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HVA 1352 Psychrometrics, Health & Comfort in HVAC

This course teaches you to perform a psychrometric analysis for purposes of system control and system troubleshooting. It also teaches you to perform ventilation calculations, room air distribution calculations, and filter selection for buildings and building spaces. This is accomplished by concentrating on applicable codes and industry standards to create a healthy environment with an emphasis on the background necessary to properly control an HVAC system. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: HVA 1201 and MAT 0200 and MET 1131

Course Outcomes
  • Select a proper filter system for a given application
  • Perform psychrometric analysis of HVAC systems
  • Apply ASHRAE Std. 62.1 and the ASHRAE 62.1 Spreadsheet to calculate proper outdoor air requirements for a building
  • Apply ASHRAE Std. 55 to determine proper comfort conditions within a space
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • 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 5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: N10
Open Seats: 1
Meets: TTH from
5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: N10