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CLCT 2750 - Introduction to Building Automation Systems

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: CLCT 2700  

This course explores the application and programming of specific automation systems functions such as HVAC controls, lighting, and smoke control.  Exercises consist of computer access to special system modules.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES

Outcome 1: Upon the completion of this course, the student will be able to develop the sequence of operation of a typical building automation system.

Objectives:

  1. Given a description of an HVAC system sequence of operation, the student will describe the necessary actions by the automation components to an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Given a description of a building electrical system and its timing, the student will describe the necessary actions by the automation components to an accuracy of 70%.

Outcome 2:  Upon the completion of this course, the student will apply DDC (direct digital control) software to the operation of air handling equipment.

Objectives:

  1. Given a computer program, the student will apply the appropriate heating program to an accuracy of 100%.
  2. Given a computer program, the student will apply the appropriate cooling program to an accuracy of 100%.
  3. Given a computer program, the student will apply the appropriate economizer program for heating or cooling to an accuracy of 100%.
  4. Given a computer program, the student will control internal air quality using demand control ventilation to an accuracy of 100%.

Outcome 3:  Upon completion of this course, the student will identify other systems used in building automation.

Objectives:

  1. Given a computer program, the student will describe indoor and outdoor lighting strategies to an accuracy of 70%.
  2. Given a computer program, the student will describe smoke control system strategies to an accuracy of 70%.​

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
​​​​1.  Working with Blueprints and Specifications:  Identify and Verify Components on Prints

2.  Working with Blueprints and Specifications:  Develop a List of Primary Equipment

3.  Working with Blueprints and Specifications:  Develop a List of Secondary Equipment

4.  Working with Blueprints and Specifications:  Analyze the VAV Box Schedule for Zones Served

5.  Working with Blueprints and Specifications:  Analyze the CA (Commissioning Authority) Sequence of Operation

6. Develop a Program Sequence:  Preparing a Program Sequence for Input to Controllers

7. Develop a Program Sequence:  Create a Program Sequence for Input to Controllers

8. Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Schedules

9. Smoke Removal and Control


Primary Faculty
Marlow, Douglas
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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