AIRC 137 Fossil Fuel Furnaces

A study in general service and installation of gas, oil, and electrical resistance heating systems installed in residential and light commercial structures. Instruction will cover system controls, consumption and combustion fuels, warm air systems, duct work, hydronic systems, piping, and heat loads

Credits

8 Credits

Notes

Program Application Required

AIRC 137Fossil Fuel Furnaces

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I. General Information

Department

Trades and Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

8 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

80

Semester Contact Hours Lab

80

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

Program Application Required

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

A study in general service and installation of gas, oil, and electrical resistance heating systems installed in residential and light commercial structures. Instruction will cover system controls, consumption and combustion fuels, warm air systems, duct work, hydronic systems, piping, and heat loads

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the electrical system of Gas, Oil, and Electrical Furnaces. 2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic components that make up a Gas, Oil, and Electrical furnace. 3. Exhibit a working knowledge of control devices used in Gas, Oil, and Electrical furnaces. 4. Display basic diagnostic procedures. 5. Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving in diagnosing systems.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Refrigeration Theory System Controls Consumption and combustion of fossil fuels Warm air system Duct design Heat loads Hydronic piping and boiler operation Introduction to alternative energy resources

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Questions from end each unit covered in text and lab manual Troubleshooting exercises from computerized simulations Lab handouts per instruction

Required Exams

Successful completion of Lab Tasks Successful completion of Lab handouts and assignments Successful completion of Text assignments Successful completion of exams Attendance

Required Text

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology 7th Edition text Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology 7th Edition lab manual

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Questions from end each unit covered in text and lab manual Troubleshooting exercises from computerized simulations Lab handouts per instruction Successful completion of Lab Tasks Successful completion of Lab handouts and assignments Successful completion of Text assignments Successful completion of exams Attendance