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HVAC Thermodynamic States
* Define common thermodynamic properties * Describe the three thermal states * Plots states and processes on a thermodynamic chart
All refrigeration systems involve the movement or transport of heat from a cold region to a warm region. The subject of thermodynamics describes how these heat transports may occur. Thermodynamics is a branch of physical science that deals with the relations between heat and other forms of energy (such as mechanical, electrical, or chemical energy), and, by extension, of the relationships and interconvertibility of all forms of energy. “Thermo” means heat, and “dynamic” refers to energy and change. In cooling applications, we are interested in managing heat, energy, and change, and so a knowledge of basic thermodynamics helps us to grasp the processes that are taking place, for example, in an air-conditioner.
Course Credits: This course has been approved by BOMI International for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by BOMI for (1) CPD point. This course qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for graduates of the RPA, FMA, and/or SMA designation programs by BOMI International, the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education. This course has been approved by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by USGBC for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has approved this course for continuing education credits. ASHE issues in quarter-hour increments, and this course qualifies for .50. The total of 10 contact hours equals 1 continuing education credit. """This course has been approved by the The Institute of Hospital Engineering, Australia (IHEA) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by IHEA CHCFM Program for (.75) continuous professional development credits"""
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* Define common thermodynamic properties * Describe the three thermal states * Plots states and processes on a thermodynamic chart All refrigeration systems involve the movement or transport of heat from a cold region to a warm regio...
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