Academic Catalog

APPT 130: REVIEW & TURNOUT

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Summer 2021
Units: 3.5
Hours: 36 lecture, 18 laboratory per quarter (54 total per quarter)
Prerequisite: Per California Code of Regulations, this course is limited to students admitted to the Plumbing/Steamfitting & Pipefitting/Air Conditioning Refrigeration Technology Apprenticeship Program.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in APPR 130.
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • A student will be able to define Enthalpy.
  • A student will be able to demonstrate proper soldering and brazing technique for copper tube.
  • A student will be able to demonstrate ability to troubleshoot defective HVAC components.

Description

A comprehensive overview of the entire plumbing, steamfitting, and refrigeration courses of instruction and preparation for completion examinations. Presentation of the latest current code and safety information. Planning and performing hands-on piping projects. Perform hands-on troubleshooting projects for air conditioning systems.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Relate the current code and safety regulations to the Pipe Trades Industry.
B. Plan, organize and implement a piping project.
C. Perform hands-on troubleshooting projects for air conditioning systems.
D. Pass the final examinations to turn out as a journeyperson plumber, steamfitter or refrigeration/air conditioning mechanic.

Course Content

A. Relate the current code and safety regulations to the Pipe Trades Industry
1. Uniform Plumbing Code
2. OSHA safety regulations
B. Plan, organize and implement a piping project
1. Draw piping project
2. Material requisitions
3. Manipulative piping projects
4. Rigging review
C. Perform hands-on troubleshooting projects for air conditioning systems
1. Review refrigeration and air conditioning controls
2. Review pneumatic and electronic controls
3. Draw wiring diagrams
4. Troubleshooting electrical control circuits
D. Pass the final examinations to turn out as a journeyperson plumber, steamfitter or refrigeration/air conditioning mechanic
1. Plumbing final exams
2. Steamfitter final exams
3. Refrigeration and air conditioning final exams

Lab Content

Students will work individually and in teams on piping projects and control circuit troubleshooting projects.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Personal protective equipment.
B. Laboratory with piping equipment, tools and measuring instruments.

Method(s) of Evaluation

Results of written exercises and final examination
Satisfactory completion of hands-on projects
Maintenance of a student's workbook with questions drawn from text
Group and classroom participation

Method(s) of Instruction

Lecture
Lab Assignment
Group Discussion
Demonstration

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

The following is a comprehensive list of textbooks that may be used to support this course. The student will use only those books assigned to their particular trade/program.

