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CAT 1111 Mechanical Systems Print Reading

Reading drawings of commercial buildings, emphasizing plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and fire protection systems. One half classroom, one and one half lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Architectural Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: DEV 0035 and MAT 0600 or MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 


  • Interpret the plumbing and electrical plans in a complete architectural package.
  • Identify mechanical and electrical symbols and abbreviations.
  • Describe the coordination requirements for HVAC and architectural drawings.
  • Identify the basic components of heating and cooling systems.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 0.5
Lab Hours: 1.5