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INTRODUCTION TO AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION

One-day course

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

A one-day introduction to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. This Course provides a simple understanding of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration fundamentals, applications and terminology. The Course covers SI Units, Heat load calculation, equipment selection, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration systems and cycles, components and controls.

DATE AND LOCATION:

Edinburgh Napier University

TOPICS INCLUDE:

The Purpose and Function of Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and the equipment.  People, Comfort & Efficiency.  Basic Definitions and SI Units.  Heat Load Calculation for comfort air conditioning and Refrigeration Systems . Heat Load Calculation case studies - examples are included throughout and are also used to illustrate the limitations and dangers of "Rules of Thumb”. Equipment selection.  Safe and reliable equipment sizing.  Types of AC&R Equipment.  Direct & Indirect Systems.  Split Systems, Cassettes, Multi-Splits, An overview of key refrigeration cycle components including Compressors, Evaporators, Condensers, Capillary Tubes and Thermostatic Expansion valves.  How the Refrigeration Vapour - Compression Cycle works.  Pressure/Temperature/Enthalpy relationships.  Refrigerants the Environment and the Law.

 

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of the Course, delegates should be able to understand the importance of heat load calculations, select appropriate air conditioning and refrigeration equipment to meet the calculated heat gains; understand how the vapour compression system works. Basic troubleshooting, faultfinding and diagnostics.

 

Certificate of participation provided

 

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Ideally suited for those with little or no knowledge of the subject. The Course is also designed for Heating & Ventilating Engineers, and newly appointed staff, Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Plant Managers and Building Services Engineers. An excellent introduction to engineers from affiliated trades looking to increase their basic knowledge and understanding of the Air Conditioning industry.

COURSE NOTES:

A comprehensive Manual, exercises and graphic illustrations is provided including reference tables for ongoing use.

COURSE DURATION: 1 Day  9.00 am - 5.00 pm

PRICE: £240 (£288 inc VAT)

 

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.


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