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Course Description

This course is a discussion of compressor drivers and maintenance of reciprocating compressors. Included is an overview of compressor drivers and their installation, start-up and maintenance. Routine preventive maintenance for reciprocating compressors is described, along with a discussion of lubricating systems and lubricant types for moving parts.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • Describe driver types and reciprocating compressor maintenance
  • Describe compressor driver types and operations
  • Describe valves and rod packing
  • Describe lubrication principles and application
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Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 07, 2022 to Mar 20, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to Feb 17, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to Feb 17, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 18, 2022 to Mar 07, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 07, 2022 to Apr 17, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to Mar 17, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to Mar 17, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 18, 2022 to Apr 04, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Equipment - Compressors - Drivers, Operation and Maintenance
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2022 to Jun 11, 2022
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $270.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to May 11, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 10, 2021 to May 11, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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