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HVAC Designing and Drafting

The Course enables the entry level and working engineers to understand the basics, different systems used in Air Conditioning for Domestic and commercial purposes. HVAC Required in Commercial Buildings, Airports, Shopping malls, Petrochemical complex, refineries, pharmaceutical industry, Aerospace industry, Hospitals etc.



Chapter 1: Basics of HVAC
  • What is HVAC
  • What is Heat?
  • Forms of Heat
  • Modes of Heat Transfer
  • Factors to be controlled for HVAC system
  • What is TR?
  • Associations, codes and Standards in HVAC Industry
Chapter 2: Psychometrics
  • What is Air?
  • What is Psychrometry?
  • Properties of Psychrometry
  • Study of Psychrometry Chart
  • Air Conditioning Processes
Chapter 3: Basic Refrigeration Cycle
  • Components of Basic Refrigeration Cycle
  • Working of Basic Refrigeration Cycle
  • Auxiliary components of Refrigeration Cycle
  • Experiencing refrigeration Cycle in Split AC, Window AC and Refrigerator
  • What is Refrigerant?
  • What are Brines?
  • Properties of Ideal Refrigerants
  • Commonly Used Refrigerants and Brines
Chapter 4: Classification of Components of Refrigeration Cycle
  • Classification of Compressors
  • Classification of Condensers
  • Classification of Expansion Devices
  • Classification of Evaporators
Chapter 5: Classification of Air Conditioning System
  • Classification based on Type of Refrigeration System
  • Classification on Duct ability of the System
  • Working and Installation of Various Air Conditioning Systems
  • Parameters for Selection of Machine
  • Design and Working of Centralized Air Conditioning Systems
  • Parameters to be considered for Central AC
Chapter 1: Load Calculations
  • Why Heat Load Calculations Required
  • Categorizing Heat loads based on their process of transfer and Heat Form
  • Parameters for Cooling and Dehumidification Loads
  • Considering U value for Materials
  • Considering Equivalent Temperature Differences for Materials
  • Difference between Radiant Energy and Transmission Heat
  • Concept of Infiltration, Exfiltration and outside Air
  • Calculating Grand Total Heat
  • Calculating Ton of Refrigeration
  • Calculating Dehumidified CFM
  • Finding Heat Load Calculation Using E20 Form
  • Basic HAP Explanation
  • Applying Heat loads to a project
  • What are thumb rules for Load Calculation?
  • Can we really use thumb rules in projects?
Chapter 2: Designing of Duct Network
  • Space Notation
  • Types of Ducts
  • Shapes of Ducts
  • Material used for Ducts
  • Insulation Materials for Ducts
  • Air Terminals Classification and Selection
  • Locating Air Terminals
  • How to Draw Single Line Diagram (SLD)
  • Factors need to consider while Drawing SLD
  • Methods for Duct Sizing
  • Duct sizing using Manual Ductulator
  • Duct Sizing using Software
  • Converting SLD to DLD (Double Line Diagram)
  • Ducting drawing Methods for DLD
  • Duct Fittings
  • Drawing DLD using fittings
  • Discussion on Ducts Joining techniques
  • Classification of Dampers
  • Locating Dampers
  • Ducting Supports
Chapter 3: Static Pressure Calculation
  • What is Statics Pressure
  • Need of Calculating Static Pressure
  • Calculating Fan Capacity
  • Types of Fans
  • Fan Selection Parameters
Chapter 4: Designing of VRV/VRF System
  • What is VRV / VRF System
  • Advantages of VRF over conventional Air Conditioning Systems
  • Components of VRF System
  • Difference between Heat Pump and Heat Recovery System
  • Selection of Indoor Unit
  • Selection of Outdoor Unit
  • Difference between 2 pipe and 3 Pipe System
  • Applying VRF system for project
Chapter 7: Project Documents
  • How to prepare Base of Design
  • Preparing Building Information Sheet
  • Making Ducting Bill of Quantity
  • Preparing Scope of Work.
Chapter 1: Basics of Hydronic System
  • What is Hydronic System
  • What is open System and closed system
  • Materials used for Piping
  • Insulation Materials
  • Pipe Fittings
Chapter 2: Designing of Hydronic System
  • Pipe routing
  • Pipe Sizing
  • Calculating GPM from TR
  • Pipe fittings
  • Symbols used for Drafting
  • Pipe Supports
  • Head Loss Calculations
  • Pump Capacity Calculations
Chapter 3: Project Documents
  • 1Preparing piping Scope of Work
  • Preparing Piping BOQ
Chapter 1: Introduction to Ventilation
  • Definition of Ventilation
  • Types of Ventilation
  • Designing Toilet Ventilation System
  • Fan Capacity calculation for Ventilation
  • Ducted and Non-Ducted Car Parking Ventilation
  • Fresh Air Quantity Calculation
  • Fresh Air Fan Selection
Chapter 2: Kitchen Ventilation
  • Types of Kitchen Ventilation System
  • Types of Hoods
  • Calculation of Exhaust Air and Fresh Air
Chapter 3: Staircase Pressurization
  • Concept of Stair Case Pressurization
  • Calculation of Stair Case Pressurization
  • Preparing Ducting BOQ
  • Preparing Piping BOQ
  • Preparing Master BOQ or Estimation Quotation for the project
  • Preparing Material Procurement List
  • Preparation of Testing and Commissioning Reports

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