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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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HVAC 1060 - Fundamentals of Heating

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: In this course, students will study the history of heating. They will be introduced to the different types of heating systems, various fuels, and types of accessories. Students will also practice service procedures on accessories. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Air cleaners and their applications
  2. Application and wiring of thermostats
  3. Different heating systems
  4. Electric heat: forced air and hydronics
  5. Gas heat: forced air and hydronics
  6. History of heating
  7. Humidifiers and their applications
  8. Oil heat: forced air and hydronics

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

  1. operate different types of heating systems
  2. describe heating system operation
  3. service different types of accessories that are used with heating systems and describe how they are applied to the systems
  4. describe the different types of fuels used for heating systems
  5. describe the theory of the combustion process and how heat is transferred
  6. identify unsafe practices.
  7. demonstrate safety procedures.

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