May 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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AIR 171 - Refrigeration I

(6 Credits)
Lecture: 4 hours Laboratory: 6 hours. Total: 10 hours per week

Introduces basic principles of refrigeration. Includes refrigeration systems, cycles, and use and care of refrigeration tools. Studies shop techniques including soldering, brazing, leak testing, tube testing, tube bending, flaring, and swaging. Analyzes mechanical (vapor compression) systems. Assembles and repairs them including evacuating, charring, testing, and electrical repairs. Introduces advanced troubleshooting and repairs for domestic, commercial and industrial units. Includes medium, low, and ultra-low temperature systems of the single and multiple unit types. Includes equipment selection, system balancing, and installation procedures.



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