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AC 107 - Electrical and Controls for HVAC Units: 6

This course will familiarize students with electrical applications and controls used in HVAC/R. Topics include basic electricity, wiring, schematics and controls found in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. This course satisfies 5 hours of instruction toward completing the embedded human relations curriculum requirements, in accordance with Embedded Curriculum Guidelines Option A. This course satisfies 10 hours of instruction toward completing the embedded Math curriculum requirements, in accordance with Embedded Curriculum Guidelines Option A. The Student must complete all content for the following 12 areas in order to meet degree or certificate requirements. 1. Electrical Safety 2. Basic Concepts of Electricity 3. Introduction to the Training System 4. Switches 5. Voltage, Current, and Measuring Instruments 6. Resistance and Ohm's Law 7. Solving Series Circuits and Kirchhoff's Voltage Law 8. Solving Parallel and Mix Circuits 9. Capacitors and Electromagnetism and Inductors 10. Transformers, Relays, and Contactors 11. Electrical Distribution 12. Troubleshooting Methods.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Term Offered: Spring and Fall