Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Finnish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to gain a broad understanding of the air conditioning and refrigeration technology and how it can be used.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: 1. understand air conditioning and refrigeration terminology 2. understand thermodynamic fundamental principles 3. knows basic components in both air conditioning systems and refrigeration systems 4. calculate the need for cooling 5. calculate energy processes and show this in diagrams 6. understand and dimension components (compressors, condensers).

Course contents

Cooling process Carnot process

Prerequisites and co-requisites

[DE-2-007] - Thermodynamics [DE-2-035] - Fluid Mechanics [DE-2-036] - Indoor Air Quality

Additional information

Cooling exercises: 2 Masking-cooling exercises: 1

Recommended or required reading

All material will be distributed on itsLearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 81 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

In order to pass the course all exercises need to be approved and the exam passed.

Teacher

Wiik Niklas

Examiner

Skön Kim

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

Course and curricula search