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Refrigeration and air-conditioning

ABOUT THE COURSE

This Course provides a simple understanding of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning fundamentals. Ideally suited to those with a little or no knowledge of the subject. The course consists of different refrigeration cycles and understanding of psychrometry and psychrometric processes used for the purpose of air-conditioning. Further, the comfort air-conditioning and indoor environment health are also addressed in this course.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

UG & PG students of Mechanical & Civil Eng. and Architecture. HAVAC industry

PRE-REQUISITES

Nil

INDUSTRY THAT WILL RECOGNIZE THIS COURSE

All HVAC industries

COURSE INSTRUTOR



Dr. Ravi Kumar is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has taught Refrigeration & Air-conditioning to UG and PG students of the Department. He is a member of ASHRAE, IIFIIR and ASME. He has supervised number of masters and doctoral students in this area.
COURSE PLAN

Week-1 Recapitulation of Thermodynamics, Introduction to Refrigeration, Air Refrigeration Cycle, Aircraft Refrigeration Cycles.
Week-2 Aircraft Refrigeration Cycles, Vapour Compression Cycle, P-h Charts, Actual Vapour Compression Cycle
Week-3 Actual Vapour Compression Cycle, Compound Compression with Intercooling, Multiple Evaporator and Cascade System, Problem Solving
Week-4 Refrigerants, Vpour Absorption Systems.
Week-5 Introduction to Air-conditioning, Properties of Moist Air, Psychrometric Chart, Psychrometric Processes.
Week-6 Psychrometric Processes, Infiltration Design Conditions, Cooling Load.
Week-7 Cooling Load, Air Distribution System, Problem Solving, Air-Conditioning Systems
Week-8 Human Physiology, Thermal Comfort, Indoor Environmental Health, Problem Solving

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE COURSE

Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc16_me12
Course duration: 08 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 18 July 2016 - 9 September 2016
Dates of exams: 18 September 2016 & 25 September 2016
Time of exam: 2pm - 5pm
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Exam registration url - Will be announced shortly
Exam Fee: The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000(non-Programming)/1250(Programming) needs to be paid.

CERTIFICATE

E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras.
It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

SUGGESTED READING

  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, CP Arora, TMG
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, Manohar Prasad, NAI
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, Stoecker & Jons, MGH
  • Principles of Refrigeration, RC Dosset, LPE
  • ASHRAE Handbook (Fundamentals), ASHRAE