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Discipline: Air Conditioning /Ref Degree: AS - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - S0909
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Air Conditioning Codes and Standards AIRC 12
  • AIRC 12 course completers will be able to apply building codes to the installation of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
  • Course completers will understand the structure and organization of the Uniform Mechanical Code
Air Properties and Measurement AIRC 32A
  • Course completers will evaluate the operation of an air conditioning system based on the treatment of air across the evaporator.
  • Course completers will be able to define the properties of a sample of air after it has been heated through a furnace.
Commercial Electrical for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration AIRC 31
  • Course completers will understand the operating characteristics and impacts of variable frequency drives on three-phase motors.
  • Course completers will properly identify and size electrical wires and circuit protection.
Commercial Systems AIRC 34
  • Course completers will evaluate the operation of a commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning system
  • Course completes will identify the major components and systems of a central plant.
Electrical Fundamentals for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration AIRC 25
  • Course completers will understand the electrical sequence of operation for a five ton air conditioning system.
  • Course completers will successfully use electrical meters commonly used in the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry.
Gas Heating Fundamentals AIRC 26
  • Course completers will correctly evaluate the sequence of operation for a furnace.
  • Course completers will understand and evaluate furnace gas valve pressures.
Heat Load Calculations and Design AIRC 30
  • Course completers will properly conduct a heat load calculation using computer software.
  • Course completers will properly evaluate the heat loss and heat gain of a residential structure using the longhand and worksheet process.
Refrigeration Fundamentals AIRC 20
  • Course completers will properly handle refrigerants.
  • Course completers will evaluate the mechanical operation of an air conditioning system.
Technical Mathematics in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration AIRC 10
  • Course completers will successfully apply equations to calculate capacities and volume
  • Course completers will apply fan laws to assess and successfully adjust air flow
Welding for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration AIRC 11
  • Course completers will successfully join refrigerant piping.
  • Course completers will properly set up welding equipment