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ENRG 172 - Fluids, Piping, Valves and Pumps Units: 4

This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of fluid properties, fluid dynamics, and fluid systems equipment. Class topics will include gases, vapors, liquids, density, viscosity, laws of thermodynamics and conservation, and the relationship of pressure, elevation head, friction losses, parallel flow, series flow, work, and water hammer. Students will also gain an understanding of the typical equipment found in fluid systems such as piping, valves, pumps, compressors, and turbines.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 120 or higher and ENG 101 or higher, or qualifying placement scores.

Term Offered: AS NEEDED