Course Outlines

Truck A/C — HDTT 1223

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    The student will gain an understanding of the Caterpillar electrical systems, Caterpillar ET, Caterpillar Fuel systems, Caterpillar Tier 3 engines, and basic hydraulic fundamentals.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 12/8/10 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. charge A/C systems
    2. check A/C unit compressor oil
    3. check A/C unit system operation
    4. define A/C/, refrigeration terms
    5. describe A/C basic operation
    6. describe A/C component operation
    7. describe A/C controls operation
    8. describe A/C unit preventive maintenance
    9. describe A/C unit troubleshooting
    10. describe cab A/C operation
    11. describe cab A/C pre-start inspection
    12. describe cab A/C unit operation
    13. describe high/low side systems
    14. describe refrigerant recovery methods
    15. describe refrigerant recovery system
    16. describe test gauges and equipment operation
    17. describe theory of heat
    18. disassemble A/C unit components
    19. disassemble A/C unit compressors
    20. identify A/C refrigeration components
    21. identify A/C unit elec. components
    22. identify laws pertaining to refrigerant use
    23. identify safety procedures
    24. identify test gauges and equipment
    25. prepare for A.S.E. certification test
    26. reassemble A/C compressors + components
    27. test A/C unit elec. systems
    28. test O.E.M. cab A/C systems
    29. test after market add-on-cab A/C system
    30. use service/maintenance manuals
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted