Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Text and Online Simulation

Get the skills needed to maintain and troubleshoot today’s complex heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. 1,536 page text with online simulation package and lab manual.
$165.00

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Course

This 1,536 page text, lab manual & online training simulation give hands-on guidance, practical applications, latest troubleshooting techniques, and solid foundation to fully understand today’s HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. 

Focused on sustainable technology in today’s HVAC/R industry with an emphasis on new technologies and the latest advancements in the industry, it includes more on Green Awareness and LEED accreditation.

The HVAC 3.0 online simulation offers approximately 200 scenarios that allow students to troubleshoot and build diagnostic and critical thinking skills

The lab manual includes a variety of resources, such as lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions.

Textbook Table of Contents

Section I: THEORY OF HEAT

1. Heat and Pressure.
2. Matter and Energy.
3. Refrigeration and Refrigerants.


Section II: SAFETY, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT, SHOP PRACTICES

4. General Safety Practices.
5. Tools and Equipment.
6. Fasteners.
7. Tubing and Piping.
8. Leak Detection, System Evacuation and System Clean-up
9. Refrigerant and Oil Chemistry and Management—Recovery, Recycling, Reclaiming, and Retrofitting.
10. System Charging.
11. Calibrating Instruments.

Section III: BASIC AUTOMATIC CONTROLS

12. Basic Electricity and Magnetism.
13. Introduction to Automatic Controls.
14. Automatic Control Components and Applications.
15. Troubleshooting Basic Controls.
16. Advanced Automatic Controls—Direct Digital Controls (DDC) and Pneumatics. 

Section IV: ELECTRIC MOTORS
17. Types of Electric Motors. 
18. Application of Motors. 
19. Motor Controls.
20. Troubleshooting Electric Motors.

Section V: COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION
21. Evaporators and the Refrigeration System. 
22. Condensers.
23. Compressors.
24. Expansion Devices.
25. Special Refrigeration System Components. 
26. Application of Refrigeration Systems.
27. Commercial Ice Machines. 
28. Special Refrigeration Applications.
29. Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial Refrigeration.

Section VI: AIR CONDITIONING (HEATING AND HUMIDIFICATION)
30. Electric Heat. 
31. Gas Heat.
32. Oil Heat.
33. Hydronic Heat.
34. Indoor Air Quality.

Section VII: AIR CONDITIONING (COOLING)
35. Comfort and Psychrometrics. 
36. Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning. 
37. Air Distribution and Balance.
38. Installation. 
39. Residential Energy Auditing
40. Typical Operating Conditions.
41. Troubleshooting.

Section VIII: ALL-WEATHER SYSTEMS
42. Heat Gain and Heat Loss in Buildings.
43. Air Source Heat Pumps. 
44. Geothermal Heat Pumps.

Section IX: DOMESTIC APPLIANCES
45. Domestic Refrigerators and Freezers.
46. Room Air Conditioners. 

Section X: COMMERCIAL AIR-CONDITIONING AND CHILLED-WATER SYSTEMS
47. High-Pressure, Low-Pressure, and Absorption Chilled-Water Systems.
48. Cooling Towers and Pumps.
49. Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Chilled-Water Air-Conditioning Systems.
50. Commercial Rooftop, Packaged, Variable Refrigerant Flow, and Variable Air Volume Systems.

Online Training Simulation with 200 troubleshooting scenarios

HVAC 3.0 is a 3-D, immersive simulation that offers a rich learning experience that mimics field performance. It challenges learners to master diagnostic and troubleshooting skills across seven pieces of HVAC equipment – Gas Furnace, Oil Furnace, Gas Boiler, Split Residential A/C, Commercial A/C, Heat Pumps, and Commercial Walk-in Freezers.

Delmar Online Training Simulation: HVAC 3.0 offers approximately 200 scenarios that allow students to troubleshoot and build diagnostic and critical thinking skills.

Two modes within the simulation promote incremental learning: Training Mode and Challenge Mode.

Training Mode has fixed scenarios to aid in familiarizing the user with the equipment, the problem needing attention, and using the simulation.

Challenge Mode has randomized scenarios within three levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Both modes require learners to diagnose a fault or faults and perform the repair successfully while materials and labor costs are tracked. Soft skills are also included within the simulation.

 

How do I order the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology package? 

1. You can order online (click the 'Add to Cart' button). 

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 02-814. 

3. You can mail a check or money order for $183.25 to: 

(Includes $18.25 for shipping)

CIE Bookstore 
1776 E. 17th Street 
Cleveland, Ohio 44114 

Course available to residents of the United States, Australia and countries located in North America. Foreign shipping expense will be higher.

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