Advanced AC and DC theory, control relays, motors, compressors. Assembly and use of all major HVAC components. Construction and use of wiring diagrams.
Introduction to the basic elements of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Heat laws, psychometrics, heating and cooling load estimating, design, and distribution.
Basic principles of refrigeration and their application in HVAC/R. Development of basic skills required for installation, maintenance and servicing HVAC/R equipment. This course prepares students for the EPA 608 refrigeration certification test.
Prerequisite: HVAC 111 and 120. Principles and safe operation of low pressure and high pressure boilers. The course will prepare students for the basic licensing examination for stationary engineering.
Prerequisites: HVAC 109, 120 and 136. The refrigeration cycle applied to commercial uses. Sizing, selection, installation, and servicing of commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment.
Study of the design, installation, balancing, and selection of components for air distribution systems. Lab work includes planning, layout, and fabrication of duct work.
Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher. This course is an introductory course for the individual who is moving into an industrial maintenance or related activity. Behavior of electricity, sources of electricity, Ohms and Watts laws, electrical power distribution, transformers, electrical safety, electrical measurements and basic components are covered.
This course introduces the student to maintenance, upgrading, setup, and expansion of industrial microprocessor hardware. Students will explore microprocessor architecture, functions, and components as well as methods and procedures for installation, troubleshooting, and modifications of industrial microprocessor systems. Emphasis will be on the use of microprocessor hardware and software used in an industrial setting.
This course is designed to teach the student to read and interpret electrical blueprints commonly found in residential, commercial and industrial maintenance settings. Topics include blueprint layout, symbols, projections, dimensions, tolerances, clearances, assembly and bill of material.
Prerequisite: CSIS 100 or PCC Certification & COLL 100. This course prepares the student to use strategies for successful career goal setting, job seeking, obtaining, maintaining and terminating employment in technical areas. Topics include conducting a job search, preparing a resume and cover letter, and participating in job interviews.
Prerequisite: COLL 100. An introduction to fluid power and pneumatic concepts. Topics include the physics of fluid power, safety, hydraulic pumps, air compressors, actuators, pressure and flow measurement and regulation, basic maintenance, motors, coolers, and operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Prerequisite: HVAC 109 or INTE 115. The course is designed to present the fundamentals of electrical motor control components, circuits and systems. Topics include electrical control symbols, power distribution, control transformers, solenoids and relays, motor starters, pilot devices, timers and sequencers, dc and ac motor principles, proximity sensors and troubleshooting.
Prerequisite: INTE 175. Installation and maintenance of electrical control equipment, timing devices, solenoids, limit switches, electrical power distribution, reduced voltage motor starting, overcurrent protection and preventative maintenance are covered.