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JD 120
John Deere Heating and Air Conditioning


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Theory, operation, and repair of late model John Deere air conditioning, heating, and ventilation systems are discussed. Recovery, recycling, and recharging of the air conditioning systems are demonstrated and practiced.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Recover and recycle both R-12 and R-134A refrigerants.
  • Diagnose and safely repair air conditioning systems.
  • Evacuate and recharge to specifications.
  • Describe the fundamentals of operation of a mobile HVAC system.
  • Perform tests, repairs, and retrofit procedures.
  • Explain the theory of operation of HVAC systems.
  • Use test gauges and thermometers in measuring the performance of the HVAC system.
  • Demonstrate the safe handling of refrigerants.
  • Ability to charge and verify proper operation of various refrigerant systems.

  • Course Topics
  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Air conditioning basic fundamentals
  • Refrigerants
  • Service equipment
  • System inspection
  • Safety

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    JD 120
    Spring 2013
    1362
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 120
    Summer 2012
    1362
    Cullen Coulston
    JD 120
    Spring 2011
    1367
    Les Echtenkamp
    JD 120
    Summer 2010
    1362
    Don Cort / Les Echtenkamp
    JD 120
    Summer 2008
    1344
    Les Echtenkamp


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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