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    Oct 21, 2021  
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog 
2021-22 Gaston College Catalog
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AHR 111 HVACR Electricity (3 Credit Hours)

Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces electricity as it applies to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power sources, interaction of electrical components, wiring of simple circuits, and the use of electrical test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
  2. Be able to use electrical test instruments.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of electricity as applied to heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration machines.
  4. Identify the various electrical components used in HVAC equipment and explain their operation.
  5. Use Ohm's Law to calculate the current, voltage, and resistance in a circuit.
  6. Draw and interpret wiring schematics for installation and troubleshooting.
  7. Follow systematic troubleshooting procedure to diagnose electrical problems and control circuit problems.

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