Maintenance of Installations of Heat Production, Cold Industrial, Hot Water, Fire and Water Treatment

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School


Maintenance of Industrial Heating and Cooling Output Systems, Domestic Hot Water Systems, Fire Extinguisher Systems and Water Treatment Systems
5 ECTS. 48 teaching hours.

             Gas Installations Maintenance

  • The components of a gas installation.
  • Design and location criteria for pipes, parts and accessories.
  • Preliminary measurement for a gas installation.
  • Permanent and mobile Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanks.
  • Maintenance of gas installations in commercial or industrial locations.
  • Rules and regulations.

    Boiler room maintenance
  • Description of the different types of boilers.
  • Heating and domestic hot water.
  • Conventional boilers, low temperature and condensation.
  • Boilers using vapour, thermal fluids, etc.
  • Burners.
  • Combustion and fuel types.
  • Phased, progressive and modulating burners.
  • Adjustment and control.
  • Maintenance and regulations.

    Maintenance of refrigeration units in air-conditioning installations
  • Description of the basic components of a refrigeration system: compressors, evaporators, condensers and expansion systems.
  • Air and water condenser units. Refrigeration towers.
  • The behaviour of refrigeration systems based on evaporation and condensation temperatures.
  • Most common units used in air-conditioning systems: refrigeration, heat pumps and recovery pumps.
  • Maintenance: basic types and operations.
    Individual and collective heating unit maintenance
    Radiant under floor heating maintenance
    Potable water system installations maintenance
    Plumbing and liquids propulsion installations maintenance
    Fire prevention installations maintenance
  • Detection and alarm systems.
  • Extinguisher units, material, and systems organised by origin and type of fire.
  • Water supply networks. Tanks.
  • Control centres. Sirens. Optical, ionic and thermovelicimetrical detectors.
  • Extinguishers and hoses.
  • Automatic sprinkler systems. Dry standpipe. Hydrants.
  • Rules and regulations. Building code.

    Bar screen filter maintenance
  • Collection and pump tanks.
  • Homogenisation and aeration systems.
  • Rules and regulations.
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(48 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:15/05/2017 End date:29/06/2017
Tuesday  18:00 to 21:00Thursday  18:00 to 21:00
Taught at:
UPC Campus Terrassa
C/ de la Igualtat, 33

Registration fee:
1.000 €

Language of instruction:
Catalan / Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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