Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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BLDG 170 - Fundamentals of Refrigeration

(R only) CE

An introduction to the theory, principles, and applications of heat transfer as applied to refrigeration processes and the compression refrigeration cycle. Topics include refrigerants, system performance, tools, tubing and fittings, soldering and brazing, and system charging and evacuation. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Identify various refrigerant types. (Refrigerants)
  • Describe the role of refrigerants in HVAC systems. (Refrigerants)
  • Identify various tubing sizes and types. (Tubing and Fittings)
  • Describe procedures for tubing installation. (Tubing and Fittings)
  • Describe soldering procedures. (Soldering and Brazing)
  • Describe brazing procedures. (Soldering and Brazing)
  • Describe a typical refrigeration cycle. (Refrigeration Cycles)

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