Course detail

Heating of Buildings

FAST-T20Acad. year: 2020/2021

Thermal-moisture indoor climate and conditions for thermal comfort. Heat transportation theory. Thermal-moisture properties of building constructions. Calculation of heat losses. Heating systems and their parts. Divisions and principals of technical solution of heating systems. Heating of individual rooms, selection and design of heating surfaces. Basic kinds of fuels and energy, energy sources for fossil fuels. Principles of design gas boiler rooms, their disposition and ventilation. Introduction to chimney technique. Centralized distribution of heat and application for heating of buildings. Central preparation of hot domestic water. Safety devices for heating systems. Hydraulics and sizing of central heating systems, regulation fittings and circulation pumps. Direct electric heating and accumulation heating. Automation of operation and the application of measuring and regulation systems in heating of buildings. Air heating.

Department

Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Thermal Protection of Buildings, Hydraulics.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ASHRAE Handbooks - HVAC.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Thermal-moisture indoor climate and conditions for thermal comfort. Heat transportation theory.
2. Thermal-moisture properties of building constructions. Calculation of heat losses.
3. Heating systems and their parts. Divisions and principals of technical solution of heating systems.
4. Heating of individual rooms, selection and design of heating surfaces.
5. Basic kinds of fuels and energy, energy sources for fossil fuels.
6. Principles of design gas boiler rooms, their disposition and ventilation.
7. Introduction to chimney technique.
8. Centralized distribution of heat and application for heating of buildings.
9. Central preparation of hot domestic water.
10. Safety devices for heating systems.
11. Hydraulics and sizing of central heating systems, regulation fittings and circulation pumps.
12. Direct electric heating and accumulation heating.
13. Automation of operation and the application of measuring and regulation systems in heating of buildings.
14. Air heating.

Aims

Basics of heating. Building thermo microclimate creation. Heat transfer by heating systems.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer