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Learning Units (Hours)
A. Bhatia, B.E.
Hydronics is the name for the use of water as the heat-transfer medium in heating and cooling systems. One of the oldest and most often seen instances is steam or hot water radiators. In large-scale commercial buildings such as high-rise and campus facilities, operations may include both chilled and heated water loops to provide for comfort air conditioning needs. Hydronics is complex and good understanding of different hydronic systems is essential for HVAC designer to meet the needs of modern building architecture.
This 3-hr course material is based entirely on US Corps of Engineers Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (USACERL) technical report 99:20, May 1999. This course lists the Appendix E of the report and other appendices have been listed separately.
The course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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