Design of Air Conditioning Systems

Course Name: 

TH819 Design of Air Conditioning Systems


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Psychrometry. Air-conditioning calculations. Comfort scales. Solar radiation. Estimation of solar radiation from the solar angles. Cooling load and heating load calculations. Solar space heating and cooling. Passive cooling systems. Dehumidification and humidification equipment. Design of cooling towers, spray washers, air washers, cooling and dehumidifying coils. Design of air duct system. Room air distribution. Various types of air conditioning systems. Various types of system controls. Mass transfer by molecular diffusion and convection. Calculation of mass transfer coefficients. Interface mass transfer. Application of air conditioning.


Arora C. P., Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Tata McGraw Hill Manohar Prasad, Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi. Heat transfer/Refrigeration/Thermodynamics/Air conditioning data hand book.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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