Refrigeration Cycle, Refrigerants and Components

Training Course

The Refrigeration Cycle, Refrigerants and Components course is intended to provide a review or refresher of the refrigeration cycle, refrigerants, and components. This is a great companion for training and/or reviewing the base knowledge needed to be successful on the EPA Section 608 examination.

Structure of the Course

  • Text: read the materials.

  • Video lectures: to help you hear and understand the concepts and content being presented.

  • Review questions: to test your knowledge and comprehension of what you've learned!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Section 1: The Refrigeration Cycle

    • Before You Begin

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Temperature

    • Temperature Video

    • ​Measuring Temperature

    • Measuring Temperature Video

    • ​Ambient Temperature

    • ​Dew Point Temperature

    • Dew Point Temperature Video

    • ​Temperature Conversion

    • Temperature Conversion Video

    • ​Dry-Bulb and Wet-Bulb Temperatures

    • Dry and Wet Bulb Temperature Video

    • ​Pressure

    • Pressure Video

    • Boyle’s Law

    • Boyle's Law Video

    • Charles’ Law

    • Charles' Law Video

    • ​Dalton’s Law

    • Dalton's Law Video

    • ​Atmospheric Pressure

    • Atmospheric Pressure Video

    • ​Gauge Pressure

    • Gauge Pressure Video

    • ​Absolute Pressure

    • ​Vacuum

    • Vacuum Video

    • ​Pressure Conversion

    • Pressure Conversion Video

    • ​​Temperature/Pressure Relationship

    • Temperature/Pressure Relationship Video

    • Heat

    • Heat Video

    • ​Specific Heat

    • Specific Heat Video

    • ​States of Matter

    • States of Matter Video

    • ​Change of State

    • Change of State Video

    • ​Superheat and Subcooling

    • Superheat and Subcooling Video

    • ​Thermodynamics

    • First Law of Thermodynamics Video

    • Second Law of Thermodynamics Video

    • ​Heat Transfer

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    • Heat Transfer Video

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    • The Refrigeration Cycle

    • The Refrigeration Cycle Video

    • ​Calculating Superheat and Subcooling

    • Calculating Superheat and Subcooling Video

    • Try it out!

    • Section 1 P/T Chart

    • Section 1 Review Questions

  • 2

    Section 2: Refrigerants and Oils

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Refrigerants

    • Refrigerants Video

    • Refrigerant Properties and Characteristics

    • Refrigerant Properties and Characteristics Video

    • Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

    • Chlorofluorocarbons Video

    • Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)

    • Hydrochlorofluorocarbons Video

    • Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

    • Hydrofluorocarbons Video

    • Hydrofluoroolefins (HFOs)

    • Hydrofluoroolefins Video

    • Hydrocarbons (HCs)

    • Hydrocarbons Video

    • Refrigerant Blends

    • Refrigerant Blends Video

    • Temperature Applications

    • Temperature Applications Video

    • Refrigerant Safety

    • Refrigerant Safety Video

    • Refrigerant Oils

    • Refrigerant Oils Video

    • Mineral Oil

    • Mineral Oil Video

    • Alkylbenzene Oil (AB)

    • Alkylbenzene Oil Video

    • Polyol Ester Oil (POE)

    • Polyol Ester Oil Video

    • Polyvinyl Ether (PVE)

    • Polyvinyl Ether Oil Video

    • Polyalkylene Glycol (PAG)

    • Polyalkylene Glycol Oil Video

    • Working with Refrigerant Oil

    • Working with Refrigerant Oil Video

    • System Retrofitting

    • System Retrofitting Video

    • Retrofit Procedures

    • Retrofit Procedures Video

    • Compressor Oil Change

    • Compressor OIl Change Video

    • Section 2 Review Questions

  • 3

    Section 3: Refrigeration Circuit Components

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Refrigeration Circuit Components

    • Refrigeration Circuit Components Video

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Liquid Line Filter-Driers

    • Liquid Line Filter-Driers Video

    • Evaporator

    • Evaporator Video

    • Evaporator Design

    • Evaporator Design Video

    • Evaporator Installation

    • Evaporator Installation Video

    • Condenser

    • Condenser Video

    • Condenser Design

    • Condenser Design Video

    • Condenser Installation

    • Condenser Installation Video

    • Compressor

    • Compressor Video

    • Compressor Designs

    • Compressor Design Video

    • Reciprocating Compressor

    • Reciprocating Compressor Video

    • Scroll Compressor

    • Scroll Compressor Video

    • Compression Ratio

    • Compression Ratio Video

    • Testing a Compressor

    • Testing a Compressor Video

    • Metering Device

    • Metering Device Video

    • Fixed Orifice Metering Devices

    • Fixed Orifice Metering Devices Video

    • Adjustable Metering Devices

    • Adjustable Metering Devices Video

    • Thermostatic Expansion Valve (TEV)

    • Thermostatic Expansion Valve (TEV)

    • Sensing Bulb Placement

    • Sensing Bulb Placement Video

    • Section 3 Review Questions

Pricing

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