CCOG for EPG 106 Winter 2024
- Course Number:
- EPG 106
- Course Title:
- Instruments, Controls, and Protection
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Describe basic engine and generator protection systems.
- Navigate various original equipment manufacturer (OEM) controls to find specific information regarding the generator's settings.
- Test basic engine shutdown devices.
- Read, test, and adjust gauges.
- Interpret electrical schematics as they relate to instruments, controls, and protection devices.
- Retrofit outdated analog controls with new digital controls.
Course Activities and Design
This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes videos, assignments, demonstrations, lectures, and hands on learning. This course will be taught using industry electric power generation equipment and curriculum.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank, short answer and essay testing
- Hands-on practical testing
- Daily lab assignments and term projects
- Work ethic
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
learn protection devices present for the prime mover
learn protective devices on the generator
learn about the sensors involved in fault monitoring
learn about circuit breakers
learn about properly grounding systems
learn about gauges and instruments
learn the difference between analog and digital signals
learn about different OEM control panels and how to navigate each
learn how to read values on the controllers
learn how to connect to the controller with customer dealer software
learn how to configure inputs and outputs on controllers
learn how to download status reports and ECM replacement files off of controllers
learn how to test basic shutdowns devices
learn the basic principle, styles, and application of transfer switches
learn how to retrofit an analog generator with digital controls