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CMGT 442 - Building Mechanical Systems


Description:
An introduction to building service systems. Study the interfaces and specifications of mechanical and plumbing systems in building construction. Topics include plumbing, fire suppression, storm drainage, heat gain/loss, heating and cooling systems. Permission by instructor. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: CMGT 265.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Properly identify items and terms related to building mechanical systems, including HVAC components, plumbing systems and site drainage systems. (ACCE SLO 8, 10, 20 DA)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of heat loss and gain in a building and properly calculate these values.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of design criteria for modern HVAC systems and an ability to create a schematic of an HVAC and refrigeration system. (ACCE SLO 8, 10, 20 DA)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of a building supply system and a building drainage system. (ACCE SLO 20, DA)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the mechanical contracting industry and how this industry interacts with others on a construction project. (ACCE SLO 12, I)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on mechanical systems projects as a team player.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the code requirements for mechanical systems.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
Fall 2018

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