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CLCT 1300 - Refrigeration 1

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: CLCT 1200  and CLCT 1700 ; or related work experience

Application, installation and servicing of domestic refrigeration systems, including operation and trouble analysis of hermetic units, compressors and electrical components.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to service a refrigerator.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate how to charge Refrigerant-134A into a domestic refrigerator.
  2. Demonstrate refrigerant recovery from a domestic refrigerator according to EPA rules.
  3. Calculate the capacity of a refrigerant recovery cylinder.
  4. Demonstrate how to evacuate a domestic refrigerator.
  5. Analyze the electrical control circuitry of a domestic refrigerator.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install proper components on a refrigerator.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the steps for compressor replacement on a domestic refrigerator.
  2. Show how to replace a condenser fan motor on a refrigerator.
  3. Install a starting relay on a refrigerator.
  4. Show how to replace a door switch on a refrigerator.
  5. Show how to replace an evaporator defrost heater on a refrigerator.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install proper components on small commercial refrigeration units.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the steps for compressor replacement on a small commercial refrigeration unit.
  2. Install a condenser fan motor on a small commercial refrigeration unit.
  3. Install a starting relay on a small commercial refrigeration unit.
  4. Show how to replace a door switch on a small commercial refrigeration unit.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to troubleshoot.

Objectives:

  1. Diagnose problems with electrical and mechanical failures on a refrigerator.
  2. Diagnose problems with electrical and mechanical failures on small commercial refrigeration units.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use proper refrigerant for application.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the proper refrigerant for refrigerators.
  2. Identify the proper refrigerant for commercial refrigeration units.
  3. Identify a refrigerant’s effect on ozone depletion.
  4. Identify a refrigerant’s effect on global warming.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Week Topic

  1. Refrigerants
  2. Servicing capillary tube systems
  3. Piping
  4. Domestic refrigerators and freezers
  5. Domestic refrigerators and freezers
  6. Dehydration
  7. Charging and recovery
  8. MID-TERM
  9. Installation and service of small hermetic systems
  10. Installation and service of small hermetic systems
  11. Installation procedures
  12. Sealed unit service
  13. Sealed unit service
  14. Multiple systems
  15. Trouble analysis
  16. FINAL EXAM

Primary Faculty
Marlow, Douglas
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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