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HEATING VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

CODE 66078
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9268 YACHT DESIGN(LM-34) - LA SPEZIA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/10
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • LA SPEZIA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course deals with HVAC for small pleasure yachts and sails

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The unit provides students with concepts of HVAC operating principles and relevant systems, with particular concern to the systems installed on the pleasure crafts.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The students, practising with the calculation of the size of the components for a small climatization system, will develop the capability of looking critically at the projects for chiller and fan-coils systems, for small yachts.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The educational activities are organized into 48 hours of theoretical classes.

    Part of the course will deal with the preliminary design of a chiller & fan coils system for a small pleasure yacht or sail.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Principle of cooling, inverse cycles. Psychometry and main transformation of humid air.
    Thermal comfort: Ashrae 55 and ISO 7730. Heat and mass balance of building: evaluation of thermal loads.
    Main configurations of AC plants: Split systems, Water systems, Air systems.

    Part of the course will focus the plants commonly employed on yachts.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Course website

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The oral examination will be based on the discussion of the report about the preliminary design of a chiller & fan coils system for a small pleasure yacht or sail, which will be prepared by students.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The assessment of students' skill is based on their capability of explaining and sustaining the choices they made, about the preliminary design of the HVAC for a small pleasure yacht