HVAC AND SANITATION FOR ARCHITECTS

MECH 431. HVAC AND SANITATION FOR ARCHITECTS (2 CR.: 2LEC)

Course addressing two technical fields:

HVAC: Introduction to air conditioning and mechanical installations in buildings and indoor spaces. Various heating and cooling systems. Ventilation and air conditioning of various building types.

Installations and control of systems. Sanitation: Sanitary engineering issues. Building site selection.

Dampness: sources and methods of insulation. Water supply treatment and distribution. Sanitary fixtures, installation and connections. Treatment of soiled water. Rainwater drainage and storm sewers. Biological purification of sewerage. Solid waste and refuse disposal.