APPT 167: STEAM SYSTEMS/RIGGING/PIPE FITTING & SERVICE
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2022|
|Hours:||36 lecture, 63 laboratory per quarter (99 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||Per California Code of Regulations, this course is limited to students admitted to the Plumbing & Pipefitting Apprenticeship Program.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade Only|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A student will be able to layout, cut and fit piping systems.
- A student will be able to rig equipment and demonstrate knot tying.
- A student will be able to recognize, classify and demonstrate steam piping systems and equipment.
The student will be able to:
- Lay out, cut and fit piping systems
- Recognize, classify and demonstrate steam and service systems
- Rig equipment related to the trade
- Demonstrate knot tying
- Layout, cut and fit-up
- Joints and connections
- Water/condensate return systems
- Recognize and classify steam and service systems
- Prepare steam boilers
- Attend/participate in field trip to Sheedy Drayage, Inc. to work on hydro crane
- Steam system service
- Rigging equipment installations
- Securing loads
- Knot tying
- Knots related to the trade
Students will work individually and in team to lay out and cut piping to fit specific plan requirements in the lab:
- Components for steam systems used by the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices
- Components for rigging systems used by the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
2. Personal protective equipment
3. When taught via Foothill Global Access, on-going access to computer with email software and hardware; email address
Method(s) of Evaluation
Group and classroom participation
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices. Steam Systems. 2015.
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices. Rigging. 2020.
. Hydronic Heating and Cooling. 2016.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
- Readings from the textbooks
- International Pipe Trades Steam Systems
- International Pipe Trades Rigging Systems
- OSHA & Safety Practices for Steam Systems and Rigging Systems
- Writing assignments include homework assignments for identifying steam system components and knot identification for rigging