Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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APR 152 - Millwright: Power Transmissions and Boilers-Steam

5 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in the millwright industry. Course will provide students with an understanding of mechanical power train functions and what makes a mill operational such as: drives, clutches, brakes, and couplers (their functions, applications, and advantages/disadvantages). Students will learn all steam functions and the precautions necessary to be aware of during installations and repairs; the differences in fire tube and water tube systems; and all associated traps, valves, pumps, and reliefs. Discussions will include how they function and what can be serviced by Millwrights and what the requirements are for a steam specialist

Prerequisite: RD 087  AND EL 115  OR prior college or placement test and within the past 2 years, completed MTH 020  or higher with a grade of C- or better or placed into MTH 075  through the Testing Office.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Understand how to use lockout-tagout procedures.

2. Understand basic mechanical power train functions.

3. Gain knowledge in what makes a mill operational.

4. Describe the basic steam functions and necessary precautions and differences during repairs.

5. Understand what can be serviced by a millwright vs. a steam specialist.

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