2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AC 201B - HVAC Automatic Controls

Credits: 5
This course presents basic control theory of HVAC mechanical systems to maximize their operating efficiency in commercial and industrial applications. Topics include Direct Digital Controls (DDC), electric, pneumatic and electronic components, control applications including microprocessors, and energy management.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Diagnose and repair HVAC/R system controls: digital; analog; pneumatic; direct digital controls.
  2. Construct a real-time closed-loop control system to maintain a given set-point over time.
  3. Construct standard input & output wiring circuits and connect to an existing BAS system.
  4. Construct a real-time, real-world control loop to include design, installation, commission, and loop-tuning.

Prerequisite: AC 110B  
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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