Mestrado em Manutenção de Instalações Técnicas, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 12546/2014

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP + 4,0 OT


Not applicable.

The students will consolidate and expand their knowledge in the field of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Installations.


1. Fundamentals of thermodynamics and psychrometrics
2. Characterization of design conditions
3. Calculation of thermal loads
4. HVAC systems
5. Pipe sizing for AC
6. HVAC design
7. Cooling Theory
8. Cooling cycles
9. Refrigerants
4. Study of the main components of air-conditioning equipment
5. Calculation of air-conditioning installations.

Evaluation Methodology
Compulsory practical experimental projects.

Final Mark=0.25xWork1+0.25xWork2+0.25x Work3+0.25xWork4


Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes complying with applicable legislation on air-conditioning and refrigeration project. Case study analysis.

Software used in class