Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 210 - HVAC Systems 1

4 Credit(s)

This is the first course of a four term sequence in HVAC theory and application. This first term identifies basic systems common to this industry with emphasis on specialized control systems, including HVAC, boiler, clock and instrumentation. In addition, concepts in geothermal technologies will be explored. This class is designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of low voltage structure wiring system design and installation.

2. Identify basic electronic components used in limited energy installations.

3. Demonstrate basic knowledge of specialized control systems, including HVAC, boiler, clock, and instrumentation control systems.

4. Identify and troubleshoot controls for common heating and cooling systems including air conditioning, heat systems, and refrigeration and ventilation systems.

5. Explain differences between 80% and 90% gas furnace systems and the controls used in those systems.

6. Describe geothermal technologies as they apply to modern HVAC systems.

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