NUCL 2513 - Power Generation/Distribution(3)
This course prepares nuclear technologists for the application of the principles associated with power generation and distribution systems. The course emphasizes the ability to read and understand electrical prints. Topics include arc flash hazards, switchgear, electrical generator operation and components including the main generator, exciter, and generator cooling and sealing systems, switchyard and transformer yard layout and equipment including principles of safe operation and trouble identification.Other topics are safety related and non-safety related power distribution systems including, high and low voltage AC systems and DC systems. Emphasis will also be placed upon relay protection provided for nuclear plant electrical equipment. Prereq(s): Minimum Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in discipline or departmental approval. [F] Note(s): Student must be at COLLEGE LEVEL IN ALL AREAS to take this course.
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