Course detail

Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps

FSI-0KTAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course deals with the construction of the modern refrigeration systems and heat pumps. It discusses the particular design of the individual components, their location in real devices and their influence on system behavior. It also addresses legislation, operation and maintenance of refrigeration systems and heat pumps, including safe handling of refrigerants.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills associated with the operation and maintenance of refrigeration systems and heat pumps. The course provides students with a good background for passing the certification exam according to Commission Regulation (EC) 303/2008.

Prerequisites

Physics, basics of electrical engineering, works with PC

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KOLEKTIV AUTORŮ. Chladicí a klimatizační technika. Praha: Svaz chladicí a klimatizační techniky, 2012, 181 s. (CS)
KOLEKTIV AUTORŮ. Chladicí a klimatizační technika II. Praha: Svaz chladicí a klimatizační techniky, 2015, 167 s. (CS)
ŽERAVÍK, Antonín. Stavíme tepelné čerpadlo: [návratnost i za jeden rok]. 1. vyd. Přerov: Antonín Žeravík, 2003, 311 s. ISBN 80-239-0275-x. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through exercises which are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Participation in seminars and laboratory tests.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the course is to familiarize students with current trends in the design of refrigeration systems and heat pumps, the requirements for their operation and maintenance.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Participation in the exercises is voluntary. Individual elaboration of measurement reports is required to award the credits.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-EPP , 3. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-TEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-TEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-FLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-FLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-ENI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)
    branch M-ENI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, optional (voluntary)

Type of course unit

 

seminars

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Fundamental physics + Cooling systems overview+
2. Compressors I
3. Compressors II + Oils for refrigeration
4. Hands on Compressor
5. Heat exchangers
6. Hands on Heat exchangers
7. Other components of refrigerating systems
8. Heat pumps and Air condition
9. Hands on Heat Pump
10. Refrigerants
11. Legislation and environment protection
12. Hands on Refrigerants
13. Excursion