Jan 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 5402 - Building Mechanical System Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course covers fundamentals of building mechanical systems including HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection applications.  Topics include psychrometric relationships; basic heating load and cooling load calculations; fundamentals of Air-Water, All-Air, All-Water systems; constant air volume and variable air volume systems; ASHRAE Standards; water supply system sizing; plumbing fixtures and components; sanitary drainage systems, sewage treatment and disposal; and storm drainage systems; fire science; fire safety design; fire detection and fire alarm systems; fire suppression systems; automatic sprinkler systems and smoke control principles; and applicable codes and standards for plumbing and fire protection systems. (prereq: AE 3622  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • TBD

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Building mechanical systems

Course Topics
  • TBD

Richard A. DeVries

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