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EST 200
Ductwork Design and Fabrication


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Demonstrate a heat loss/gain calculation to determine proper load for a residence, students will perform equipment sizing and selection, use duct calculator to design supply and return ductwork. Air distribution and air balance, duct component fabrication and installation, duct sealing duct PTSA duct testing will be covered to give student understanding and application for energy savings using green technology. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Take a survey, sketch a residential floor plan and make a material schedule.
  • Demonstrate ability to use software for completing load calculations and selecting equipment.
  • Use duct-calculator to both design and determine adequate air flow of a duct system.
  • Calculate total Equivalent Length (TEL) of a duct system.
  • Demonstrate ability to use basic sheet metal hand tools and equipment to fabricate basic fittings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding the building envelope, and system sizing and performance for green energy environment.
  • Perform a blower door test to determine building efficiency.
  • Perform a Duct-blasterâ„¢ test to determine ductwork efficiency.
  • Perform Residential Energy Audits
  • Perform Manual J Load Calculations

  • Course Topics
  • Safety review
  • Air distribution and balance
  • Load calculation, equipment selection and duct design
  • System installation
  • Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
  • Project HVAC
  • Load calculations and equipment selection
  • Duct design and pratical experience
  • Residential Energy Audits
  • Manual J Load calculations

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EST 200
    Spring 2014
    0947
    Michael Houdak
    EST 200
    Spring 2013
    0947
    Michael Houdak
    EST 200
    Spring 2012
    0947
    Michael Houdak
    EST 200
    Spring 2011
    0940
    Michael Houdak
    EST 200
    Spring 2010
    2048
    Michael Houdak


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.