PCC/ CCOG / FMT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for FMT 213

Course Number:
FMT 213
Course Title:
Commercial Refrigeration Shop
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
20
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of typical commercial refrigeration equipment found in convenience stores, markets, restaurants, and related applications. Prerequisites: (FMT 112 or TE 9238); (FMT 102 or APR 132 or TE 9243) Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Of the information covered, some is industry standard and some is so new as to be unpublished. This course will give the student an opportunity to apply refrigeration skills and knowledge to live shop learning experiences using manufacturer°s equipment and supplies. The discussion covers the full range of systems operational characteristics and reviews upgrade potential.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Perform the procedures necessary to remove air and moisture from a refrigeration system.
  • Perform the procedures necessary for proper charge of a refrigerant into a system.
  • Perform the procedures for the joining of metals through soldering and/or brazing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assessing and repairing a refrigeration system.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the purpose of the capillary tube.
  • Diagnose and check the overload, relay, solid state relay, running compressor, direct, and temperature control.
  • Clean up a refrigeration system using manufacturers' models and supplies.
  • Check the efficiency of the compressor and replace a compressor.

 

Course Activities and Design

The course will be presented in a lecture/discussion lab format. Additional materials will be supplied by the instructor from outside sources to support and benefit student learning.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

At the beginning of the course, the instructor will detail methods to evaluate student progress and the criteria for assigning a final grade. The components that are used may include one or more of the following: examinations, quizzes, attendance, homework and small group problem solving discussion.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Perform the procedures necessary to remove air and moisture from a refrigeration system.
  • Perform the procedures necessary for proper charge of a refrigerant into a system.
  • Perform the procedures for the joining of metals through soldering and/or brazing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in assessing and repairing a refrigeration system.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the purpose of the capillary tube.
  • Diagnose and check the overload, relay, solid state relay, running compressor, direct, and temperature control.
  • Clean up a refrigeration system using manufacturers' models and supplies.
  • Check the efficiency of the compressor and replace a compressor.