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EST 265
Commercial Refrigeration Equipment


Credits: 8
Clock Hours per Quarter: 100

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60    Lab Hours:40


Description
Explores design and operational requirements of low and medium temperature commercial refrigeration systems. Provides a basic understanding of typical commercial and supermarket refrigeration systems with emphasis on operation and system analysis to determine faults. National Certification exam will be given. Prerequisite: EST 110 or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain in-depth fundamentals of commercial refrigeration.
  • Describe a two-stage and cascade system.
  • Describe the load sources for a commercial refrigeration requirement.
  • Complete a refrigeration load calculation, select materials and equipment based on the load.
  • Select proper pipe size for a commercial refrigeration system.
  • Identify commercial refrigeration components and describe its operation.
  • Explain the routine maintenance and service for a commercial refrigeration system
  • Identify special refrigeration components and describe their function in commercial refrigeration
  • Perform start-up, pump down, and component adjustments on an operational system.
  • Describe typical operating conditions of a refrigeration system.
  • Perform Ohm and common electrical and mechanical faults and state their corrections in a refrigeration system.
  • Analyze and identify common electrical and mechanical faults and state their corrections in a refrigeration system.

  • Course Topics
  • Refrigeration fundamentals
  • Refrigeration load
  • Refrigeration system design
  • Special refrigeration components
  • Application of refrigeration systems
  • Commercial ice machines
  • Special refrigeration applications
  • Operating and troubleshooting conditions for commercial refrigeration systems

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 265
    Winter 2014
    0959
    Michael Houdak
    EST 265
    Winter 2014
    8247
    Chet Mills
    EST 265
    Fall 2013
    8247
    Chet Mills
    EST 265
    Summer 2013
    9491
    Jeff Arlington
    EST 265
    Summer 2013
    9729
    Timothy Ault


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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