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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

HVAC-140 Basic Mechanical Refrigeration

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016).
First in a series of courses providing training required to install and service air conditioning and refrigeration units and systems.  Introduction to the fundamentals of mechanical  refrigeration, system controls, and air conditioning system and refrigerator-freezer construction.

Course Outcomes
1. Applying the basic laws and principles of refrigeration to explain the operation of a mechanical refrigeration system. 2. Describing the principles pf operation and distinctive features of mechanical refrigeration systems. 3. Describing the principles of operation and distinctive features of mechanical refrigeration system components. 4. Identifying refrigeration by chemical names, cylinder color codes, applications and desirable characteristics. 5. Describing the operation of the basic system temperature controls use don air conditioning and refrigeration systems.