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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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Feb 06, 2023 to Mar 19, 2023
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
Mar 25, 2022 to Feb 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Feb 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 17, 2023 to Mar 06, 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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jun 11, 2023
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
Mar 25, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to May 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 12, 2023 to May 29, 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
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Aug 07, 2023 to Sep 17, 2023
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
Mar 25, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 25, 2022 to Aug 17, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 18, 2023 to Sep 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.
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