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HVA 1221 Heating Systems

Introduction to the basic concepts of all heating systems found in light commercial applications for the experienced and inexperienced in HVAC. A comprehensive presentation of HVAC systems, including rooftop packaged systems, heat pumps, packaged low-pressure boiler systems, and packaged unitary heaters. Includes low-pressure hot water and steam generation, including the fundamentals of heat generation in water-based heating systems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Course Outcomes
  • Explain the combustion process.
  • Describe the different types of water treatment and when and where they are used.
  • Describe the proper application and safe use of various fuel sources.
  • Describe the proper use of fuel economizers.
  • Describe the sequence of operation in basic systems.
  • Identify different types of boilers.
  • Explain the concept of radiant heating.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: HVAC-R Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 5, Rm 021D
Faculty: Brewster
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 1
Meets: M from 2:00PM to 5:40PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 1
Meets: M from
2:00PM to 5:40PM
Section: 100