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RSES HVAC/R Training Class

This course utilizes the RSES Technical Institute Training manuals. The three manuals cover Refrigeration/Air Conditioning, electricity, heating and controls. There are three semesters and a test after each semester. RSES membership is required. The each semester is $500 and is held at our Learning Center. 5668 Westbourne Ave Columbus, Ohio 43213 Which is located just North of Mount Carmel East.

Course starts Sept 5th and ends May 29th.

Classes are 3 hours, 6 to 9 P.M. April the classes go to 3.5 hr a night.

Classes are on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Richard Wirtz, CMS, RCT will be the instructor.

This course is also used to study for the Certificate Member exam.

RSES Technical Institute Training Manual 1

Lesson 1 Introduction to Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Lesson 2 Basic Physics

Lesson 3 Major Component Functions

Lesson 4 Gas Laws (Part 1)

Lesson 5 Gas Laws (Part 2)

Lesson 6 Pressure/Temperature Relationship (Part 1)

Lesson 7 Pressure/Temperature Relationship (Part 2)

Lesson 8 The Compression Refrigeration Cycle (Part 1)

Lesson 9 The Compression Refrigeration Cycle (Part 2)

Lesson 10 The Compression Refrigeration Cycle (Part 3)

Lesson 11 Refrigerant Tables

Lesson 12 Refrigerant Properties and Characteristics

Lesson 13 Refrigerant Designations

Lesson 14 Safe Practices and Public Relations

Lesson 15 Compressors

Lesson 16 Open-Type Compressors

Lesson 17 Hermetic and Semi-Hermetic Compressors

Lesson 18 Air-Cooled Condensers

Lesson 19 Water-Cooled Condensers

Lesson 20 Refrigeration Evaporators

Lesson 21 Capillary Tubes

Lesson 22 Thermostatic Expansion Valves (Part 1)

Lesson 23 Thermostatic Expansion Valves (Part 2)

Lesson 24 Oil in Refrigeration Systems

Lesson 25 Recover, Recycle, Reclaim

Lesson 26 Safe Handling of Refrigerants and Cylinders

Lesson 27 Fundamental Concepts of Electricity

Lesson 28 Fundamental Concepts of Magnetism

Lesson 29 Voltage = EMF = Potential Difference

Lesson 30 Resistors and Resistance

Lesson 31 Conductors

Lesson 32 Power Supplies

Lesson 33 Circuit Protection Devices

Lesson 34 Electricity for the Service Technician (Part 1)

Lesson 35 Electricity for the Service Technician (Part 2)

Lesson 36 Electricity for the Service Technician (Part 3)

Glossary of Terms

RSES Technical Institute Training Manual 2

Lesson 1 Trade Tools

Lesson 2 Refrigeration System Accessories

Lesson 3 Desiccants and Driers

Lesson 4 Defrosting Methods

Lesson 5 Refrigeration System Controls

Lesson 6 Refrigeration System Piping (Part 1)

Lesson 7 Refrigeration System Piping (Part 2)

Lesson 8 Retrofits and Disposal Requirements

Lesson 9 Compressor Replacement and System Evacuation

Lesson 10 Motors

Lesson 11 The Electric Motor in Refrigeration

Lesson 12 Capacitors

Lesson 13 Motor Capacitors and Protectors (Part 1)

Lesson 14 Motor Capacitors and Protectors (Part 2)

Lesson 15 Low-Voltage Thermostats

Lesson 16 Relays, Contactors and Starters

Lesson 17 Test Equipment (Part 1)

Lesson 18 Test Equipment (Part 2)

Lesson 19 Troubleshooting (Part 1)

Lesson 20 Troubleshooting (Part 2)

Lesson 21 Troubleshooting (Part 3)

Lesson 22 Using Pressure and Enthalpy Diagrams (Part 1)

Lesson 23 Using Pressure and Enthalpy Diagrams (Part 2)

Lesson 24 Moisture in Air

Lesson 25 Calculating Cooling Loads

Lesson 26 Psychometrics

Lesson 27 Heat Transfer (Part 1)

Lesson 28 Heat Transfer (Part 2)

Lesson 29 Estimating Heat Loads (Part 1)

Lesson 30 Estimating Heat Loads (Part 2)

Lesson 31 Room Air Conditioners

Lesson 32 Types of Air Conditioning Systems

Lesson 33 Residential Air Conditioning

Lesson 34 Humidification (Part 1)

Lesson 35 Humidification (Part 2)

Lesson 36 Review of Safety Codes

Glossary of Terms

RSES Technical Institute Training Manual 3

Lesson 1 Basic Heat Pump Theory (Part 1)

Lesson 2 Basic Heat Pump Theory (Part 2)

Lesson 3 Water-Source Heat Pumps

Lesson 4 Computer Room Environmental Control

Lesson 5 Economizer Systems (Part 1)

Lesson 6 Economizer Systems (Part 2)

Lesson 7 Fans and Blowers (Part 1)

Lesson 8 Fans and Blowers (Part 2)

Lesson 9 Air Filters and Electrostatic Cleaning

Lesson 10 Air Distribution (Part 1)

Lesson 11 Air Distribution (Part 2)

Lesson 12 Air Distribution (Part 3)

Lesson 13 Evaporative Condensers and Cooling Towers

Lesson 14 Water Treatment (Part 1)

Lesson 15 Water Treatment (Part 2)

Lesson 16 Closed-Circuit Water Coolers

Lesson 17 Air-Cooled Condensing Unit Room Requirements

Lesson 18 Heat Transfer Coils

Lesson 19 Multiple Rack Systems

Lesson 20 Hydronics (Part 1)

Lesson 21 Hydronics (Part 2)

Lesson 22 Hydronics (Part 3)

Lesson 23 Troubleshooting (Part 1)

Lesson 24 Troubleshooting (Part 2)

Lesson 25 Controls Components and Variables

Lesson 26 Types of Control Systems

Lesson 27 Specifications

Lesson 28 Sensors

Lesson 29 Basic Control Theory

Lesson 30 Air Supply Equipment (Part 1)

Lesson 31 Air Supply Equipment (Part 2)

Lesson 32 Thermostats and Controllers (Part 1)

Lesson 33 Thermostats and Controllers (Part 2)

Lesson 34 Pneumatic Relays

Lesson 35 Typical Control Applications

Lesson 36 Control System Maintenance

Glossary of Terms

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