Course Content and Outcome Guide for CEU 3287 Effective Fall 2015

Course Number:
CEU 3287
Course Title:
Vacuum Leak Detection
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Course Description

This class is designed to teach the technician the process of vacuum leak detection on equipment that operate in the 10 to the minus 3 millibar. The pumps producing this level of vacuum frequently are high speed turbines utilizing magnetic levitation bearings. This equipment is utilized in the vapor deposition process onto a crystalline substrate in the photovoltaic panel manufacturing industry.

Intended Outcomes for the course

The student will be able to use helium leak testing procedures, understand the mechanics/ types of equipment used and care of ; understand definitions used regarding vacuum pumps and its components.