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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HVAC 1042 - Basic Refrigeration II

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course covers the following areas of refrigeration: applications and properties, refrigerant oils, piping, dehydration, charging and recovery, recycling, reclaiming, installations, heat pumps, part load and troubleshooting. The government EPA CFC Certification Test will be administered as part of this course. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): HVAC 1041  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Charging and reclamation
  2. Installation procedures
  3. Introduction to heat pump
  4. Refrigerant characteristics
  5. Refrigerant oil
  6. Refrigerant piping
  7. Safety
  8. System dehydration
  9. Troubleshooting practices

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe refrigerant and oil characteristics
  2. perform reclamation and dehydration procedures
  3. perform charging procedures
  4. identify heat pump unit operations
  5. perform troubleshooting procedures to industry standards.
  6. complete the government EPA CFC Certification exam.
  7. identify unsafe practices
  8. demonstrate safety procedures

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