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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Refrigeration and air-conditioning

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and NPTEL via Swayam


This Course provides a simple understanding of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning fundamentals. Ideally suited to those with a little or no knowledge of the subject. The course consists of different refrigeration cycles and understanding of psychrometry and psychrometric processes used for the purpose of air-conditioning. Further, the comfort air-conditioning and indoor environment health are also addressed in this course.INTENDED AUDIENCE : UG & PG students of Mechanical & Civil Eng. and Architecture studentsPRE-REQUISITES : NilINDUSTRY SUPPORT : All HVAC industries


Week-1 : Recapitulation of Thermodynamics, Introduction to Refrigeration, Air Refrigeration Cycle, Aircraft Refrigeration Cycles.Week-2 : Aircraft Refrigeration Cycles,Vapour Compression Cycle,P-h Charts, Actual Vapour Compression CycleWeek-3 : Actual Vapour Compression Cycle,Compound Compression with Intercooling, Multiple Evaporator and Cascade System, Problem SolvingWeek-4 : Refrigerants, Vpour Absorption Systems.Week-5 : Introduction to Air-conditioning, Properties of Moist Air, Psychrometric Chart, Psychrometric Processes.Week-6 : Psychrometric Processes, Infiltration Design Conditions, Cooling Load.Week-7 : Cooling Load, Air Distribution System, Problem Solving, Air-Conditioning SystemsWeek-8 : Human Physiology, Thermal Comfort, Indoor Environmental Health, Problem Solving

Taught by

Prof. Ravi Kumar


5.0 rating, based on 7 Class Central reviews

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  • FDGeco
    I' would like to take up a course in refridgeration and air conditioning to enable me to train as a technician /helping hand to servicing and repairs of faulty fridges, cold rooms and air conditioning and would be greatful if your organization could assist to help with the neccessary skill and qualifications.
    Best regards,
  • Maipanagodage Sesath Sandaruwan
    I like refrigeration and air conditioning

    I am industrial traning air conditioning

    I am work in sprit unit mantance

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    Anonymous completed this course.

    I learning the ac reparing on my intrest then we perfect to learing program i am also bactchlor of engg in mechancial trade
  • Stance Sibiya completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    Their course it was very easy and perfect to me idid take time and registe this course because I want to read and understand their f
  • Uwase Esther is taking this course right now, spending 14 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    I'm esther Uwase from Rwanda
    I'm Student in year1 In air conditioning and refrigerator, I join this platform with intention of learning more skills and practice It as long as possible,
    I hope I'll get all wish!
    Best regards!
  • Sikyomu Quraish-jamal Jaava
    According to me this is the course of my dreams for sure am in love with refrigeration and it's the one I can recommend to a friend
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    Siddhant Kohli
    very good learning experience, great knowledge improvement it really helped me boosting my career and my grades in college

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