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Syllabus for

Academic year
ENM135 - Building service engineering design  
 
Syllabus adopted 2014-02-18 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPSEB
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Architecture and Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department: 47 - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: B

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0113 Project 5,0 c Grading: TH   5,0 c    
0213 Examination 2,5 c Grading: TH   2,5 c   Contact examiner   Contact examiner,  Contact examiner

In programs

MPSES SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPSEB STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING TECHNOLOGY, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)
MPSEB STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING TECHNOLOGY, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (compulsory elective)

Examiner:

Bitr professor  Jan Gustén



Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Course specific prerequisites

VIN032 or ENM045 or similar

Aim

The course will provide a good understanding of the practical design and co-ordination problems faced by HVAC engineers. In addition, the building process from the perspective the building services engineer will be illuminated. The main purpose of the course is to convey to the student the basic knowledge and foundational engineering skills necessary to understand the work requirements for a future career in building services engineering.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Present advanced knowledge of HVAC system and supply systems regarding structure, design criteria and function
Formulate and quantify demands for indoor and work environment climate for different commercial applications
Design building services engineering systems for heating, comfort cooling, supermarket refrigeration, ventilation, air conditioning and water
Consider relevant energy and environmental aspects

Content

Knowledge demand: Advanced knowledge of HVAC systems

The course is focused on practical design, planning and system application of building technology and building services engineering. This is done within the context of the overall building design and construction process, providing an understanding of the boundaries between and requirements of the traditional building design and construction disciplines as they relate to building services engineering

Organisation

The course comprises the following learning activities:

Advanced design will be introduced comprising commercial applications, secured indoor climate, fire protection systems, room acoustics, environmental and energy analysis, energy technique, laboratory and industrial process ventilation. Contemporary modelling and computer based design and planning tools will be employed.

The course includes a practical design exercise concentrated on the technical systems for a super-market building including a cold-storage room and an office space. The commercial activity sets demands for an indoor climate comprising thermal quantities, need for refrigeration, lighting and air quality.

In the first part of the design exercise a technical programme is formulated including indoor and work environment climate, thermal standard of the building, moisture security and environmental ambitions.

During the second part of the exercise provisions for ventilation, heating, cooling, domestic hot water, fire protection and sanitary services will be included in the project. Personal and property protection are to be considered. The work includes detailed designs, engineering sizing calculations, economical aspects are considered. Furthermore, project planning documentation will be required. The objective is to define and duplicate the design requirements as faced by a commercial HVAC engineer.

Literature

Course books from the Dept for Building Technology, Chalmers

Examination

Written examination, approved judges practice exercise.

Examination is in the form of one written exam including theory and problem solving.

Marking is based on a 4 grade scale:Fail, 3, 4 and 5.


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