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4-Climate Control: HVAC-Concepts

Course Code :1316FTIHVA
Study domain:Construction
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student must enroll for 3-Thermodynamics (1016FTITHD)
Contact hours:32
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Jan Van de Paer
Ivan Verhaert

3. Course contents *

Design of central heating installations, this consists of:

  • thermal comfort
  • basic principles of building physics
  • heat production: fuels, burners, boilers and heat pump systems
  • thermal output systems: radiators, convectors and floor heating
  • expansion systems, degassing and dirt separation
  • heat distribution:control strategy and control technique: hydraulic configuration (P&ID) and component selection (specifications)
  • Cooling production and distribution systems.
  • Hx-diagram of air
  • Study of airhandling units.
  • Production and distribution of domistic hot water