SHME251 - Duct Design and Air Balancing Concepts

Advanced students are introduced to design and balancing terminology pertaining to this important area of the sheet metal industry. Students use mathematical formulas and computer programs to derive duct design variables such as friction loss, dynamic loss, cubic feet per minute, feet per minute, cross sectional areas, fan pulley sizes, BTUs, duct sizes and round substitutions are calculated for numerous applications.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: 5

Outcomes

  1. identify and select correct math functions to use as related to duct design and air balancing
  2. correctly use design ductulator to answer various questions pertaining to duct design and air balancing
  3. correctly use TRANE computer programs to design systems and answer various questions pertaining to duct design and air balancing.