Lesson 2: Modeling the Mechanical Plan

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Introduction

In this lesson, students are introduced to creating mechanical plan components such as: supply, return, and exhaust diffusers, RTU, and ducts from a provided sketch.

Lesson Time

Modeling HVAC
4 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Architectural Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 11
  • 12
  • Post-Secondary
  • Adult

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to apply and size supply, return,and exhaust diffusers in a BIM model
  • Students will be able to utilize Duct-sizing software to calculate the size of ducts in a run.
  • Students will be able to modify the size of ducts in a run.
  • Students will be able to create "transitions" in ducts in a run.
  • Students will be able to navigate in a 3D environment to work on a BIM model
  • Students will be able to assign a RTU and connect supply and return ducts to it.
  • Students will be able to link an architectural model into Revit MEP per industry standards

Program Information and Grade Levels

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Architectural Design
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Engineering Technology
    • Engineering Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Networking
Grade Levels
  • 11
  • 12
  • Post-Secondary
  • Adult

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