RE 131 L Lab & Shop Projects

This section emphasizes the application of control strategies used to wire and operate HVAC equipment. Students develop all types of wiring diagrams utilizing actual HVAC units. Students are exposed to systems such as heat pumps, oil, gas, and electric forced air HVAC systems. Typical lab projects include tasks such as soldering, steel pipe threading, wiring, and proper refrigerant charging of A/C units. Students are introduced to basic sheet metal fabrication concepts including several sheet metal projects using not only sheet metal hand tools, but the heavier shop fabrication equipment associated with the fabrication of HVAC duct systems.



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