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CAE 527 - Control of Building Environmental Systems

Course Title: 

Control of Building Environmental Systems

Course Description: 

Introduction to automatic control systems. Control issues related to energy conservation, indoor air quality and thermal comfort in buildings. Classification of HVAC control systems. Control systems hardware: selection & sizing of sensors, actuators & controllers. Practical HVAC control systems; elementary local loop and complete control systems. Case studies. Computer applications.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(CAE 513 with min. grade of C) OR (CAE 531 with min. grade of C)]

Corequisite: 

None