|Design of Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings||
Design of Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings
|216.50||approx. 7-9 days|
For courses in Lighting Design, Architectural Design, Interior Design, Electrical and Mechanical Systems Design, or Environmental Control Systems in departments of architecture and construction.
Using a concise and logical format that explains fundamentals in very simple terms-yet extensively-this text helps students develop a working knowledge of the design decisions, equipment options, and operations of different building sub-systems. Readers will learn to design, size, and detail the different sub-systems installations, select fixtures and components, and integrate all the building sub-systems with site, building, foundations, structure, materials, and finishes.
Reinforces and extends discussions of topics and clarifies concepts for visual learners.
Aids students learning by reinforcing the information presented in each chapter.
Help students develop confidence in their abilities to apply new knowledge and skills.
Introduce students to perceptions, lamps, luminaries, and design examples.
Explains to students the energy form that lights, heats, cools, and powers buildings.
Shows students how to calculate heating/cooling costs for home/office, determine the size of air distribution components, and how to consider HVAC options and zoning for home/office.
I. LIGHTING.1. Light and Perception.
II. ELECTRICAL.8. Electrical Basics.
III. HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING.14. Terms, Comforts, and Psychrometrics.
IV. WATER AND PLUMBING.22. Water Supply and Wastewater.