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Engineering - Course - Refrigeration And Air Conditioning

  • Course Code: MCHE422
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Mechanical Engineering Core Courses (MECC)

Course Description

Refrigeration introduction and fundamentals, Basic refrigeration cycles (vapor compression cycle, vapor absorption cycle, vapor adsorption cycle, steam-jet refrigeration, air refrigeration cycle, and heat pump), different types of central/unitary air conditioning systems (DX-unit, chillers, and VRV systems). Different types of central heating plants (selection and design). Psychometric air properties, air-conditioning processes, air conditioning cycles analysis. Fundamentals of HVAC system design, cooling/heating load estimation, analysis of applied psychometrics charts, schematic design of HVAC system, equipment selection, air duct design. Fan types. Fan affinity laws. Noise criteria and analysis. Computer software. Pre-req.: MCHE 421.