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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Basics

$180.00

The THORS HVAC Basics course is a comprehensive introductory course on the automotive HVAC systems. Presented in a highly visual and interactive learning format, the course explains how thermodynamics works in an HVAC system.

Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

The THORS HVAC Basics course is a comprehensive introductory course on the automotive HVAC systems. Presented in a highly visual and interactive learning format, the course explains how thermodynamics works in an HVAC system. Additionally, the course gives an overview of the types of systems, the various components in the HVAC system, and the three operations–heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. The course further explains the failure modes in the HVAC system and the various service precautions to tackle them.

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Who will benefit from this HVAC course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, sales, and marketing teams in organizations involved in manufacturing, and distributing automotive HVAC systems.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the application of thermodynamics in HVAC system.
  2. Classify the HVAC system based on type, operational mode, and zonal control.
  3. Identify the various components in the HVAC system.
  4. Learn the three HVAC operations—heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.
  5. Recognize the failure modes in an HVAC system.
  6. Determine the various service precautions to tackle the failure modes in an HVAC system.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Basics

Table of Contents

  1. HVAC Concepts
    1. Thermodynamics
      1. Heating
      2. Cooling
        1. Evaporation Process
        2. Condensation Process
    2. HVAC Classification
      1. HVAC type
      2. Operational mode
      3. Zonal control
    3. HVAC Components
      1. Compressor
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
        4. Types
          1. Reciprocating Compressor
          2. Rotary Compressor
      2. Condenser
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
        4. Types
      3. Thermal Expansion Valve
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
        4. Types
          1. Angle Valve
          2. Block Valve
      4. Evaporator
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
        4. Types
      5. Heater Radiator
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
        4. Comparison of Radiator and Heater Radiator
      6. Blower Unit
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
      7. PTC Heater
        1. Construction
        2. Location
        3. Working Principle
      8. Supplementary Components
        1. Hoses and Tubes
          1. Hoses
          2. Tubes
        2. Air Filter
        3. Compressor Oil
        4. Fan Module
      9. Control Systems
        1. Dampers
        2. Sensors
  2. HVAC Operations
    1. Air Conditioning
      1. Refrigeration Medium
      2. Air Conditioning Cycle
      3. Safety Devices
        1. Thermistor
        2. Pressure Switch
        3. Pressure Relief Valve
    2. Heating
      1. Heating Cycle
      2. Safety Device
        1. Radiator Thermostat
    3. Ventilation
    4. Failure Modes and Service Precautions
      1. Condenser
      2. Evaporator
      3. Compressor
      4. Air Filter
      5. Refrigerant

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