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AMM 171
Air Conditioning and Heating


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Introduction to Climate Control and Comfort systems. The student will learn air conditioning terminology, system safety, refrigeration principles, operation, service and repair of refrigeration plumbing systems. Students will learn the proper use of specialized tool and equipment usage. The student will become familiar with all major components of a typical climate control system. Class will consist of hands-on practical application of concepts learned in the classroom. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Prerequisite: AMM 161; Co-requisites: AMM 151 and 181.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Diagnose and repair A/C systems
  • Diagnose, inspect and repair refrigeration system components
  • Remove and reinstall evaporative, condenser, and related components
  • Diagnose and repair heating, ventilation, and engine cooling systems

  • Course Topics
  • Vehicle safety procedures
  • Component identification
  • Operation of air conditioning systems
  • Alternate refrigerants
  • Refrigerant diagnosis
  • Retrofitting
  • Refrigeration system service and repair
  • Tools and equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 171
    Fall 2013
    0279
    James Haun
    AMM 171
    Fall 2011
    0279
    James Haun
    AMM 171
    Fall 2011
    9825
    justin taylor
    AMM 171
    Summer 2011
    9825
    justin taylor
    AMM 171
    Summer 2010
    9858
    justin taylor


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.