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Areas of Study | | AUTO147 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO147
COURSE TITLE:Principles of Air Conditioning
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems, both manual and electronic will be discussed. Students must pass a refrigerant handling certification exam. Certification Exam costs between $20-$30 and is the student's responsibility, this fee is not included in regular tuition or fees.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the operations of an A/C system.
  • Perform a performance test.
  • Evacuate and recharge a system correctly.
  • Diagnose problems with the A/C system.
  • Diagnose problems with the electrical components.
  • Diagnose problems with the vacuum controls.
  • Replace compressor shaft seals.
  • Recover and recycle refrigerant.
  • Retrofit an older R-12 system.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Air conditioning system types
  2. Heating systems
  3. Engine cooling systems
  4. Servicing of both A/C and heating systems
  5. Servicing of engine cooling systems

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All classes require safety glasses

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EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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