DE6311 – Air Handling Systems

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Module code
DE6311
Module title
Air Handling Systems
Prescription
To demonstrate and apply knowledge of design, select components for, and prepare design documents for Air Handling systems.
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate knowledge of air handling systems.
2.Investigate and design air handling systems.
3.Select components for air handling systems.
4.Prepare design documents for air handling systems.
Content
Air handling systems types, layout, operation, performance,
Calculation of system parameters, air circulation, heat transfer, pressures, temperatures, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, insulation, energy use, corrosion control, air filtration, heating, cooling, de-humidification, and humidification, moisture flow rate, relative humidity, air distribution, condensate drainage, insulation, human comfort, noise control, product processing and storage, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, energy use, corrosion control, air quality, health and safety
Component operating principles, construction, and capacity, and selection
Fans, filters, air handling units, dampers, economisers, silencers, ductwork, variable air volume (VAV) boxes, grilles and diffusers, packaged air conditioning units, evaporators, heat recovery units, 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
Designing documents, sketch plans, schematic drawings, components specifications, prediction of energy use, key parameters.
Assessment Criteria
Assignment10
Laboratory (Practical)10
Project80