This design problem is an open-ended one which has no one correct solution. You will work in teams
of 3 or 4. Although you may discuss this problem with others, the team must come up with a unique
solution. Plagiarism will result in an “F” in the course.
Your project will be a report describing your solution to the problem stated below. Your work will be
graded (based on the rubric on the next page) on technical content as well as on
writing/communication effectiveness, grammar and spelling. Follow the attached format guide and
Using methods in ASHRAE Handbook of HVAC Applications, estimate the rate of evaporation from
the surface of an Olympic-size swimming pool.
The swimming hall is maintained at 30
C with a dew point temperature of 21
Based on your estimate:
a) Determine the load, in kW, that the moisture places on the air-conditioning system.
b) Write a report that summarizes your analysis with at least three references.
c) Detail your findings in a power point presentation (the presentation should not be longer than 6