Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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HVC 230 - HVAC Electrical II

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): HVC 130 .
Areas of study will include basic control circuits, sequency of operation of basic HVAC applications, electric motor theory and specific information on HVAC electrical component devices. The main focus of this course is the various types of AC electric motors and starting components used by single-phase and three-phase motors found in residential and light commercial applications. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Define and explain the use of contractor/starters, current relays, overloads, positive temperature co-efficient, and relays.
  • Describe and interpolate split phase, three phase, and variable speed motors.
  • Describe starting components associated with single phase and three phase systems.
  • Explain the significance of power factor.
  • Interpret detailed instructions for wiring circuits.

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