Facilities Engineering Technology (FENG)

Classes

FENG 20 : Facility Safety and Accident Prevention

This is an introductory course on facility maintenance safety, including the effect it has on productivity and employee morale. The course includes application of a safety program into basic accident prevention. Students will learn and evaluate various federal (Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA), state, and local laws governing safety. Topics include hazardous chemicals, fall protection, electrical safety, and drugs in the workplace.

credits

1

Class Hours

1 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall

FENG 21 : Introduction to Building Maintenance

This course in general building and facilities maintenance covers carpentry skills in blueprint reading, measuring, framing, and exterior and roof finishes. This course also covers masonry skills in blueprint reading, brick size and texture, types of walls, foundations, anchors, concrete mixes, forms, stone, and plaster.

Other topics include troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and safety.

credits

3

Class Hours

1 lecture and 4 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CARP 20B.

Semester Offered

Fall

FENG 22 : Interior Finishing

This course provides an overview of interior finishes including general painting and wall coverings installation, as well as installation and finishing of drywall and suspended ceilings. Included are installation techniques and the selection of materials for various interior trim, including doors, windows, and baseboard.

credits

1

Class Hours

2 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CARP 20B.

Semester Offered

Fall

FENG 23 : Plumbing Basics and Repair

This course provides an overview of the plumbing systems and the materials, tools, and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of the fixtures and appliances found in a building. Included are safety precautions, tool selection, and an introduction to the codes that apply to a plumbing system.

credits

2

Class Hours

1 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in CARP 20B.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

FENG 30 : Basic Fundamentals of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

This class offers the basic principles and fundamentals of air conditioning and refrigeration. The course is designed to expose students to the methods of maintaining, diagnosing, and minor repairing of domestic and commercial air conditioning/ refrigeration systems.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 3 lab

Prerequisites

Qualified for ENG 106. Qualified for MATH 82X or concurrent enrollment in MATH 75X or higher. “C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in ETRO 18.

Semester Offered

Fall

FENG 40 : Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Diagnostic

This course builds on the skills acquired in the FENG 30, Basic Fundamentals of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, course. This develops practical skills for technicians, air conditioning and refrigeration helpers, and an introduction to mechanical engineering. This course covers the performance evaluation on working systems under various conditions along with developing refrigerant diagnostic skills. EPA Recovery Certification is required.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in FENG 30.

Semester Offered

Spring