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49322 Airconditioning

6cp; 3hpw; availability: all courses
Requisite(s): (48651 Thermodynamics AND (120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10061 Bachelor of Engineering Diploma Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10066 Bachelor of Engineering Science OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10067 Bachelor of Engineering OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09067 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma Professional Engineering Practice OR 120 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09066 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)))
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.

Postgraduate

Description

Airconditioning systems are required by modern society and promoted by high technology to be functional, well-controlled, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, in maintaining human comfort and health as well as industrial productivity. The objectives of this subject are: to advance student understanding of refrigeration and airconditioning systems; to develop basic skills for carrying out the design and construction of airconditioning for buildings; and to enhance knowledge of energy conservation and management as applicable to airconditioning systems. Topics include principles of thermodynamics and heat transfer, airconditioning systems and components, design criteria and standards, psychometry and airconditioning processing, refrigeration, load estimation, computer software for load estimation, duct and pipe design, control system, noise and pollution.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus


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