AIRC 139 Heat Pumps

A study in general service and installation of heat pumps. Students will learn the refrigeration cycle as applied to heat pumps along with the electrical circuits and controls. Psychometrics of air will be studied along with processes of dehydration and humidification control. Cooling and heating loads will be calculated for proper application of heat pumps

Credits

8 Credits

Notes

Program Application Required

AIRC 139Heat Pumps

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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 heat pumps. Students will learn the refrigeration cycle as applied to heat pumps along with the electrical circuits and controls. Psychometrics of air will be studied along with processes of dehydration and humidification control. Cooling and heating loads will be calculated for proper application of heat pumps

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

Demonstrate a working knowledge of the electrical system of a Heat Pump system. 2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic components that make up a Heat Pump system. 3. Exhibit a working knowledge of refrigerant control devices used in Heat Pump system. 4. Display basic diagnostic procedures. 5. Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving in diagnosing systems.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Application of electrical, heat/temperature, pressure theories System Controls Refrigeration cycle as applied to Heat Pumps Properties of air as applied to Psychometrics Cooling and Heat loads for heat pumps

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