College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
PHPF

PHPF 110 PLUMBING CODES

This is an introductory course in the National Standard Plumbing Code and New York State Code with emphasis on regulations, joints, traps, fixtures, water supply, vents, sanitary drainage, and materials.

Prerequisite: None

(2: 2, 0) Fall

PHPF 120 PLUMBING THEORY

This course prepares beginning students in the plumbing trade to develop and apply the technical knowledge necessary to attain job-entry skills. It provides a basic knowledge of plumbing materials, tools, and equipment together with the basic math required to enter the plumbing trade.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

PHPF 130 PLUMBING/DRAINAGE LABORATORY

Students are taught methods of measuring, cutting, and joining steel pipe, copper tubing, and plastic and cast iron soil pipe, as well as the knowledge and classification of fittings with emphasis on workmanship, good piping practice, and safety. The course includes basic principles of sheet metal fabrication and layout techniques. Students are also exposed to major construction field projects outside the laboratory.

Prerequisite: None

(5: 0, 15) Fall

PHPF 140 PLUMBING BLUEPRINT DRAFTING

This course introduces basic drafting techniques including drawing skills, multiview drawings, piping isometrics, plumbing floor plans, double line drawings, and riser diagrams.

Prerequisite: None

(2: 1, 2) Fall

PHPF 150 HEATING THEORY

Students learn how to install residential hydronic and steam heating systems and indirect and direct domestic water heaters. Students also learn to design hot air systems and receive information on energy-saving techniques and equipment.

Prerequisites: PHPF 110, PHPF 120, PHPF 130, and PHPF 140

(3: 3, 0) Spring

PHPF 160 HEATING LABORATORY

This course encompasses the design and installation of hot air heating systems; design and installation of one-pipe series, loop, monoflow, and two-pipe hot water systems; and one-pipe steam systems for residential and light commercial buildings. Students participate in off-campus heating projects when available.

Prerequisites: PHPF 110, PHPF 120, PHPF 130, and PHPF 140

(3: 0, 9) Spring

PHPF 170 SYSTEM CONTROLLERS

This course consists of AC theory, multi-zone heating systems, light commercial controls, safety precautions, and the use of Honeywell and White Rogers training procedures.

Prerequisites: PHPF 110, PHPF 120, PHPF 130, and PHPF 140

(2: 2, 0) Spring

PHPF 180 SYSTEM CONTROLLERS LABORATORY

Students learn correct and safe methods for wiring oil and gas boilers and hot air heating systems. Troubleshooting electrical heating system controls is also covered.

Prerequisites: PHPF 110, PHPF 120, PHPF 130, and PHPF 140

(2: 0, 6) Spring

PHPF 190 BUILDING ENERGY REQUIREMENTS

This course introduces students to energy and residential heat loss calculations as well as building energy requirements.

Prerequisite: None

(1: 1, 0) Spring

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