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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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HVAC 1065 - Oil Heating Service and Troubleshooting

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course covers the theory and operation of oil-burning heating systems, service, repair practices, combustion testing, and maintenance. Procedures for logically troubleshooting oil-fired heating systems will also be covered. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): FACM 1030  or concurrent enrollment.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Cadmium cell primary controls
  2. Combustion efficiency and analyzer use
  3. Combustion process
  4. Gun-type oil burner components
  5. Oil burner maintenance and tune-ups
  6. Safety
  7. Service procedures and diagnostics
  8. Stack primary controls

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

  1. describe how fuel oil and air are prepared for combustion
  2. identify the components of gun-type oil burners.
  3. wire and test primary controls
  4. perform routine maintenance on oil heating systems
  5. perform combustion analysis on oil heating systems.
  6. diagnose and repair problems on oil heating systems.
  7. identify unsafe practices
  8. demonstrate safety procedures.

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