E37 MEMS 5420 HVAC Analysis and Design I

Fundamentals of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning — moist air properties, the psychrometric chart, classic moist air processes, design procedures for heating and cooling systems. Design of HVAC systems for indoor environmental comfort, health, and energy efficiency. Heat transfer processes in buildings. Development and application of techniques for analysis of heating and cooling loads in buildings, including the use of commercial software. Course special topics can include LEED rating and certification, cleanrooms, aviation, aerospace, and naval applications, ventilation loads, animal control facilities, building automation control, and on-site campus tours of state-of-the-art building energy and environmental systems.

Credit 3 units. EN: TU


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