SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 4:16:20 PMAPED 366 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 366Title:  APP PLUMBERS, HVAC, 7TH  
Full Title:  Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Seventh Semester
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refirgeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Indentured apprentice.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilatiion, air conditioning, and refirgeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:Indentured apprentice.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1.  Explain, demonstrate, and analyze chillers and compressors.
2.  Define, demonstrate, measure, and assess loads.

Topics and Scope
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I. Chillers and Compressors
   A.  Introduction to screw, centrifugal, and absorption systems
   B.  Construction and components of reciprocating chillers
   C.  Construction and components of centri-fugal compressors
   D.  Compressor lubricating systems.
   E.  Testing and troubleshooting compressor problems
   F.  Compressor capacity control
   G.  Compressor maintenance
II. Load Calculations
   A.  Formulas and terminology related to load calculations
   B.  Theory and demonstration of cooling systems relationships
   C.  Theory of load calculations
   D.  Practice of load calculations

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1.  Homework assignments (1 to 2 sets per week)
2.  Quizzes and examinations (4 to 6 per semester)
3.  Class performances and field work (on-the-job demonstrations) of skill development, safety practices, equipment, and material handling.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Homework assignments; field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 65%
Class performances; field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and examinations to include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, and completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Hydraulic Heating & Cooling, International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee.  2009

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