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Areas of Study | | HVAC200 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: HVAC200
COURSE TITLE:Advanced Air Conditioning
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The student will analyze and service air conditioning and refrigeration equipment with emphasis on the electrical components used in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.  He or she will be able to describe the operation of electrical components and troubleshoot these components in the system.

PREREQUISITES:
HVAC147

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe special components that enhance or protect the refrigeration system.
  • Discuss the differences between high, medium and low temperature refrigeration.
  • Understand the types of refrigeration systems and their unique applications.
  • State the uses of temperature and pressure controls.
  • Have an understanding of basic troubleshooting and operations of a refrigeration system.
  • Have an understanding of motors and motor controls in the air conditioning field and how to troubleshoot them.
  • Recognize and trouble shoot a basic electronic control circuit board.
  • Have an understanding of commercial package units, VRF and VAV systems.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Special Refrigerant System Components
  2. Application of Refrigerant Systems
  3. Special Refrigeration Applications
  4. Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for AC Systems
  5. Motor Controls
  6. Troubleshooting and Electric Motors
  7. Commercial Package Units, Variable Refrigerant Flow & Variable Air Volume Systems.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Student will be evaluated in three areas:
Class participation 33%
Quizzes 33%
Final Exam 34%

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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