Jul 07, 2022
CMGT 442 - Building Mechanical Systems
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).
Prerequisite: CMGT 265.
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.
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