Course Information
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Papakostas
Course ID20000375

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)1055

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning of: a) The history of air conditioning technology b) The technology of the air conditioning systems c) The psychrometry and heat recovery techniques d) The methodologies of calculating and design of various air-conditioning systems e) The elaboration of design study of heating installation in buildings Upon successful completion of the course the students will be able to calculate and design central air-conditioning installations in buildings for achieving the operation requirements on thermal comfort,air quality and noise control, and the energy conservation
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. History of air-conditioning systems. All-air, all-water, air-water and VRV systems. Psychrometrics. Air–to-air energy recovery. Space air diffusion. Air duct design. Pipe sizing. Equipment (chillers, boilers, Air Handling Units, cooling and heating coils, humidifiers, cooling towers, filters, diffusers, terminal units, fans, pumps) selection and sizing. Control of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. Noise control in HVAC systems. Energy conservation in HVAC systems.
Air-conditioning systems, HVAC equipment, Energy recovery equipment, Controls, Energy conservation, Energy use in air-conditioning systems
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of optical material (projection of the lectures on a screen with the use of PC and projector) Communication with the students with e-mail
Course Organization
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities60.2
Written assigments150.5
Other / Others10.0
Student Assessment
a. Evaluation of a project concerning the calculation and complete design of a central αιρ-ψονδιονινγ installation in a building b Oral exams (theoretical questions)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Faye C. Mc Quinston, Jerald D. Parker, ΘΕΡΜΑΝΣΗ ΑΕΡΙΣΜΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΣ - Σχεδιασμός και αναλυση, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΣΤΕΛΛΑ ΠΑΡΙΚΟΥ & ΣΙΑ ΟΕ, ISBN: 960-411-420-7 (κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 14621) 2. Recknagel - Sprenger (59η εκδ./1992), Θέρμανση και Κλιματισμός, τόμος 2-Κλιματισμός, εκδόσεις Γκιούρδας, Αθήνα, ISBN: 960-512-005-8 (κωδ. ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 12453)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Κ. Τ. Παπακώστας, Σημειώσεις για το μάθημα Κλιματισμός, (σε ηλεκτρονική μορφή, αναρτημένες στην ιστοσελίδα του μαθήματος) 2. Recknagel - Sprenger (1980), Θέρμανση και Κλιματισμός, τόμος 2, εκδόσεις Γκιούρδας, Αθήνα. 3.TOTEE 2423/86. Εγκαταστάσεις σε κτήρια: Κλιματισμός κτηριακών χώρων, ΤΕΕ, Αθήνα 1987 4. Β.Η Σελλούντος, ΘΕΡΜΑΝΣΗ-ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΣ, Εκδόσεις «ΤeΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ» «ΣΕΛΚΑ-4Μ» ΕΠΕ, ΙSBN 960-8257-04-02 5. ANTONIO BRIGANTI, ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΣ, Εκδόσεις ΤΕΧΝΟΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΗ ΕΠΕ, 1996, ISBN 960-85384-3-2 6. Α.Ν. Ασημακόπουλος, ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΣΜΟΣ 7. ASHRAE Handbook (1985), Fundamentals, American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, USA. 8. ASHRAE Handbook (2009), Fundamentals, American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, USA. 9. ASHRAE Handbook (2012), HVAC Systems and Equipment, American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, USA. 10. ASHRAE Handbook (2011), HVAC Applications, American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., Atlanta, USA. 11. Kreider J.F and Rabl A. (1994), Heating and Cooling of Buildings. Mc Graw Hill Inc., USA. 12. Sun Tseng-Yao (1994), Air Handling System Design, Mc Graw-Hill Inc., USA. 13. Chen S. and Demster S. (1995), Variable Air Volume Systems for Environmental Quality, Mc Graw-Hill Inc., USA. 14. Howell R.H. , Sauer H.J., Coad W.J. (2005), Principles of Heating Ventilating and Air Conditiong, ASHRAE, Atlanta, USA, ISBN 1-931862-92-3 15. Schaffer M. E. (1993), Noise and Vibration Control, ASHRAE, Atlanta, USA, ISBN 1-883413-04-4 16. Air-Conditioning Systems Design Manual (1993), ASHRAE, Atlanta, USA, ISBN 1-883413-00-1 17. A. Becker (2000), Lueftungsanlagen, Vogel Buchverlag, Germany. 18. C. Reinhold (2005), Mess-, Steuerungs- und Regelungstechnik, Vogel Buchverlag, Germany
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