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CLCT 2550 - Steam & Hot Water Heating Systems

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: CLCT 1500 , CLCT 1650 , and CLCT 1750 ; or related work experience

CLCT 2550 covers the application of hot water and steam units for residential and light commercial systems: boilers, piping, circulators, heat transfer elements and controls. Topics include installation and service of both mechanical 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 apply boiler terminology to components of boilers.

Objectives:

  1. Apply boiler terminology to components of residential unit boilers.
  2. Apply boiler terminology to components of commercial unit boilers.
  3. Apply boiler terminology to components of geothermal unit boilers.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to install steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure.

Objectives:

  1. Scrutinize the installation of steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for gas boilers.
  2. Scrutinize the installation of steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for oil boilers.
  3. Scrutinize steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for electric boilers.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to troubleshoot and repair steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure.

Objectives:

  1. Troubleshoot and repair steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for gas boilers.
  2. Troubleshoot and repair steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for oil boilers.
  3. Troubleshoot and repair steam and hot water boilers up to 15 lbs. pressure for electric boilers.

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 Topic

  1. Introduction
  2. Sizing the Heating System
  3. Sizing the Heating System
  4. Selecting the Peripheral Components
  5. Selecting the Peripheral Components
  6. Protecting Hot Water Systems
  7. Zoning Systems
  8. Steam Heating Systems
  9. MID-TERM
  10. Solid-Fuel and Multi-Fuel Boilers
  11. Wirsbo and Unico Systems
  12. Geothermal Introduction an d Basics
  13. Geothermal Installation
  14. Radiant Flow, Heating, and Pex Tubing
  15. Review and Boiler License Information
  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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