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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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NRG 184 - Direct Digital Controls 2

4 Credit(s)

Hands-on training modules and electronics used to implement building automation; control loop logic, schematics, and sequences of operation with applications for desired system behaviors. Controls design process, implementation, and commissioning using industry software and equipment.

Prerequisite: NRG 181  
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Be able to discuss a sampling of Building Automation Systems (BAS) for HVAC equipment
2. Use appropriate technical vocabulary specific to BAS or Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems
3. Troubleshoot and identify hardware and software issues using point-to-point analysis
4. Set up trends and alarms to be used for system monitoring
5. Design control system logic programs using object-oriented programming software to control the system
6. Create and program simple fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) algorithms
7. Use lab kit equipment to build complete control circuits that simulate sub-sequences of operation
8. Build a cumulative operable BAS workstation containing equipment that can control an HVAC system
9. Be able to discuss BACnet protocol, system integration capabilities, and network options

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