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HVA 1310     Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Design I     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: TER 1310

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: APM 8110 or MAT 1050 or equivalent; APP 2170 HVA 1114 and HVA 1610; or consent of instructor.

The student will develop the skills and abilities to use the concepts of human comfort and air conditioning system performance in the analysis of psychrometric properties, as well as to apply American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers guide data to performing a comprehensive heat loss and gain analysis on residential and light commercial buildings. Additional emphasis will be given to computerized load and duct calculations. Lab experiments will be structured to reinforce the principles of equipment performance and servicing requirements. Students planning to transfer into an Engineering Technology program should take PHY 1610 instead of APP 2170. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4.5