Doug Sallade

Doug Sallade,

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Career Technical Education

Email: dsallade@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7255

Office Hours : Monday through Wednesday 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. & by appointment.

Location: TE3-108

 
 

Air Conditioning & Refrigeration 100

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a basic study of the mechanical vapor compression refrigeration cycle and system components. Classes include lectures with practical demonstrations and hands-on experience including laboratory projects.

COURSE MATERIALS

  • Textbooks: AHRI Fundamentals of HVAC/R, 1st Edition by Carter Standfield and David Skaves.
  • Supplies: Calculator (Standard math functions).
  • Straight Edge (ruler).
  • USB Flash drive memory stick.

INSTRUCTION:

  1. Lectures and note taking.
  2. Critique sessions.
  3. Hands on demonstrations and projects
  4. Homework, written and schematic drawings
  5. Media presentations.
  6. On-line activities.

YOUR GRADE IS BASED ON:

  1. Homework: drawings, reading and on-line exercises.
  2. Weekly quizzes consisting of schematic drawing, problem solving, multiple choice, fill-in-the blank questions, true/false answers, oral answers to oral questions.
  3. Midterm exam consisting of schematic drawing, problem solving, multiple choice, fill-in-the blank questions, true/false answers, oral answers to oral questions.
  4. Final exam consisting of converting a written electrical objective into a wiring schematic diagram, problem solving, multiple choice, fill-in-the blank questions, true/false answers, oral answers to oral questions with a hands-on wiring demonstration in the laboratory.
  5. Work ethic grade will be evaluated on: class participation; attendance; on-time arrival to class; promptness of project completion; neatness and pride of workmanship of all assignments; end of class clean-up responsibilities; tool room responsibilities; classroom attitude; willingness to help other students requesting extra help and modeling safety in rules and procedures.