HART1530 Heat Pumps

Course Description

In this course you will study fundamentals of heat pump as applied to both heating and a/c. Both air-to-air heat pump and ground source heat pumps and how each work.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • understand the operation of a heat pump in the cooling cycle
  • understand the operation of a heat pump in the heating cycle
  • understand the operation of a heat pump when it goes into a defrost cycle
  • charge a heat pump
  • understand the function of a ground source heat pump and how it takes heat and gives heat to the ground

Prerequisite

Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

2 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 1 lab, 0 other