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Air Conditioning Systems 1 MSYS 3020

Mechanical Systems Course

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$586.25

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of MSYS 3020 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85464

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85464
  • $586.25
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Joseph Cheung

Course outline

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Cost

$586.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. 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

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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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