Basic Air Conditioning
VB25XX
Produced by Delmar Thomson Learning

 

 
  Duration:
1.48 hours

 
  What Students Learn:
First year students and trainees will get off to the right start with this easy-to-follow yet complete program on the basics of air conditioning systems. Colorful graphics, along with real equipment and components, help students to quickly grasp the unique concepts associated with air conditioning operations. This program is truly a core program that explains residential or commercial air conditioning systems.

 
  Components:
Introduction to Fundamentals (VB2501)
Cooling Equipment Operation (VB2502)
Electrical Controls (VB2503)
Troubleshooting (VB2504)

 
 

 

 
 VB2501
Introduction to Fundamentals

Objectives:

  • Contrast two basic unit types: self-contained and remote.
  • Delineate window, through-the-wall, and cabinet units.
  • Define temperature measurement: Fahrenheit, centigrade, and British thermal unit.
  • Explain pressure measurement, heat transfer, and types of heat.
  • Explore relationship between heat and pressure.
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     VB2502
    Cooling Equipment Operation

    Objectives:

  • Examine compressor, hermetic, semi-hermetic, evaporator, drain systems, condenser, receiver, expansion value, and capillary tube.
  • Show interaction between them.
  • Contrast different types.
  • Describe system flow operation.
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     VB2503
    Electrical Controls

    Objectives:

  • Present starting compressor.
  • Explore fan controls.
  • Describe line voltage.
  • Examine pressure and thermostatic controls.
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     VB2504
    Troubleshooting

    Objectives:

  • Describe refrigerant leak detection and repair.
  • State the causes for poor distribution.
  • Explain low charge.
  • Present common compressor problems.
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