Compressed Air Systems: Fundamentals

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Compressed Air Systems: Fundamentals


Compressed Air Systems: Fundamentals Workbook

The Compressed Air Systems: Fundamentals Workbook contains the independent study course lessons, exercises and final exam materials which must be successfully completed to earn the state assign course credit.

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Course Registration

Registration entitles students to course support. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an offical Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for operator certification renewal for the licenses listed in the table of course details above.

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This course covers the identification of components and correct procedures, descriptions of the functions and purpose, and troubleshooting as it relates to fundamentals of compressed air systems. It also covers the air mixture of nitrogen, oxygen and water vapor and the interrelationship of air pressure, temperature, volume, water vapor, and dew point. It also covers the uses of compressed air, and the purposes and flow sequence of filter, compressor first stage, intercooler, compressor second stage, aftercooler, aftercooler separator, after-aftercooler, after-aftercooler separator, receiver and dryer.

At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of compressed air system including air mixture
  • Explain the interrelationship of air pressure, temperature, volume, water vapor and dew point
  • Label parts including filter, first stage, intercooler, second stage, aftercooler, etc.
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a written, final exam including problems

Prerequisites: Knowledge of basic physics


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