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CLCT 1400 - Air Conditioning 1

Credit Hours: 3.00


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

Residential air conditioning systems: application, selection, installation, piping and service, including basic psychrometrics.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to service and install a window air conditioner.

Objectives:

  1. Apply the proper charging valves for service.
  2. Apply proper vacuum inches of mercury according to manufacturers’ requirements.
  3. Apply proper recovery procedures according to EPA regulations.
  4. Identify the proper refrigerant and charge the correct amount according to manufacturers’ requirements.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to service and install a split air conditioning system (heat pump).

Objectives:

  1. Identify the installation tecniques and procedures for a split air conditioning system.
  2. Properly recover refrigerant according to EPA regulations.
  3. Identify proper vacuum conditions according to manufacturers’ requirements.
  4. Identify proper refrigerant and charge according to manufacturers’ requirements.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to troubleshoot a window air conditioning unit.

Objectives:

  1. Diagnose failures in electrical systems and repair.
  2. Diagnose failures in mechanical systems and repair.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to troubleshoot a split air conditioning unit (heat pump).

Objectives:

  1. Diagnose failures in electrical systems and repair.
  2. Diagnose failures in mechanical systems and repair.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply psychrometric conditions to a cubic foot of air.

Objectives:

  1. Apply wet and dry bulb readings to the psychrometric chart to determine the relative humidity.
  2. Determine the dew point from the psychrometric chart.
  3. Determine the saturation conditions on the psychrometric chart and apply to the refrigeration process.
  4. Determine the grains of moisture conditions on the psychrometric chart.

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:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Week Subject

  1. Fundamentals of Air Conditioning
  2. Basic Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
  3. Cooling and Dehumidifying Systems
  4. Air Distribution, Measurement, and Cleaning
  5. Heat Pumps and Complete Air Conditioning Systems
  6. Air Conditioning and Heating Control Systems
  7. Servicing and Troubleshooting Simplified Passing EPA Exams
  8. MID-TERM
  9. Air Properties and Measurement
  10. Air Properties and Measurement
  11. Air Properties and Measurement
  12. Be Compressor Wise, Clean up After Burnout
  13. Oil Refrigerant Migration, Inside the Heat Pump
  14. Handout
  15. Review
  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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