ERIC Number: ED182546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Instructional Guide for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. V & TECC Curriculum Guide.
Duenk, Lester G.; And Others
This trade and industrial curriculum guide is intended for use in vocational programs that prepare students to enter the air conditioning/refrigeration field. The introductory section provides a statement of philosophy, objectives, block time schedule, and recommended facilities and equipment. Following the introductory section, eighteen blocks of instruction are presented: (1) Orientation; (2) Refrigeration Tools; (3) Copper Tubing and Fittings; (4) Electricity; (5) Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Fundamentals; (6) Compression Systems; (7) Compressors; (8) Evaporators, Condensers, Receivers, and Other Components; (9) Refrigerants; (10) Refrigerant Controls; (11) Domestic Hermetic Refrigerators and Freezers; (12) Window Air Conditioning Units and Residential Air Conditioning Systems; (13) Commercial Air Conditioning Systems; (14) Commercial System Controls; (l5) Absorption; (16) Automobile Air Conditioning; (17) Heat Pumps; and (18) Heating Systems. Each block provides a table that lists the units of instruction, informational content of each unit, and skill development activities. In addition, a list of instructional aids is provided for each block. Appended material includes a unit guide example, a list of safety precautions, suggestions for shop management, and additional references. (LRA)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning Equipment, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Refrigeration Mechanics, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education
Public Information and Publications Office, Virginia Dept. of Education, Richmond, VA 23216 (Order No. CG-11, $2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.; Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.