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VOA 975 - Fundamentals of Refrigeration


4.9 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the theory of heat transfer as applied to refrigeration processes.

Topics to be covered include the compression refrigeration cycle; the common types of refrigerants and their usage in

applications; system performance; regulations and procedures for refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclaiming; and tools

and equipment to perform service and installation procedures, such as recovery, evacuating, charging, and leak detection.

 

Course Objectives:

1. demonstrate an understanding of the compression refrigeration cycle;

2. identify mechanical and electrical components of refrigeration systems;

3. perform various service procedures involving hand tools, equipment, and instruments; and

4. demonstrate an understanding of the regulations, procedures, and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery,

reclaiming, and recycling that are set by the Environmental Protection Agency.



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