International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Standard for Excellence. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2015.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. UA Pipe Fittings, Valves, Supports and Fasteners. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2015.
Ripka, L.V. Plumbing Design and Installation. 4th ed. with workbook. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2012.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Soldering and Brazing. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc, 2015.
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. 2016 California Plumbing Code California Code of Regulations Title 24, Part 5. Ontario, CA: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 2016.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Drainage Systems. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2016.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Gas Installations. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2016.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Related Science. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Related Math. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2016.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Water Supply. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2004.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Drawing Interpretation and Plan Reading. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2015.
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. Uniform Plumbing Code. Ontario, CA: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Inc., 2015.
CAL/OSHA Pocket Guide For The Construction Industry. 2015.
CAL/OSHA. State of California Construction & Electrical Safety Orders. Davenport, IA: MANCOMM, 2016.
Mancomm, Inc. 29 CFR - 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations & Standards. Davenport, IA: MANCOMM, 2017.
De Mark, Larry. Signal Person Training Course Version 4 with Student Guide. Stratford, NJ: Equipment & Training Solutions, LLC, 2012.
American Technical Publishers. Plumbing Service, Maintenance, and Repair. Orland Park, IL: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2017.
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. Uniform Plumbing Code Study Guide. Ontario, CA: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Inc., 2015.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. United Association Piping Handbook and Offset Formulas. Upper Marlboro, MD: United Association, 2000.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. United Association Pocket Reference Chart. Upper Marlboro, MD: United Association, 2008.
Smith, Lee. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters. 8th ed. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2013.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Oxy-Fuel Practices. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2016.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Welding Practices & Procedures for the Pipe Trades. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2016.
KORE-TECKX, Inc. The Pipe Fitters Field Book. Alberta, Canada: Kore-teckx, Inc., 2015.
Proctor, Thomas E., and Leonard P. Toenjes. PRINTREADING for Residential and Light Commercial Construction Part 2. 6th ed. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2016.
South Bay Piping Industry Labor/Management Trust. TGO-Toxic Gas Ordinance Data Book. 2017.
National Fire Protection Association. NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code. 2015 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2013 Level 1. Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2013.
Jeffus, Larry. Welding Principles and Applications. 7th ed. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning, 2012.
American Technical Publishers. Building Automation Control Devices and Applications. Orland Park, IA: American Technical Publishers, 2008.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. UA Foreman Training Manual. Washington, DC: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2008.
USC, Foundation of Cross Connection Control. Manual of Cross Connection Control. 10th ed. Los Angeles, CA: Foundation of Cross Connection Control, 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Rigging. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2014.
Frankland, Thomas W. Pipe Template Layout. New York, NY: Glencoe McGraw Hill, The Bruce Publishing Company, 2008.
Frankland, Thomas W. The Pipefitters and Pipe Welder's Handbook. New York, NY: Glencoe McGraw Hill, 2008.
Frankland, Thomas W. Pipe Trades Pocket Manual. New York, NY: Glencoe McGraw Hill, 2008.
Carrier Corporation. General Training Electricity (Fundamentals) GTE-II. Modules 1-3. Syracuse, NY: Carrier Corporation, 1993.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. United Association Pocket Reference Chart. Upper Marlboro, MD: United Association, 2008.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Steam Systems. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2015.
Spriax Sarco. Design of Fluid Systems, Hook-ups. Spirax Sarco, 2012.
Spriax Sarco. Design of Fluid Systems, Steam Utilization. Spirax Sarco, 2006.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Hydronic Heating and Cooling for United Association Journeyworkers & Apprentices. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2015.
Garby, Ronald G. ITP's Crane & Rigging Handbook. Alberta, Canada: IPT Publishing and Training LTD., 2015.
Mechanical Service Contractors Association. MSCA Customer Service Training Series. Rockville, MD: Mechanical Service Contractors of America, 2009.
Auvil, Ronnie J. HVAC and Mechanical Systems Training Manual. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2014.
Carrier Corporation. General Training Electricity (Fundamentals) GTE-II. Modules 1-9. Syracuse, NY: Carrier Corporation, 1993.
Carrier Corporation. General Training Air Conditioning (Fundamentals) GTAC-I. Modules 1-4. Syracuse, NY: Carrier Corporation, 1993.
The International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Basic Electricity. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2015.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Refrigeration Mechanical Equipment Service Manual. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Refrigerant Controls. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2015.
Smith, Russell E. Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning. 9th ed. Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning, 2015.
Smith, Russell E. Lab Manual: Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning. 9th ed. Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning, 2015.
Auvil, Ronnie J. HVAC and Refrigeration Systems Training Manual. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc. Pneumatic Controls. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, Inc., 2016.
Auvil, Ronnie J. HVAC Control Systems. 3rd ed. American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2013.
Auvil, Ronnie J. HVAC Control Systems: Work Book. 3rd ed. American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2013.
Riesberg, Marty, Terry Coleman, and Jim Simpson. Building Automation: Control Devices and Applications. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2008.
The International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Pumps. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2015.
Pearson. Commercial HVACR Equipment Lab Manual. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions, 2014.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Hydronic Heating and Cooling. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee, 2016.
Cleaver Brooks. Boiler Room Guide. Thomasville, GA: Cleaver Brooks, 2016.
Trane. Air Conditioning Clinic Centrifugal Water Chillers. Davidson, NC: Trane, 2012.
Trane. Air Conditioning Clinic Absorption Water Chillers. Davidson, NC: Trane, 2012.
Trane. Air Conditioning Clinic Chilled Water Systems. Davidson, NC: Trane, 2012.
Trane. Air Conditioning Clinic Helical Rotary Water Chillers. Davidson, NC: Trane, 2012.
Trane. Air Conditioning Clinic Ice Storage Systems. Davidson, NC: Trane, 2012.
Steingress, Frederick M., and Daryl R. Walker. Low Pressure Boilers. 4th ed. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2013.
Steingress, Frederick M., and Daryl R. Walker. Low Pressure Boilers Study Guide. 4th ed. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2013.
Steingress, Frederick M., Harold J. Frost, and Daryl R. Walker. High Pressure Boilers. 5th ed. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2012.
Steingress, Frederick M., Harold J. Frost, and Daryl R. Walker. High Pressure Boilers Study Guide. 5th ed. Orland Park, IL: American Technical Publishers, 2012.
National Fire Protection Association. NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. 2015 ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2014.
eHazard Management, LLC. Low Voltage Qualified Electrical Workplace Safety. Louisville, KY: eHazard Management, LLC., 2015.
International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. Start, Test & Balance. Upper Marlboro, MD: International Pipe Trades Training Committee Inc., 2014.
Trane. Psychometric Charts. Davidson, NC: Trane.
Trane. Ductulator I-P and SI Units. Davidson, NC: Trane.
ITT Bell & Gossett. System Syzer Calculator. Morton Grove, IL: ITT Bell & Gossett.

Note: Although one or more of these texts are older than the recommended 5 years they conform to national training standards and are considered seminal works in the discipline. We will adopt the next edition of each text, as it is published.

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Readings from assigned textbooks:
1. HVAC Control Systems: Chapter 13, study question exercises, electrical control systems
2. Steam Systems: Chapter 9, Unit 3 workbook lessons, steam piping
B. Writing assignments given in the laboratory
1. Make a schematic drawing of a basic refrigeration control system with components
2. Quizzes from Steam Systems workbook lessons

Discipline(s)

Plumbing