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Bicol University COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Legazpi City

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COURSE SYLLABUS For ME 512 AIR CONDITIONING AND VENTILATION SYSTEMS First Semester, AY 2012-2013 I. II. COURSE TITLE: AIR CONDITIONING AND VENTILATION SYSTEMS COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course deals with Psychrometric properties of air; factors affecting human comfort; air distribution and basic duct design, drying, heating and ventilation; cooling load calculations; complete design of an air-conditioning system and its components. Pre-requisite: TIME DURATION: 54 hrs CREDIT UNITS: 3 PLACEMENT: Fifth Year , Mechanical Engineering Students COURSE OBJECTIVES: A. General Objective: After completing this course, the student must able to identify the components and functions of an air-conditioning system, calculate the air conditioning load in a given application, apply the principles of heat transfer and thermodynamic analysis to airconditioning systems, and finally design a simple air-conditioning system for a given applications. B. Specific Objectives: After completing this course, the student must: 1. Able to identify the components and functions of an air-conditioning system. 2. Able to calculate the air conditioning load in a given application. 3. Able to apply the principles of heat transfer and thermodynamic analysis to airconditioning systems. 4. Able to design a simple air-conditioning system for a given applications. COURSE CONTENT: Duration 1. BU and BUCENG VMGO & Quality Policy 1 2. Air-conditioning system and its psychrometric processes and application. 2.1 Introduction to Air Conditioning 2 2.2 Moist Air Properties 2 2.3 Psychrometric chart and air-conditioning processes 2 3. Cooling load calculations. 3.1 Solar Radiation 2 3.2 Cooling and Heating Loads 2 3.3 Symbols, Abbreviations, and Psychrometric Formulas 1 3.4 Load Estimating 16 4. Air distribution system, duct sizing and equipment specification. 6 5. Refrigeration Piping, Chilled and Cooling Water Piping System, Air Conditioning Equipment Design and Selection, and Air Washers. 11 6. Comfort condition 1 7. Ventilation.and Indoor Air-Quality. 1 8. Conventional and alternative air-conditioning systems. 3

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Midterm and Final Exam 4 METHODOLOGY/TEACHING STRATEGIES 1. Introduce topic to discuss. 2. Discuss the basic and application of the topic. 3. Give assignments. 4. Examination. ACTIVITIES : DESIGN PROJECTS/ RESEARCH WORK/EXAM COURSE REQUIREMENTS/RESEARCH WORK/ASSIGNED REPORT OR PROJECT: DESIGN PROJECTS/ RESEARCH WORK AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS: PROJECTOR AND POINTER / LAPTOP SYSTEM OF COMPUTING GRADES: a. Mid-term Grade Attendance 20 Homeworks/Quizzes 35 Mid-term Exam 45 ========== Mid-term Grade 100% b. Tentative Final Grade Attendance 20 Homeworks/Quizzes 25 Project/Research 25 Final Exam 30 ========== Tentative Final Grade 100% c. Final Grade : Final Grade = (1/3)(Mid-term Grade) + (2/3)(Tentative Final Grade) BIBLIOGRAPHY: 1. Carrier Air Conditioning System, Handbook of Air Conditioning System Design, McGraw-Hill. 2. McQuiston, F.C., J.P. Parker, J.P. Spitler, Heating, Ventilating, and Air th Conditioning Analysis and Design, 6 Edition, John Wiley, 2005. nd 3. Stoecker, W.F. and J.W. Jones, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 2 Ed., Mc Graw-Hill. 4. Sugarman, S.C., HVAC Fundamentals, The Fairmont Press, 2005. 5. Trott, A.R. & T. Welch, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, 3rd Ed., Butterworth Heinemann, 2000 6. Wang, Shah K., Handbook of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill, 2001.

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ENGR. AGERICO U. LLOVIDO Recommending Approval:

ENGR. GENE M. LLORANDO Department Chair APPROVED:

ENGR. EDGARDO O. AGUILAR Dean