course-details-portlet

MAST2018 - Heating and Cooling Systems in Buildings

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

-Heat transfer; heat transfer mechanisms, thermal transmittance, heat exchangers -Hydronic heating systems; energy sources, configuration, working principles, pipe sizing, pump capacity, expansion and safety systems, balancing, capacity control, shunt systems, heat storage, low temperature systems -District heating; heating plant, network, customer systems -Heat pumps; thermodynamics, components, working fluids, control, system solutions

Learning outcome

Knowledge The candidate has knowledge of -Heat transfer through conduction, convection and radiation -Working principles of heat exchangers -Different hydronic heating system solutions, including low temperature systems -Relevant energy sources for hydronic heating systems -Expansion and safety systems for hydronic heating systems -Procedures for hydronic heating system balancing -District heating systems, including heat plants, networks and customer systems -Different systems solutions, components and working fluids for heat pump systems -Heat pump process control Skills The candidate can -Calculate thermal resistance and thermal transmittance for different constructions  -Calculate power and energy needs for heating/cooling -Size and construct hydronic heating systems -Size and construct heat pumps and cooling systems -Calculate the performance of different heat pump processes -Balance hydronic heating systems -Use digital tools for building performance simulation General competence The candidate can -Communicate with architects, building consultants and other stakeholders in the building industry regarding integration of heating/cooling systems in buildings -Assess the consequences of choice of energy sources and system solutions for heating/cooling systems -Communicate insight in opportunities and limitations regarding heating/cooling system alternatives to different stakeholders -Discuss opportunities for innovation and development within heating and cooling systems for buildings

Compulsory assignments

  • exercises
  • laboratory exercises
  • excursions / practical activities

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)

More on the course

No

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Heat Ventilation and Sanitary Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering

Examination

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-05-28 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

More on examinations at NTNU