Mech and Electrical Systems

Course Description

The impact of M/E systems on the design and construction process including energy considerations. Fundamentals of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, electrical distribution, lighting, information systems, and vibrations in the building system.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impact of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of HVAC fundamentals and refrigeration cycles.
  • Contrast piping systems for heating, cooling, fire protection, water supply and sanitation.
  • Explain basic concepts in electrical distribution and lighting systems.
  • Identify and evaluate noise, vibration and acoustics in buildings.


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