2020-2021 Catalog 
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

AUT 128 - Auto/Diesel Heating and Air Conditioning

Description: Theory of heat transfer forms of matter, refrigeration cycle, and operating principles of automotive air conditioning systems. Fundamentals in testing, repairing, disassembling and assembling components of heating and air conditioning systems.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. Cooling systems
  2. Heating systems
  3. Basic thermodynamics
  4. Basic refrigeration system
  5. Basic service procedures
  6. Compressor service
  7. Applied service procedures
  8. Specific systems
  9. Diagnosis of systems
  10. Automatic temperature control

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain function of auto heaters and refrigeration systems. (1-3)
  2. Explain how the refrigeration cycle operates. (4)
  3. Use manifold gauge test set. (9)
  4. Disassemble and reassemble an air compressor. (6)
  5. Test and diagnose the major manufacturers' systems. (5,8)
  6. Explain how automatic temperature control systems function. (10)
  7. Repair temperature control systems. (10)
  8. Hook up manifold gauge set, read and interpret the pressure gauges, discharge the system, repair the system, evacuate and recharge the system and performance check it. (7,9)