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Course Description

This course teaches you about the selection and operation of various types of dynamic compressors. You'll learn the principles of operation for centrifugal and axial machines as well as multi staging of compressors. You'll also develop an understanding of the need for anti-surge controls and protective instrumentation to prevent compressor damage.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • describe types and operation of dynamic compressors
  • describe centrifugal and axial flow dynamic compressors
  • discuss basic controls of dynamic compressors
  • discuss 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 - Dynamic
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Feb 05, 2023
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $180.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jan 15, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jan 15, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 16, 2023 to Jan 27, 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 - Dynamic
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Apr 03, 2023 to Apr 30, 2023
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $180.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Apr 09, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Apr 09, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 10, 2023 to Apr 21, 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 - Dynamic
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 03, 2023 to Jul 30, 2023
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $180.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jul 09, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Jul 09, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 10, 2023 to Jul 21, 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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