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Air Conditioning Systems 1 MSYS 3020

Mechanical Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

An introduction to air-conditioning systems, covering fundamentals, selection and applications of air handling units and air distribution systems of which the design and sizing include selecting terminal units, applying equal friction method to ductwork, applying fan laws to fans, and applying constant air volume (CAV) and variable air volume (VAV) principles to single-zone as well as multi-zone control. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$610.79

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of MSYS 3020 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 85464

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85464
  • Domestic fees $610.79
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Rageey Youssef

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$610.79

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please note: This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of MSYS 3020 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 60427

Duration

Wed May 01 - Wed Jul 17 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 60427
  • Domestic fees $610.79
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 01 - Jul 17 Wed 18:15 - 21:15 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$610.79

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact the Program Assistant at soepts@bcit.ca to confirm prerequisite prior to registration. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Design and select basic components of air-conditioning systems including fresh air intakes, filters, heating/cooling coils, supply air fans and air terminals.
  • Describe differences between packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) and custom-design built air handling systems.
  • Design ductwork based on equal-friction method used by the industry.
  • Describe the different types of fans used for air-conditioning.
  • Select fans with regard to system operating conditions, flow resistance, optimal efficiency and power requirements.
  • Describe multi-zone control terminal units used in air-conditioning installations.
  • Apply single-zone and multi-zone control air-conditioning systems for various applications.
  • Select and place terminal units for delivering air to conditioned spaces.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

Related Programs

Air Conditioning Systems 1 (MSYS 3020) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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