Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Mechanical Discipline

Refrigeration and HVAC Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Refrigeration and HVAC Processes portion of the afternoon, Mechanical Discipline examination:

A. Cycles
B. Heating and cooling loads (e.g., degree day data, sensible heat, latent heat)
C. Psychrometric charts
D. Coefficient of performance
E. Components (e.g., compressors, condensers, evaporators, expansion valve)

The Refrigeration and HVAC portion covers approximately 10% of the afternoon session test content.