Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

SMP 25 - Air Conditioning Fabrication

  • Corequisite: SMP 24 and SMP 26

SMP majors only. Training in fabricating air conditioning and ventilating duct work. Seams, locks, hangers, fastening devices, vaned turned elbows and other basic fittings that are commonly used. Standard installation practices.

2 hrs. lect.; 6 hrs. lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of SMP 25, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and properly use personal safety equipment
  • Understand the need for safety equipment in the shop & field
  • Show proper use and care of sheet metal hand tools
  • Identify the proper use, care, and safety concerns of shop equipment
  • Produce orthographic drawings for items requiring fabrication
  • Identify the base rules for order of operation in fabrication
  • Layout, cut, notch, and bend in proper order, fittings and components used in sheet metal and plastic
  • Identify the different gauges of sheet metal, forming methods, and connection processes after layout
  • Identify Air Conditioning ductwork fittings, their uses, the connection types, and their fabrication methods
  • Explain the use of Short-cut layout methods and when they apply

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