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    Oct 18, 2018  
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AMT 115 - Automotive HVAC Systems

5.00 credits
This course provides the basic theory and operating characteristics of automotive refrigeration systems required for successful completion of ASE area A7: Heating and Air Conditioning and the Federal Automotive Refrigeration Test. Instructional focus includes: safety precautions, environmental concerns, tooling, system identification, principles of refrigeration, states of matter, effects of pressure on gases and vapors, pressure-temperature relationships, basic refrigeration cycle, refrigerant types, refrigeration system components and cooling system components. Laboratory work includes proper handling of refrigerants, troubleshooting and basic servicing of these systems utilizing strategy-based diagnostics required for contemporary service of HVAC systems. Corequisite: Verifiable registration/attempted testing of ASE area A7: Heating and Air Conditioning. Corequisite: Successful completion of Federal Refrigeration Test is mandatory.



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