Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 212 - HVAC Systems 3

4 Credit(s)

This is the third course of a four term sequence in HVAC theory and application. This course covers operational characteristics, service, and maintenance of gas, water, oil, air, vacuum pumps, and compressors. Students will learn how to troubleshoot mechanical problems, pneumatic controls and control valve components and perform heat pump installation. 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. Identify safety rules and precautions for troubleshooting problem associated with pumps, compressors and their systems.

2. Explain how vacuum, oil and gas pumps operate and perform the various types of tests common to those pumps.

3. Identify how water pumps operate (shallow well pump) (deep well pump); know how to measure flow, pressure and perform maintenance and efficiency test on personal well water system.

4. Explain how air compressors work and how they are tested.

5. Identify, troubleshoot, and install various types of pumps, controls, valves, and piping.



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