Course detail

Ventilation and Air-Conditioning II

FSI-IV2Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course is concerned with the following topics: Application of ventilating, exhausting and air-conditioning equipment in civil, industrial, transport and agricultural buildings. Air-conditioning of vehicles and special applications.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will made familiar with practical applications of ventilation and air-conditioning systems and their design, economy of air cooling and heat recovery of exhaust air. Students will learn how to design air-conditioning systems ait - water, kitchen ventilation and an air curtain.


Theoretical knowledge of ventilation and air-conditioning.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Heinsohn, R.J.: Industrial Ventilation. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York 1991
Chyský, J. - Hemzal, K. a kol.: Větrání a klimatizace. Technický průvodce sv. 31. BOLIT - B press, Brno 1993
Etheridge, D.W. - Sandberg, M.: Building Ventilation., John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., Chichester 1996
Goodfellow, H. - Tähti, E.: Industrial Ventilation Design Guidebook. Academic Press, London 2001
Székyová, M.- Ferstl, K.- Nový, R.: Větrání a klimatizace. JAGA, Bratislava 2006
Faye C. McQuiston, Jerald D. Parker, Jefffrey D. Spitler: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning: Analysis and Design, John Wiley and Sons. 2005

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

To meet the graded course-unit requirements students have to pass test in 13th week of the term.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The course objective is to make students familiar with ventilation, exhaust, and air-conditioning systems as employed in residential buildings, catering, sport and health care facilities, workshops, transportation and agricultural related buildings. Economy and operation of ventilation and air-conditioning equipments will be discussed as well.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Course-unit credit requirements: Attendance at seminars and meeting requirements specified by the teacher during seminars.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-TEP , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Ventilation and air-conditioning of flats and family houses 1.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of flats and family houses 2.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of hotels and board.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of cultural facilities.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of sports, commercial facilities.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of workshops with specified microclimate.
Ventilation and air-conditioning of industrial buildings.
Ventilation of garages and traffic tunnels.
Ventilation of food processing plants.
Ventilation of buildings for agricultural.
Air-conditioning of vehicles.
Hygiene, cleaning and maintenance of HVAC systems.

Computer-assisted exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Air terminal devices.
Air handling units with heat recovery system.
Air handling units with heat recovery system - service measurement
Calculations of an air-and-water air-conditioning system under summer conditions.
Dimensioning of an air-conditioning plant according to technical documentation.
Ventilation of a traffic tunnel.
Excursion to ventilation system of a traffic tunnel.
Excursion to HVAC system of a high-rise building.
Excursion to HVAC system of a commercial building / industrial facility.
Air curtains and their design.
Calculation of the air curtain.
Assessment of energy consumption of the air curtain.
Revision test.


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