MIE507H1: Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Fundamentals


Introduction to the fundamentals of HVAC system operation and the relationship between these systems, building occupants and the building envelope. Fundamentals of psychrometrics, heat transfer and refrigeration; determination of heating and cooling loads driven by occupant requirements and the building envelope; heating and cooling equipment types and HVAC system configurations; controls and maintenance issues that influence performance; evaluation of various HVAC systems with respect to energy and indoor environmental quality performance.

48.8 (Fall), 48.8 (Winter), 97.6 (Full Year)