SRJC Course Outlines

1/28/2022 3:58:42 AMAPED 369 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 369Title:  APP PLUMBERS, HVAC, 10TH  
Full Title:  Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Tenth Semester
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0018 max.Lecture Scheduled54.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled54.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total108.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  108.00Total Student Learning Hours: 216.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration 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, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration 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


Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe and demonstrate electrical/ plumbing principles and regulations related to heating,
    ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration trade.
2.  Apply best practices in practical environment related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning,
    and refrigeration trade.

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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Define, analyze and demonstrate advanced control systems, concepts,
    and electrical troubleshooting.
2. Analyze, explain, discuss, and demonstrate advanced electrical

Topics and Scope
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I. Advanced Control Systems
    A. Electronic and direct digital control (DDC) systems
    B. Theory of operation and function in individual control devices
    C. Construction of simple electronic and DDC systems
    D. Application of electronic and DDC controls to heating/cooling systems
II. Advanced Electrical Systems
    A. Introduction to advanced electrical control devices
    B. Terms and definitions
    C. Theory and function:
         1. Variable frequency drives
         2. Power inverters
         3. Power converters
         4. Rectifiers
         5. Capacitance systems
         6. Power transmission
         7. Safety devices
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Written homework assignments (1 to 2 sets per week)
2. Project homework assignments (1 to 2 sets per week)
3. Weekly reading 10-15 pages
4. Quizzes and examinations (4 to 6 per semester)
Lab-Related Assignment:
1. 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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Electric Controls for Mechanical Equipment Service. International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. 2009 (classic)

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