IND405 HVAC Systems

This course covers design aspects of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, hydronic systems for commercial and residential applications. Design and selection of heating and cooling system components, boilers, air handling units, refrigeration systems, hydronic system components, terminal equipment, fans, pumps, compressed air properties and indoor air quality are also covered. Students are required to prepare term projects on heating and cooling load calculations for commercial and residential buildings. Prerequisite(s): MET 212, MET 230 and MET 314 Credits: 3 (3,0)

Topics covered:

  • Introduction: The Scope and Uses of Air Conditioning
  • Physical Principles  
  • Heating Load Calculations 
  • Boilers and Furnaces 
  • Hydronic Systems
  • Cooling Load Calculations  
  • Psychrometrics
  • Fluid Flow in Pipes and Ducts