Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

RAC 32 - Commercial Refrigeration

  • Prerequisite: RAC 21

RAC majors only. Commercial systems: application, servicing, heat loads and piping. Absorption principles and special refrigeration devices and application. Advanced maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair of domestic and commercial units. Introduction to the concepts, theories and application of electricity as they apply to refrigeration and air conditioning.

24 hrs. lect./lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of RAC 32, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to do technical work in a variety of heating, cooling, and refrigeration fields
  • Apply safety standards and work with technical developments in the industry
  • Identify and demonstrate correct use of tools, materials, and equipment used in the trade
  • Demonstrate skills needed to assemble a basic refrigeration system
  • Perform leak checks and repair as necessary to eliminate leaks in the system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic electrical theory
  • Perform basic system checks to make sure it is operating correctly

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