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AGC 116 Mobile Air Conditioning
Credit Hours:  1.0
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed: n/a


Description: Theory of operation, diagnostic procedures, machines and location of components, preventive maintenance and procedures of repair. Use of technical service literature, an array of special engine tools and safety are emphasized.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: The AGC Mechanic Apprentice Program was developed to provide a plan of approved training that will equip apprentices for profitable employment as skilled mechanics in the construction industry. Each apprentice is sponsored by a participating AGC member firm.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the importance of safety when working around machines and air conditioning systems.
2. Identify location of systems components on three assigned machines.
3. Explain basic system operation and how components function in the system.
4. Explain how to take low side and high side pressures safely.
5. Explain correct service procedures for mobile air conditioning units.
6. Explain how to properly use measuring tools and technical literature to work on air conditioning systems.
7. Explain the diagnosis of pressure readings to locate system problems.
8. Explain the procedures to perform preventive maintenance on mobile air conditioning.
9. Explain correct procedures when disassembling air conditioning components.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Meet proficiencies as guided by the AED Foundation Standards for Construction Equipment Technology.(http://www.aednet.org/aed_foundation/pdf/standards-2005.pdf)
2. Use service manuals to identify manufacturerÂ’s acceptable equipment standards.