• Program: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Course: Basic Refrigeration
  • Course #: HVAC1040
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will expose the student to the basic physical laws relating to refrigeration systems components, refrigeration theory, the refrigeration cycle and system operation. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Analyze sensible heat
Analyze latent heat
Calculate heat quantity
Differentiate pressure scales
Differentiate refrigerants
Compare refrigerant pressure/temperature scales
Solve gas law problems
Analyze refrigerant cycle
Analyze compressor operation
Analyze condenser operation
Analyze evaporator operation
Analyze metering device operation
Operate refrigerant system
Access refrigerant system using manifold gages
Measure refrigerant pressures
Measure refrigerant temperatures
Measure air temperatures
Calculate subcooling
Calculate superheat
Install refrigerant
Remove refrigerant
Test for refrigrant leaks
Operate pump down

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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