Department: BSc Electro-Mechanical Engineering
Module Description: This module is designed to introduce students to a range of mechanical and electrical systems used to provide a services for different built environments. This covers water supply, plumbing, lighting, fire safety, communications & security, vertical transport as well as the potential noise and vibration that could results from such systems.
Grondzik, W. T. and Kwok, A. G. (2015). Mechanical and electrical equipment for buildings. 12th edn. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.
Bradshaw, V. (2006). The building environment : active and passive control systems. 3rd edn. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.
Lechner, N. (2015). Heating, cooling, lighting : sustainable design methods for architects. 4th edn. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
Chadderton, D. V. (2013). Building services engineering. 6th edn. London: Routledge.
Garrett, R. H. and British Standards Institution (2008). Hot and cold water supply. 3rd edn. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell.
Wang, S. (2010). Intelligent buildings and building automation. London: Spon Press.
Jayamaha, L. (2007). Energy-efficient building systems : green strategies for operation and maintenance. New York: McGraw-Hill.