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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

HVAC-144 Air Conditioning Fundamentals

Credits 3 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 .
The study of the use and operation of air conditioning cooling systems to treat air to control simultaneously its temperature, humidity, cleanliness and distribution to meet the requirements of the conditioned space; the use of specialized tools, instruments and charts and the function and operation of basic operational controls.

Course Outcomes
1. Explaining the roll [sic] of air conditioning cooling systems in controlling the indoor climate factors that affect human health and comfort. 2. Using air conditioning tools, instruments and charts to determine physical properties of air. 3. Describing the principles of operation and distinctive features of air conditioning cooling systems. 4. Describing the design and function of basic air conditioning cooling system operational controls. 5. Calculate the heat load for the heating and cooling of a residential building.