ERIC Number: ED210513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning. Energy Technology Series.
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
This course in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of eight modules, the course is designed to develop an understanding of air conditioning and heating systems and their characteristics, applications, and limitations. It presents the basics of such systems and factors affecting the selection and efficient operation of both commercial and residential heating and air conditioning equipment. Written by a technical expert and approved by industry representatives, each module contains the following elements: introduction, prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, laboratory materials, laboratory procedures (experiment section for hands-on portion), data tables (included in most basic courses to help students learn to collect or organize data), references, and glossary. Module titles are Basic Refrigeration Cycle, System Types, Refrigeration Equipment, Residential Heating Equipment, Boilers for Heating Applications, Piping, Air Handling Equipment, and Psychrometrics. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Air Conditioning, Behavioral Objectives, Course Descriptions, Courses, Efficiency, Energy, Energy Conservation, Glossaries, Heating, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Refrigeration, Refrigeration Mechanics, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Ventilation
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710 ($2.50 per module; $20.00 for entire course).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.; Technical Education Research Centre-Southwest, Waco, TX.
Note: For related documents see CE 030 771-789 and ED 190 746-761.