechanical integrity requirements - the ranges and thresholds with which the equipment can be operated safely and still function as intended. Participate in scenarios to ID and correct abnormal operating conditions. Engage in safety practice to prevent emergencies: using personal protective equipment (PPE), Emergency Rapid Response and Procedures, Lockout/Tag out, and Process Safety Management (PSM).

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes


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Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
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*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)