Apr 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

AHR 235 Refrigeration Design

Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the principles of commercial refrigeration system operation and design. Topics include walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, system components, load calculations, equipment selection, defrost systems, refrigerant line sizing, and electric controls. Upon completion, students should be able to design, adjust, and perform routine service procedures on a commercial refrigeration system. Pre-requisite(s): AHR 110 .

Course is typically offered in Spring.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At completion of the course, the student should be able to do the following:

  1. Diagnose the mechanical problems on a refrigeration system.
  2. Diagnose the electrical problems on a refrigeration system.
  3. Design a load calculation of small refrigeration systems.
  4. Distinguish different products and their specific heat.
  5. Recognize the difference between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled refrigeration systems.