SRJC Course Outlines

7/13/2024 11:50:58 AMHVACR 102 Course Outline as of Fall 2024

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HVACR 102Title:  HVACR SYSTEM COMPONENTS  
Full Title:  Residential HVACR System Components
Last Reviewed:11/27/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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

Catalog Description:
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In this course, students will study the electrical and mechanical components of residential heating and air-conditioning systems, including system controls, motors, compressors, refrigerants, and sensors. This course prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency's EPA 608 examination for safe refrigerant handling.
 
Students with previous experience in the HVACR industry may be prepared for the more advanced HVACR courses. Contact the instructor or Department Chair for more information.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in HVAC 101 ( or HVACR 101)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this course, students will study the electrical and mechanical components of residential heating and air-conditioning systems, including system controls, motors, compressors, refrigerants, and sensors. This course prepares students for the Environmental Protection Agency's EPA 608 examination for safe refrigerant handling.
 
Students with previous experience in the HVACR industry may be prepared for the more advanced HVACR courses. Contact the instructor or Department Chair for more information.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in HVAC 101 ( or HVACR 101)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

Approval and Dates
Version:02Course Created/Approved: 1/24/2022
Version Created:8/24/2023Course Last Modified:6/25/2024
Submitter:Benjamin GoldsteinCourse Last Full Review:11/27/2023
Version Status:Approved Changed CoursePrereq Created/Approved:11/27/2023
Version Status Date:11/27/2023Semester Last Taught:
Version Term Effective:Fall 2024Term Inactive:Summer 2025


COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Identify and describe key system components in air-conditioning and heating systems.
2. Identify and describe refrigerant systems and how temperature, pressure, and heat affect refrigerants.
3. Explain common joining methods with copper, steel, and PVC.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Describe the various components of residential Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) systems.
2. Explain the how refrigerants and refrigerant systems work.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of safe and proper handling of refrigerants.

Topics and Scope
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I. Residential HVACR System Components
    A. Heating and cooling components
         1. HVAC cooling components
         2. Compressors
         3. Diagnosing compressor problems
         4. Evaporators and condensers
         5. Metering devices
         6. Refrigeration system accessories
         7. HVAC heating components
     B. Motors
         1. HVAC motors
         2. AC motor lab
         3. Aftermarket motors
         4. Aftermarket parts
         5. Contactors and motor starters
         6. Compressor starting relays and capacitors
         7. Troubleshooting motors
    C. Controls and electronics
         1. Residential HVAC controls
         2. Thermostats and heating controls
         3. Solid state electronics
    D. Piping and ductwork
         1. Basic construction for trades
         2. Ductwork fabrication and installation overview
         3. Hot work
         4. Copper joining methods
         5. Steel joining methods lab
         6. PVC/CPVC joining methods lab
    E. Basic maintenance
II. Refrigerants and Refrigerant Systems
    A. Refrigerant systems
    B. Charging
    C. Leak checks
    D. Evaluation
III. EPA 608 Certification Test Preparation
 
The Topics and Scope above will be covered in an integrated lecture and lab environment.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Weekly reading (10-30 pages) or instructional videos
2. Problem sets (10-20)
3. Quizzes (5-10)
4. Midterm
5. Final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Skills demonstrations (5-10)
2. Lab activities (5-10)

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%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 40%
Problem sets; lab activities
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Skill demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes; midterm; final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Participation; lab activities


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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This course will utilize HVACR industry instructional training materials.

OTHER REQUIRED ELEMENTS

Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:XExempt From Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:NPNo Prerequisite
 Advisories-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Prereq-provisional:NNO
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:NNo Prerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
   
BASIC INFORMATION, HOURS/UNITS & REPEATABILITY
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 04Laboratory
 71Internet-Based, Simultaneous Interaction
 72Internet-Based, Delayed Interaction
 Area department:INDTRAIndustrial & Trade Technology
 Division:73Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:1Certificate Applicable Course
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
   
SCHEDULING
 Audit allowed:NNot Auditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:0936Environmental Control Tech
   
OTHER CODES
Disciplines:Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heating
OR
Construction Technology
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:YDistance Ed, Not CVU/CVC Developed
 Distance Ed Approved:YEither online or hybrid, as determined by instructor
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:N
 Credit for Prior Learning:NAgency Exam
NCBE
NIndustry Credentials
NPortfolio
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YCareer-Technical Education
 SAM classification:CClearly Occupational
 TOP code:0946.10Energy Systems Technology
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course
 Lab Tier:21Credit Lab - Tier 1

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