An introduction to air conditioning systems, covering fundamentals, selections and applications of air handling units, and air distribution systems. Design and sizing of air distribution systems including selection criteria for terminal units, equal friction method applied to ductwork, fan laws applied to fans, CAV and multiple zone systems based on VAV. A study of air psychrometrics is also included.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Differentiate among the main types of air conditioning systems.
Understand air psychrometrics and its psychrometric processes.
Identify zoning criteria.
Perform ductwork design using the commonly accepted method in the industry.
Understand the criteria in selecting fan(s) for a given air-distribution system.
Understand criteria in selecting and placing terminal units to deliver conditioned air to a
Delineate air-distribution system characteristics in fan selection.
Determine system operating condition, resistance, power requirements, and fan efficiency.
Effective as of Winter 2012
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