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EST 100
Refrigeration Basics I


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
This course provides students with a basic understanding of the properties and laws of physics which are applicable to the electrical and refrigeration industries. Students will also be taught the core competencies of the HVAC/R industry.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the laws of physics in relation to the electrical and refrigeration industries.
  • Describe the function of the basic refrigeration cycle.
  • Plot a cycle using a pressure/enthalpy diagram to determine network.
  • Demonstrate proper industry standard safety applications and procedures.
  • Identify basic and specialized tools, fasteners, and piping used in the industry.
  • Perform plumbing functions required by the HVACR industry.

  • Course Topics
  • Heat, temperature, and pressure
  • Matter and energy
  • Refrigeration and refrigerants
  • General safety practices
  • Tools and equipment
  • Fasteners
  • Tubing and piping

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 100
    Spring 2015
    9710
    Jordan Huminsky
    EST 100
    Winter 2015
    0922
    Michael Houdak
    EST 100
    Winter 2015
    8238
    Chet Mills
    EST 100
    Fall 2014
    0922
    Michael Houdak
    EST 100
    Fall 2014
    8238
    Chet Mills


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *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.