Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-601-121 025152 HVAC/R Heating Fundamentals
Outline of Instruction
|10-601-121 HVAC/R HEATING FUNDAMENTALS ...principles of combustion for fossil fuels, burner set-up, heating system basics, combustion testing for residential systems, and basic mechanical heating service. (Prerequisites: 10-601-111, HVAC/R Electrical Fund; 10-601-133, HVAC/R Refrig Fund; 10-601-116, HVAC/R Mech Svc Fund & Safety; Corequisites: 10-601-127, HVAC/R Control Circuits; 10-601-159, Mech Serv Apps & Sheet Metal)|
Prior Learning Assessments
Demonstrate awareness to safety hazards and procedures associated with heating systems
Analyze heating fundamentals
Analyze products of combustion
Compare the energy systems used for heating systems
Examine the types of gas heating systems
Analyze the functionality of various gas furnace components.
Analyze flame characteristics of gas burners.
Use manufacturer's available resources to select various gas control regulators
Calculate the proper gas pipe size for heating applications
Demonstrate the procedures to install gas piping systems.
Calculate the proper venting and combustion air system requirements
Install venting and combustion air systems