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HVAC Engineering Technology (HET)
Engineering, Math & Physical Sciences

The following course information is effective for the Fall 2010 term.

Subj CatNoCourse TitleUnits   
HET 111HVACR Electricity I4 units  

This course introduces students to basic AC and DC circuitry, the laws of electricity, wiring of basic HVACR equipment, and safety procedures with an emphasis placed on sustainable energy sources through the use of lectures, demonstrations, and lab experiences. The function and operational characteristics of various types of electric controls including thermostats, defrost controls, relays, and contactors are studied, along with capacitors, power distribution, motors, and protective devices. This course introduces the National Electrical Code, the use of meters, schematics, wiring diagrams, electrical troubleshooting, electrical service procedures and electrical test equipment.

NOTE: Student will be required to purchase basic hand tools used in this and other HVACR courses.

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