2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AC 101B - Introduction to HVAC and Refrigeration

Credits: 3
This is an introduction course covering the mechanical and electrical functions of a HVAC system and the basic refrigeration cycle. This course will prepare students for the EPA 608 certification.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the four main components of a mechanical refrigeration cycle.
  2. Describe recover, recycle and reclaim.
  3. Recognize sensible heat, latent heat and specific heat.
  4. Explain the difference between series and parallel circuits.
  5. Explain Ohm’s law.
  6. Describe the functions of mechanical and electromechanical controls.
  7. Explain the sequence of electrical events in a heat cool electrical circuit.
  8. Prepared for EPA section 608 type 1, type 2 and universal certification.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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