Automotive A/C & Heating (AUT-122)
This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic theories and principles of refrigeration and their applications in the automotive air conditioning and heating system. The student will study the basic theories and principles of refrigerant, safety and environmental concerns, and the related tools and equipment needed to service these systems. The student will learn the associated electrical system controls and operations that allow air delivery, filtration, and temperature control into the automobile. The cooling system in relation to the heating system of the automobile will be covered. The student will perform related hands-on tasks to recharge, evacuate, purge, and diagnose heating and A/C problems. Included in this course will be the information and test for handling automotive refrigerant. Prerequisite: AUT 121. 3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week. 4 credit hours.