DE6314 – Commercial and Light Industrial RAC Systems

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Module code
DE6314
Module title
Commercial and Light Industrial RAC Systems
Prescription
To demonstrate and apply knowledge of design, select components for, and prepare design documents for commercial and light industrial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 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 commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
2.Investigate and design commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
3.Select components for commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
4.Prepare design documents for commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
Content
Commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning system types, layout, operation, performance
Calculation or specification of system parameters, including load estimation, heat transfer, refrigerant circulation, pressures, temperatures and phase changes, type of refrigerant, compressor protection, oil management, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, insulation, energy use, corrosion control, health and safety.
Components; operating principles, construction, and capacity, and selection, including refrigerants, compressors, condensers, evaporators, receivers, oil separators, suction accumulators, pipes and associated fittings, insulation, pressure control valves, capacity control devices, defrosting devices, protective devices, temperature controlled enclosures such as cool-rooms and freezer rooms, proprietary components for split air conditioning units and VRF systems
Designing documents, sketch plans, schematic drawings, components specifications, prediction of energy use, key parameters.
Assessment Criteria
Assignment10
Laboratory (Practical)10
Project80