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DE6304 – Piped Services Systems

Module code
Module title
Piped Services Systems
To demonstrate and apply knowledge to select components for, and prepare design documents for piped services systems.
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of piped services systems.
2. Investigate and design piped services systems.
3. Select components for piped services systems.
4. Prepare design documents for piped services systems.
- Piped services systems, system types, layout, components, methods of production, storage, distribution, and system parameters.
- Calculation of system parameters - heat transfer; pressures; temperatures; control of capacity, corrosion; energy use, quality of supplied services; health and safety, load, flow rate, pressure drop, and control authority, provision for expansion and contraction, energy use.
- Components, operating principles, construction, and capacity.
- Boilers, burners, flues, tanks, traps, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, vacuum pumps, cylinders, pipes and associated fittings, insulation, pressure controls, temperature controls, safety devices.
- Source, data - building data; thermo-physical data for steam, air, gases, water; performance data for system components; units of measurement; regulations; standards; codes of practice
- Selecting of components.
- Preparation of design documents, including sketch plans, schematic drawings, specifications, operating description, prediction of energy use, and indicates key parameters.
Assessment Criteria
Assignment 10%
Laboratory (Practical) 10%
Project 80%

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