Catalog of Courses
Browse below to find courses being taught at EMCC during current and upcoming semesters. Courses are listed in alphanumeric order based on course subject prefix and number. You may click on the subject listings in the left filter menu to narrow results by subject. You may search for current class offerings available for enrollment by clicking on the link under each course. Click here to view the official current and archived book versions of the EMCC Academic Catalog.
Various types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electrical power. How generated electrical power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use. Prerequisites: None.
Theory, construction and application of basic power plant mechanical components. Basic concepts of electrical fundamentals and electronics discussed. Prerequisites: None.
Hydraulic and pneumatic safety, physical concepts, and fluid laws. Hydraulic and pneumatic system components and operation. Troubleshooting procedures of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Mechanical component types and characteristics, common failure mechanisms, and operating principles of plant components. Prerequisites: None.
Components and function of reactor coolant, volume control, safety injection, and nuclear sampling systems. Function and operation of main steam and turbine systems, main and auxiliary feedwater systems, pressurizer, control rod drive, and recirculation systems. Operation and function of steam and heater drain systems. Reactor plant safety concepts.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 and PPT121, or permission of Program Director.
Advanced plant systems. Water, electrical and cooling systems. Safe shutdown cooling water system. Waste drain system. Fuel handling and storage systems. Fuel pool cooling and cleanup. Purpose and operation of radioactive waste management. Service air and gas systems. Ventilation and fire protection systems. Containment, Containment Spray, Emergency Core Cooling, Emergency Power, Environmental Monitoring, Off-gas, Post-accident, Radiation Monitoring, Residual Heat Removal, and Suppression Pool systems.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 and PPT121, or permission of Program Director.
Fundamentals of hand lapping. Dexter and Unislip resurfacing tools. Valve packing: purpose, components and specifications. Valve survey data sheet. Procedure for field manufacture of die-formed packing rings. Function of the Optical Flat. Valve inspection. Gaskets and torquing techniques. Prerequisites: None.
Rotary, reciprocating and centrifugal pump operation. Positive displacement and metering pump operation. Diaphragm pulsafeeder operation. Disassembly, inspection and reassembly of radially and axially split centrifugal pumps. Troubleshooting and lab safety. Prerequisites: None.
Basic nuclear reactor theory to include reactor chemistry, water chemistry, radiation detection and protection principles, and reactor plant materials.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PPT120 or permission of Program Director.
Electrical component types and characteristics, such as circuit breakers and fuses, instrumentation schematics, protective relaying, and inverters. In-depth reading and troubleshooting of electrical engineering and vendor prints. Operation and control of emergency power systems. Diesel Generators will also be covered.Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ELC119 and ELC120) or permission of Program Director.