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ETUT Course Outcomes

 

ETUT 1060 - Energy Industry Safety

  • Define and explain the key concepts and purposes of Human Performance.
  • Explain the various causes of human error and demonstrate the corrective responses.
  • Explain various electrical and mechanical failures that can be a danger and demonstrate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Read electrical, mechanical and pipe drawings to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Locate and identify the major plant equipment, control room, switchyard, and emergency safety routes.
  • Explain OSHA regulations and demonstrate its application to individual and group safety.
  • Explain safety practices of an energy utility provider, such as National Grid, towards providing a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Define and strictly comply with power plant workplace health, industrial and environmental safety, and communication practices.
  • Analyze, solve and report on a potentially hazardous environment.

ETUT 1160 - Introduction to Energy Utility Industry

  • Articulate an overall understanding of the energy utility industry business and technical issues.
  • Describe State and Federal regulation, rates, quality of service and safety regulations.
  • Explain the process of producing electrical energy in fossil & nuclear generating facilities.
  • Identify the electrical energy delivery system process and functions.
  • Explain the general safety role of employees for the protection of themselves, co-workers and the general public.
  • Identify the gas energy delivery system process to provide customers with reliable energy.
  • Research and produce a report on an industry related topic using MS Word.
  • Research and produce a oral present report on an industry related topic using MS PowerPoint.
  • Calculate and model various industry related issues using MS Excel.
  • Utilize energy simulation and analysis software.

ETUT 2500 - Energy Industry Practicum and Capstone

  • Perform the basic industry functions of splicing wires, connecting fuses and transformers.
  • Demonstrate industry-correct techniques and procedures.
  • Demonstrate familiar with the tools and equipment used in the power industry.
  • Apply circuit theory to electrical-power generation, transmission and distribution systems.
  • Articulate electrical safety regulations and work procedures in the electrical energy utility industry.
  • Communicate results, decisions and ideas verbally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.
  • Demonstrate problem solving by applying mathematical principles toward real technical problems.
  • Demonstrate the application of the practicum experience to program capstone objectives.
  • Document a practicum experience using Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Complete the program portfolio and explain the major industry functions, business issues and technology.

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