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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 130Heating I Residential Appliances4 units  

This course introduces students to the basic principles, practices, operations, service and installation of residential heating equipment through the use of lectures, demonstrations, and lab experiences. The function and operational characteristics of residential heating equipment, its wiring, and safety procedures are studied. Electric controls such as thermostats, defrost controls, relays, and contactors are studied, as well as capacitors, power distribution, motors, protective devices, system malfunction diagnosis, corrective procedures, and the refrigerants used in residential heating. This course also introduces a basic understanding of load calculations, the installation and service of residential heating appliances, ventilation requirements, and piping techniques. This course reinforces the use and operation of electrical and mechanical test equipment, wiring diagrams and schematics, service manifolds, test equipment, flaring, soldering and brazing skills.

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

Prerequisite: HET 110 and HET 111

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