Oct 20, 2021  
CSU Maritime Academy 2020-2021 
CSU Maritime Academy 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ME 342 - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Class Hours: 3, Units: 3
Prerequisite(s): ME 240  
Application of principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to selection and performance evaluation of air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Topics include vapor-compression cycle performance, load calculations, refrigeration system component characteristics, refrigerant characteristics, environmental responsibilities, psychometrics and basic conditioning processes, and system balancing of refrigeration systems. Absorption refrigeration systems and cooling tower performance are also studied.