Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
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APR 253 - Millwright Piping Systems

5 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in the millwright industry. This course is an overview of piping systems and various types of pipe that contribute to each type of system. Students will learn construction piping systems along with ancillary components and how they differ. The course will also cover schematics for piping systems and methods of clamping, hanging and supporting them. Tube bending and how to make it fit and look good will also be discussed.

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. Sketch and read piping schematics.

2. Recognize piping systems and tools and how to fit them together.

3. Determine what type of piping system and piping tooling is required.

4. Describe different methods of connecting piping systems.

5. Identify the standards for coloring and labeling.

6. Describe and identify ancillary components and how they differ.

7. Develop a good piping system using the methods of clamping, hanging, and supporting them.

8. Identify soft and/or flexible connections.

9. Gain a working knowledge of tube bending, pipe bending and flaring equipment.

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