Inserting Duct to Diffuser Connections

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Next, you will connect the diffusers to the ductwork. First you will connect the supply diffusers in Offices 103, 105, and 107 to the supply ducts using end connections. To do this, go to

DM HVAC arrowDiffuser Connections arrowEnd Connection

Design Master HVAC will prompt you to select the diffuser to connect. Select diffuser S-2 in Office 103. You will then be prompted to select the duct. Select the supply duct entering Office 103. Design Master HVAC will connect the diffuser and the duct. Your drawing should match the one shown below.

dwg_office103_sdiff_connected

Repeat this command for the supply ducts in Offices 105 and 107. Your drawing should match the one shown below.

dwg_offices_sdiff_connected

To connect the supply diffusers in Conference 102 to the supply ducts and to connect the return diffusers in the entire building to the return ducts, you will use a perpendicular connection. To do this, go to

DM HVAC arrowDiffuser Connections arrowPerpendicular Connection

Design Master HVAC will prompt you to select the objects you wish to connect. Click on the S-2 diffusers in Conference 102. When you have finished selecting the diffusers, press ENTER. You will then be prompted to select the duct. Select the supply duct entering Conference 102. Design Master HVAC will connect the diffusers and the duct. Your drawing should match the one shown below.

dwg_conf_sdiff_connected

Repeat these steps for the return diffusers in Conference 102, selecting the return duct to connect to. Also complete these steps for the return diffusers in Offices 103, 105, and 107, connecting these diffusers to the return duct in the hallway. Your finished drawing should match the one shown below.

dwg_ducts_diff_connected

Congratulations! You now know how to perform the basic duct, diffuser, and diffuser connection functions using Design Master HVAC.

See Duct Sizing and Double-line for the next tutorial.


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