UT Dallas 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

MECH4380 - HVAC Systems

MECH 4380 HVAC Systems (3 semester credit hours) Lecture course. This course is an introduction to the analysis and design of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The emphasis is on the application of fundamental heat transfer and fluid mechanics principles to the analysis of HVAC systems. Topics include: introduction to human comfort and health requirement, thermal dynamics of buildings, heating and cooling load calculations, and introduction to various active HVAC systems for residential and commercial buildings. Prerequisite: MECH 3320. (3-0) Y