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ASSIGNMENT 1

1. What are the factors that could contribute to unsatisfactory indoor air quality?
2. What is Air Conditioning? List four parameters for human comfort.
Air conditioning (often referred to as A/C, AC or aircon) is the process of altering
the properties of air (primarily temperature and humidity) to more comfortable
conditions, typically with the aim of distributing the conditioned air to an
occupied space to improve thermal comfort and indoor air quality.

3. With suitable diagrams explain the installation and operation of a split system
Air Conditioning Unit?
4. Explain suitable types of refrigerants (R) for an air conditioning system?
5. Explain the lay out and the basic operation of a cooling tower in a centralized
air conditioning system (or chiller system)?

ASSIGNMENT 2

1. Describe six (6) classifications of fire and suitable method to extinguish each
class of fire?
2. Explain the specific effectiveness of flame detectors for fire fighting system?
3. A store room for storage of paint and flammable chemical is to be protected
with carbon dioxide (CO2) total flooding fire fighting system. The dimension of
the room is 8m x 10m x 4m.
(i) Sketch the installation of the room and explain the operation of CO2 total
flooding fire fighting system
(ii) Estimate the quantity of CO2 in kg for this room
(iii) If one cylinder contain 45kg of CO2 gas, estimate the number of CO2
cylinder.