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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


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
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
6. understand and dimension components
(compressors, condensers).

Course contents

Cooling process

Prerequisites and co-requisites

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

Recommended or required reading

All material will be distributed on itsLearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 111 hours


  • 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.


Wiik Niklas


Roos Kim

Group size

No limit

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12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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