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HVAC Fundamentals 12 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP12M-12
PACKAGE PDH: 12
PACKAGE PRICE: $187.2
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COURSE TITLE: Cooling Load Calculations and Principles
COURSE NO: M06-004
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Cooling Load Calculations and Principles
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a procedure for preparing a manual calculation for cooling load using CLTD/CLF method suggested by ASHRAE and includes two detailed examples. For more advanced methods such as TFM, the reader should refer to ASHRAE and other handbooks.

 

Heating and cooling load calculations are carried out to estimate the required capacity of heating and cooling systems, which can maintain the required conditions in the conditioned space. To estimate the required cooling or heating capacities, one has to have information regarding the design indoor and outdoor conditions, specifications of the building, specifications of the conditioned space, and any special requirements of the particular application.

 

Generally, heating and cooling load calculations involve a systematic and stepwise procedure, which account for all the building energy flows. In practice, a variety of methods ranging from simple rules-of-thumb to complex transfer function methods are used to arrive at the building loads.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in cooling load calculations and principles.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understand the basic terminology and definitions related to air conditioning load calculations
  • Explain the differences between heating and cooling load design considerations
  • Explain the difference between 1) space heat gain v/s cooling load 2) space cooling v/s cooling load and 3) external loads v/s internal loads
  • Differentiate between sensible and latent loads
  • List commonly used methods for estimating cooling loads
  • Estimate the internal and external cooling loads using CLTD/CLF method from building specifications, design indoor and outdoor conditions, occupancy etc.
  • Describe various equations and the information sources to determine conductive load through opaque building elements.
  • Describe various equations and information sources to determine the solar transmission load through glazing.
  • Describe various equations and information sources to determine the internal load due to people, lights and power appliances.
  • Determine the supply air flow rate
  • Learn by examples the detailed methodology to cooling load calculations
  • Learn the functional parameters of software programs such as TRACE 700 and CHVAC
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Cooling Load Calculations and Principles".

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Cooling Load Calculations and Principles (943 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Evaporative Cooling Design Guidelines
COURSE NO: M06-014
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Evaporative Cooling Design Guidelines
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses some of the pertinent design issues and guidelines for evaporative cooling systems.

 

Evaporative cooling is a method of converting hot air into a cool breeze using the process of evaporating water. There are two essential requirements for evaporative cooling: 1) a wetted surface (supplied by filter pads) and 2) A source of moving air (supplied by a blower powered by an electric motor). The technology is a versatile and energy-efficient alternative to compressor-based cooling. Compared to air-conditioning which uses mechanical refrigeration, the evaporative cooling can fully satisfy building cooling loads using one-fourth the energy of conventional equipment.

 

The performance of evaporative systems deteriorates as the humidity increases. Consequently, evaporative systems are not suitable for the humid coastal regions. They are generally suitable for areas with dry summers (most of the western United States and other dry-climate areas worldwide. Evaporative cooling is also appropriate for spaces with high outside air ventilation requirements such as patios, auto garages, workshops, locker rooms, restaurant, kitchens, barns, green houses, kennels, agricultural areas, warehouses, docks or bays.

 

This 6 PDH online course is intended for engineers, architects, realtors, building owners, facility managers, interior designers, landscape architects, construction managers, lenders and educators and other professionals interested in learning about evaporative cooling design guidelines.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding what is evaporative cooling and where it should be used
  • Understanding the principles of evaporative cooling
  • Applying fundamentals of psychrometrics in estimating evaporative cooling requirements
  • Learning the geographical locations that will benefit from evaporative cooling
  • Understanding the components and types of evaporative coolers
  • Learning how to calculate the cooling temperatures with direct and indirect evaporative cooling options
  • Learning how to size evaporative coolers using sensible heat and air change methods
  • Understanding the factors which influence the application of evaporative cooling
  • Learning about the typical design information, specifications and key formulas for selecting appropriate equipment
  • Understanding the HVAC terminology as applicable to the evaporative cooling systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Publication tilted, "Evaporative Cooling Design Guidelines Manual" funded by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) and the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management Division (EMNRD-ECMD).

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Evaporative Cooling Design Guidelines (1.36 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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