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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems

Course Number: ENGR X465.39

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3 units

Surveys air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems including cost and energy efficiency, load requirements, system design elements and tradeoffs in performance when evaluating various systems. Additional time is devoted to examine new technology and best practices currently being utilized in systems. Topics include:

  • Principles of constant volume, variable air volume, VVT and multizone applications
  • Heat pumps, fan coil, electrohydronic systems, double duct and water-cooled units
  • Refrigeration theory and its relation to HVAC systems
  • Duct systems, including design, materials, construction, sizing, and sample systems
  • Air distribution, indoor air quality, diffusers, and grills
  • Fan principles, fan types, selection and fan laws
  • Sound and vibration in fan systems
  • Exhaust and ventilation systems – design considerations
  • Piping system design, materials, sizing, and centrifugal pumps
  • Auxiliary correspondents, dampers, air filters, humidifiers, and duct heaters

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Applicable Certificates

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