On successful completion of the course, the students
have a broad knowledge of the factors that affect indoor air quality
have a broad knowledge of the design of heat exchangers, pipes and ductwork, pumps and fans
have a broad knowledge of the design of heat pumps, refrigeration and air conditioning
are able to explain the main principles of heat pumps and refrigeration machinery
can explain the structure of heating and cooling systems
are able to demonstrate understanding of the factors that affect the efficiency of heating and refrigeration machinery
Introduction to the principlesof heating, refrigeration and air conditioning plants. Dimensioning of heat exchangers, piping and ductwork, pumps, compressors,fans, heat pumps and refrigeration machinery.
Lectures, exercises and laboratory work.
Students must successfully complete the compulsory assignment(s) in order to take the examination.
Assessment methods and criteria
4 hours individual written exam. Grading by letters.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.”
Admission Requirement if given as Single Standing Module
Higher Education Entrance Qualification including mathematics R1 and R2 and physics 1, or a pass in the preliminary course examination for engineers (which is also offered at University of Agder).