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HCR 717 - Blueprint Reading

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A study of blueprint reading related to the HVAC/R trade. Drafting symbols and terminology will be covered, along with the skills needed to make simple scaled drawings.
Competencies
  1. Use the following measurements
    1. Inch rules and fractional divisions
  2. After a review of basic drawing, the student will be expected to:
    1. To understand principles of orthographic projection
    2. To demonstrate the ability to visualize one or more views from a given view
    3. To develop necessary views by means of projection
  3. Identify and use Drafting Symbols
    1. Identify architectural symbols
    2. Identify plumbing and piping symbols
    3. Identify electrical symbols
    4. Identify sheet metal symbols
    5. Read and use construction blueprints
  4. Demonstrate the ability to read Commerical Blueprints that include
    1. Ventilation and exhaust systems
    2. Variable air volume systems
    3. Commerical AC systems
  5. Plan and develop a project for a Residential Single Family Home HVAC System
    1. Complete a simple scaled drawing of a residential single family home



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