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Syllabus of University of Pune B.Sc.HS Semester III-HOTEL ENGINEERING
Sub Title - HOTEL ENGINEERING
Subject Code - 306
Semester - Third
Teaching and Examination Scheme:
Chapter-1 Maintenance & Replacement Policy 06 08
1.1. Importance of maintenance dept. in Hotel Industry.
1.2. Organization of maintenance Dept . in 3/4/5 star hotel .
1.3. Duties & responsibility of chief Engg. of a hotel.
1.4. Types of maintenance with examples of each ,
1.4.1. Advantages & disadvantages.
1.5. Maintenance chart : for
1.5.1. Swimming pool
1.6. Reasons for replacement of equipment.
1.7. Replacement factors
1.8. Economic replace of equipment (introduction only).
1.9. Contract of Maintenance Definition & procedure , types.Advantages &
Chapter 2 Refrigeration 08 10
2.1 Definition, Pressure, Energy, Heat, Temperature,
Specific heat, Sensible and latent heat ,Relative
humidity, DBT, WBT
2.2 Block diagram and function of :Boiler, Condenser,
Compressor, Evaporator, Heat Exchanger.
2.3 Unit of refrigeration
2.4 Vapour compression Refrigeration system (Block
2.5 Absorption refrigeration system (Block diagram)
2.6 Domestic Refrigerator, defrosting, Need, Methods,
Maintenance of refrigerator.
2.7 Refrigerant :types , properties of good refrigerant.
2.8 Ammonia as a refrigerant.
Chapter 3. Air-conditioning 06 08
3.1 Factors affecting comfort AC (supply of oxygen,
removal of heat &moisture proper air circulation, pure
3.2 Factors affecting on AC load.
3.3 Types of AC systems :Central AC ,Unitary AC.
3.4 AC equipment :Air filter, Humidifier , Dehumidifier.
3.5 Window AC
3.6 Walk in freezer , cold storage.
Chapter 4. Pollution & Control 04 08
4.1 Air pollution.
4.1.2 Control –Collectors, filters
4.1.3 Govt. stipulated conditions for air pollution.
4.2 Water pollution.
4.2.1 Water pollution sources in Hotels.
4.2.2 Control methods
4.2.3 Govt. stipulated conditions for water pollutio
4.3. Waste Disposal
4.3.1. Waste Handling equipment –
4.3.2. Controlling methods(recycled material, land
filling, heat recovery by incineration )
4.4. Noise pollution control.
4.4.1. Sources of noise in Hotel & its unit.
4.4.2. Introductory control methods.
4.4.3. Govt.stipulated condition for noise pollution.
4.5. Environmental Degradation, Global warming and
methods of Conservation.Concept of Recycling
Chapter 5. Water and Sanitation. 08 10
5.1 Water purification methods.
5.2 Methods of water softening (Ion exchange, Zeolite
5.3 Cold and hot water distribution system.
5.4 Various plumbing fixtures.
5.5 Types of sanitary traps and their applications.
5.6 Types of water closets and flushing.
Chapter 6. Fuels and Electricity. 06 10
6.1 Methods of heat transfer.
6.2 Units of heat.
6.3 Solid,Liquid,Gas,Electricity,Biogas fuels.
6.4 Importance of earthing.
6.5 Safety devices such as fuse,circuits breaker.
6.6 Methods of lighting (Direct,Indirect)
6.7 Types of electric supply (single phase,three phase)
6.8 Calculation of electricity bill.
Chapter 7. Energy conservation. 04 08
7.1 Importance of energy conservation.
7.2 Simple methods of Energy conservation
7.3 Developing energy conservation program for hotel.
7.4 Use of solar energy for various activities.
Chapter 8. Safety in hotel Industry. 06 08
8.1 Classification of fire ,symbols.
8.2 Methods and types of fire extinguishers.
8.3 Fire detectors,alarm.
8.4 Various security system for hotel ( Key control,
There should be 4 Demonstrations / Field Visits.
1. Refrigerator/VCC system in Hotel
2. Cold storage/ walk in chiller
3. AC/ Window AC
4. Safety systems
XXXIII. Note : Glossary of Terms
Students should be familiar with the glossary of
terms pertaining to above mentioned topics
1. Management of maintenance & Engineering Systems in Hospitality Industries – by Frank D. Borsenik, John Willey & Sons
2. Industrial Organisation and Management by O.P. Khanna
3. Refrigeration & Air Conditioning by Domkondwar
4. Hotel Maintenance by Arora
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