UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

BAE / ME 580 Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning

Class Description:

A course emphasizing the use of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer principles in the engineering systems aspects of thermal environmental design. Principles and applications of building energy requirements and thermal comfort criteria. Prereq: ME 321 Thermodynamics II, or BAE 427 Environmental Housing, or consent of instructor.

Course Goals: The goals of this class are to:

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course the students should:

- Have a working knowledge of basic HVAC terminology, systems and design processes.

- Be able to compute basic heating and cooling loads and component energy consumption using fundamental heat and mass balances on buildings and system components.

- Be familiar with industry standard methodologies for calculating building heating/cooling loads, and ventilation and building energy design requirements

- Be able to write a concise summary of a specific area of HVAC systems and present the findings to peers.

 

The following information is for the Spring 2004 class. 

See the SYLLABUS

See the SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

See the CLASS NOTES

See the Pictures of Spring 2000 Term Project (Eastern Elem)

See the Corrections to problems given in Howell, Sauer & Coad. 1998. Principles of HVAC, Reference Book

See the Errata to McQuiston, Parker and Spitler textbook

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