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Course Description

In this course, you'll explore two types of prime movers including internal combustion engines and gas turbines. You'll learn about the components, construction and operation of each type of driver. You'll also gain an understanding of start-up procedures and operational problems along with maintenance requirements. Learn about the operating principle of a simple gas turbine as you explore the advantages and disadvantages inherent in their use.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • discuss methods of classifying internal combustion engines and the diesel engine
  • describe engines and turbines
  • describe the components and operation of internal combustion engines
  • describe the components and operation of gas turbines
  • describe the operating principle of a simple gas turbine, its uses in industry and the advantages and disadvantages inherent in their use.

Notes

This program was made possible by funding from the Government of Alberta.
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Section Title
Equipment - Engines and Turbines
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 06, 2023 to Dec 17, 2023
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
May 24, 2023 to Nov 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
May 24, 2023 to Nov 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 17, 2023 to Dec 04, 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 - Engines and Turbines
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 05, 2024 to Mar 17, 2024
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Feb 15, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Feb 15, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 16, 2024 to Mar 04, 2024
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 - Engines and Turbines
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 06, 2024 to Jun 16, 2024
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to May 16, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to May 16, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 17, 2024 to Jun 03, 2024
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 - Engines and Turbines
Type
Internet Paced - Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 12, 2024 to Sep 22, 2024
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $280.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Aug 22, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 07, 2023 to Aug 22, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 23, 2024 to Sep 09, 2024
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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