APR 152 - Millwright: Power Transmissions and Boilers-Steam
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.
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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