ACR System Operations


Collaborative analysis, involving students with various technical backgrounds, of the basic characteristics and functions of applied commercial building and industrial facility AC/R systems. Designed to merge common skills and provide exposure to the specifics of identity, application, and operation of central liquid chillers, packaged DX systems, unitary equipment, and rooftop units. Theory and practical application cover the importance of AC/R systems for comfort and process, types of systems, how systems, work, identification of AC/R system components, the properties of air and water vapor, and the use of pyschometric charts for ACR process analysis. Emphasis on ASHRAE ventilation standards, IAQ basics and introductory control point strategies.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture