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.
- 50% in MSYS 2020
Below is one offering of MSYS 3020 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.
Wed May 03 - Wed Jul 19 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 60427
Class meeting times
|May 03 - Jul 19||Wed||18:15 - 21:15||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer 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). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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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
Air Conditioning Systems 1 (MSYS 3020) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Mechanical Systems
Associate Certificate Part-time
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