PCC/ CCOG / FMT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for FMT 112

Course Number:
FMT 112
Course Title:
Refrigeration Electrical II
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
20
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$6.00

Course Description

Theory and application of electrical motor concepts and electrical circuits are emphasized. Control system components, wiring diagrams and schematics are included. Prerequisites: FMT 111 or TE 9237 Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is the second in a series of courses in applications of electricity, circuits, meters, switches and breakers, motors and their schematic
drawings relating to the HVAC industry in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.

Intended Outcomes for the course

" Discuss operation of single phase and three phase motors
" Describe motor troubleshooting techniques
" Identify common motor control components
" Troubleshoot contactors and relays
" Explain operation of low voltage thermostats
" Describe motor and controls maintenance
 

Course Activities and Design

In-class activities are made up of lecture, demonstrations, hands-on activities and discussions.   See instructor syllabus for details.
 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Procedures will be discussed at the first class session and the instructor's grading policy will be referenced on the class syllabus. 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

• Discuss operation of single phase and three phase motors
• Describe motor troubleshooting techniques
• Identify common motor control components
• Troubleshoot contactors and relays
• Explain operation of low voltage thermostats
• Describe motor and controls maintenance