In this course, students learn the basic engineering calculations and design rules of air conditioning systems.
NOTE: The enrollment deadline for this course is 11:59 pm PT on Sunday before the quarter begins.
Describe an overview of HVAC design and operations essentials
Calculate the building cooling, heating, and ventilation loads
Choose a proper solution for meeting building demands
Design the layout of HVAC equipment and ductwork
Describe HVAC operation and control systems
Recognize advances in the HVAC industry and implement new technologies
About this course:
In this course, students learn the basic engineering calculations and design rules of air conditioning systems. Available tools and software to design the HVAC system for a commercial building are introduced and used. The design rules taught in this course adhere to California codes and regulations, and the goal is for students to learn the steps needed for designing a sample project.
High school math including algebra, geometry, and calculus. High school physics including thermal energy and units conversion.