DE6312 – Building Management and Control Systems

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Module code
DE6312
Module title
Building Management and Control Systems
Prescription
To demonstrate and apply knowledge of design of Building Management and Control 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 HVAC control and building management systems
2.Investigate and design HVAC control and building management systems.
3.Select components for HVAC control and building management systems
4.Prepare design documents for HVAC control and building management systems.
Content
Types of HVAC control and BMS, principle of operation and design
Control logic; sensing of changes in temperature, pressure, velocity, current and relative humidity; development of a suitable response in accordance with pre-defined settings or program; instruction of controlled devices to respond; storage and dissemination of data, hardware devices used in water based, air handling, refrigeration and other HVAC systems and include operational, primary and safety ; input/output modules, power supply modules, controllers, display modules, network and energy usage meters.
Components. Selection of components; self-acting valves, sensors, flow switches, damper actuators, valve actuators, input/output modules, power supply modules, controllers, display modules, networks, relays, contactors, timers, variable speed drives, current transformers, safety devices.
Design a stand alone or network system using best industry practice
Designing documents, sketch plans, schematic drawings, components specifications, prediction of energy use, key parameters
Assessment Criteria
Assignment10
Laboratory (Practical)10
Project80