Course detail

Management and Control of HVAC

FAST-NTA038Acad. year: 2020/2021

Learning outcomes of the course unit subject will be familiarized with basic technical principles of design of measurement and regulation systems for operation of residential and civil engineering buildings. It will provide a basic overview of the current systems of methods and principles of control systems. The course presents the basics of measurement of physical quantities and their subsequent use for regulation of ventilation, cooling and heating systems.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Knowledge on the subject of the wiring Knowledge of design of sanitary equipment, heating and ventilation Basic knowledge of energy concepts of buildings Knowledge of building physics


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Introduction, physical laws in electrotechnics and calculations
Low-voltage equipment and wiring
Basic measurement and control systems
Elements and components for control circuits
Technical drawings in electrical engineering and light-current distribution
Measurement of electrical and non-electric quantities
Automation, optimization and propositional logic
Regulators and actuators
Design of control circuits
Superior systems of measurement and regulation, design, utilization
Control systems for air handling equipment
Control systems for thermal systems
Operation and maintenance of ventilation, cooling and heat systems


Not applicable.

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-EVB Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer