Semesters OfferedFall 2017
Students are expected to learn in depth the application of heat transfer processes and thermodynamic cycles to building thermal systems. This course is a technical design elective and pulls together the background knowledge in real life examples of design and evaluation.
- Environmental Regulations and Responses
- Moist Air Properties and Conditioning Processes
- Modeling of Thermal Systems Using EES
- Vapor Compression Cycle and Cycle Options
- Bin Temperature Method
- Properties of Working Fluids
- Development of Energy Saving Novel Concepts
- Cycle Design
- Heat Exchanger Design
- Test Facility Design for Performance Measurement of the Air-conditioning Systems
Additional Course Information
- Lecture notes will be available to students through ELMS site.
- F.C. McQuiston & J.D. Parker, Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning, 6th ed., John Wiley and Sons, 2005. ISBN 0-471-47015-5
- R. Radermacher & Y. Hwang, Vapor Compression Heat Pumps with Refrigerant Mixtures, Taylor & Francis, 2005. ISBN 0-8493-3489-6
- ASHRAE, AHSREA Handbook-Fundamentals 2005. ISBN 1-883413-45-1.
- One 160 minute lecture per week