HART 1401 - Basic Electricity for HVAC

Principles of electricity as required by HVAC technicians including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operation. Advanced electrical instruction and skill building in installation and servicing of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including detailed instruction in motors and power distribution, motors, motor controls and application of solid state devices. The student will exhibit knowledge of basic principles of electricity, electrical current, circuitry, and A/C devices; apply Ohm’s law to electrical calculations; perform electrical continuity, voltage and current tests with appropriate meters and demonstrate electrical safety.

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 4.0
Lecture hours: 3.0
Lab hours: 4.0