ME 543 Air-Conditioning

Analysis of refrigeration cycles, properties of refrigerants and coolants; psychrometry; factors affecting human comfort; environmental control requirements in industrial processes; estimation of infiltration and ventilation, heat transmission coefficients, insulation; heating and cooling load on buildings; numerical methods for building energy analysis; selection of air distribution systems, ducting and fans; selection of water and steam distribution systems, piping and pumps.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester