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Areas of Study | | HVAC220 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: HVAC220
COURSE TITLE:Refrigeration
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 identify and describe the design, construction, and controls of home-type refrigeration units.  He or she will test and service these units, with emphasis on reoperation of motor compressors, cabinet care and handling, design, and airflow.

PREREQUISITES:
HVAC147

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Define refrigeration.
  • Describe the refrigeration cycle for household refrigerators.
  • Describe the types, physical characteristics and typical locations of evaporator, compressor, condenser and metering device.
  • Discuss the construction of typical freezer cabinets.
  • Identify 3 types of freezer evaporators.
  • Describe the various methods to install window air conditioners.
  • Describe the controls for room air conditioning units.
  • Discuss service procedures for room air conditioners.
  • State the procedures for changing a room air conditioner.
  • Describe different types of ice machines and understand basic sequences of operations, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Describe the different types of chillers and have a basic understanding of how chillers operate.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Domestic Refrigerators
  2. Domestic Freezers
  3. Room Air Conditioners
  4. Ice Machines
  5. Chillers

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

EVALUATION:
Student will be evaluated in five areas:
Class participation
Attendance
Quizzes
Lab Final
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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