FET 115 Commercial Heating and Cooling Systems II

4 credits

Last Update Effective: 1/19/12

Expands on the principles covered in FET 105, Commercial Cooling I, with a focus on service call scenarios to improve ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems. Includes a review of basic refrigeration systems and recognizing conditions and symptoms that signal trouble in electric, gas, oil, and hydronic heating systems. Students also will learn about humidification and filtration systems, human comfort and psychrometrics, and apply their knowledge of refrigeration to air conditioning systems. Other topics include heat pumps, high pressure, low pressure and absorption chillers, and cooling towers and pumps.

Prerequisite: FET 105
Lecture: 3 hours
Laboratory: 2 hours