AUTO 58 Automotive Heating and Air-Conditioning (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Learners will study the history, principles of operation, environmental concerns, scientific principles, mechanical components, diagnosis, servicing and testing, system controls, retrofit of old systems, and future trends of automotive HVAC systems.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compare and contrast heating and air conditioning history with evolving environmental concerns and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards.
- Outcome 2: Analyze temperature and pressure fundamentals.
- Outcome 3: Appraise and describe engine heating and cooling components, operation, and safety considerations.
- Outcome 4: Perform refrigerant system diagnosis, testing, and servicing.
- Outcome 5: Differentiate case and duct systems.
- Outcome 6: Examine and analyze system controls, operations, and diagnosis of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (BV AC) system failures.
- Outcome 7: Examine and analyze refrigerant types and modification necessary to meet environmental concerns and future trends.