DE6303 – Water-based Heat Transfer Systems

Module code
Module title
Water-based Heat Transfer Systems
To demonstrate and apply knowledge of design, select components for, and prepare design documents for water-based systems
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate knowledge of water-based systems of at least three different systems covering heating, chilled water and condenser water
2.Investigate and select components for water-based systems for three different systems covering heating, chilled water, and condenser water
3.Design at least three water-based systems covering heating, chilled water, and condenser water
4.Prepare design documents for water-based systems for two different types of systems.
5.Demonstrate competency with health and safety and other relevant legislative requirements
Health and Safety and Employment Act requirements.
Operating principles of water based systems components with reference to operation, construction, and capacity, i.e. air cooled chillers, water cooled chillers, boilers, fan-coil units, hydronic units, radiators, convectors, unit heaters, cooling towers, evaporative condensers, pumps, pipes and associated fittings, control valves, balancing devices, feed and expansion tanks, hydro-pneumatic tanks and systems.
Determine system parameters, water circulation, heat transfer, pressures, temperatures, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, insulation, energy use, corrosion control, health and safety.
Designing solutions in accordance with industry practice using parameters and source data
Methods of relevant source data, including building data, physical data for air and water, performance data for system components, units of measurement, Acts of parliament regulations, standards, codes of practice.
Function, durability, noise level, reliability, efficiency, ability to fit within available space, ability to be maintained.
Sketch plans, schematic drawings, components specifications
Assessment Criteria
Laboratory (Practical)10