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APR 156E HVAC/R Apprenticeship Intermediate 2

Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 2
Credits: 5

Focuses on various types of metering devices and their effects, operation fundamentals of heat pumps, inspection and maintenance of HVAC/R systems, principles of combustion, and various venting types and designs. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade.

Prerequisite: APR 156D  with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the function of refrigerant metering devices and their effects on refrigerants. 
  2. Explain heat pump operating principles and their related performance ratings. 
  3. Describe the inspection and/or maintenance requirements for HVAC/R equipment. 
  4. Describe the principles of combustion. 
  5. Identify the basic requirements and components of a furnace venting system. 

Content Outline
  • Metering Devices 
  • Heat Pumps 
  • Basic Maintenance of HVAC/R Systems 
  • Chimneys, Vents and Flues