2018 Course Schedule

REFRIGERATION

This three-week course is designed to provide marine engineers with a basic knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning systems used aboard ships. The course is divided equally into classroom lectures and labs. Topics to be covered in the classroom include basic refrigeration system operation principles, pressure-enthalpy diagrams, refrigeration instrumentation, refrigerants and the oils used with each, refrigeration system components, maintenance practices and systemic troubleshooting procedures. All of these topics will be utilized in the laboratory. Special emphasis is placed on the areas of computer based training and PC based Refrigeration System Simulators.

EPA Refrigeration Recovery Technician Certification for Type I and Type II or Universal is required for successful completion of this course. Those students not possessing this certification may take a supplemental course and test which will be available to students in the evening during this course.

 

Course Capacity: 10 students

Prerequisites: Basic computer knowledge

Special Requirements: EPA Refrigerant Recovery Technician Certification for Type I and Type II or Universal is required for successful completion of this course.

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