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Course Description

In this course, you'll learn how to describe the selection and operation of various types of positive displacement compressors while exploring the need for gas compression. The components and materials of construction are described for different types of positive displacement machines. Descriptions of auxiliary equipment such as separators and heat exchangers explain the improved operational efficiency from the use of this equipment.

 

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe the types and operation of positive displacement compressors
  • describe reciprocating compressors
  • describe rotary compressors
  • describe auxiliary equipment and multistage compressors.

Notes

This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta

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Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Positive Displacement
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 12, 2023
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $225.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jan 17, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jan 17, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 18, 2023 to Feb 01, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Positive Displacement
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 03, 2023 to May 07, 2023
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $225.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Apr 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Apr 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 12, 2023 to Apr 26, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Positive Displacement
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 03, 2023 to Aug 06, 2023
Contact Hours
15.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $225.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jul 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jul 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 12, 2023 to Jul 26, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook

Course Materials:

All required course materials are included in tuition fees.

Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course. 

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