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HVA 1301 Air & Water Distribution Systems

Theory and practice of fluid flow in HVAC distribution systems, including water systems, sizing and performance, duct system sizing and performance, fan and pump selection and operation, valve and damper selection and Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB) procedures. Hand calculations and use of computer-based design and analysis tools; select hands-on laboratory studies reinforce basic principles; proper installation practices are also included. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MET 1131 and HVA 1201 and MAT 0200

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selecting appropriate sizes for piping, ductwork and associated fittings to meet system design objectives.
  • Perform basic TAB procedures on both air and water systems including system documentation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with calculation of losses in piping and ductwork systems.
  • Select appropriate fans and pumps matched to specific HVAC distribution systems.
  • Select and properly size dampers and control valves for application in HVAC systems.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: HVAC-R Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 5, Rm 012
Faculty: Marcks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 1
Meets: TTH from 7:30PM to 9:45PM
Section: N10
Open Seats: 1
Meets: TTH from
7:30PM to 9:45PM
Section: N10