HVACR Compressor Operation and Maintenance Badge Details

Objective

The HVACR Compressor Operation and Maintenance Certification recognizes the ability to describe the design, construction, and operation of scroll, hermetic, and semihermetic compressors. Students that earn this badge have obtained understanding of compression, mechanical, and electrical operation, along with trouleshooting, failure analysis, and prevention methods.

Competencies

  • Compression mechanical and electrical operation.
  • Correctly perform a compressor teardown, inspection and failure analysis.
  • Describe the design, construction and operation of scroll, hermetic, and semihermetic compressors.
  • Calculate compression ratio.
  • Recognize common causes of compressor failure and identify methods of prevention.

Skills

Compressor Fundamentals   Air Cooled Copelametic┬«   Compressors   Refrigerant Cooled Copelametic┬«   Compressors   Reciprocating Hermetic Compressors   Scroll Compressors   Capacity Modulation   Causes of Compressor Failures and   System Corrections   Troubleshooting