9781401895136

Electricity & Controls for HVAC-R

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    9781401895136

  • ISBN10:

    1401895131

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/18/2005
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

Now in its fifth edition, Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry. Prior knowledge of electricity is not required as this book begins with discussion of essential basic electricity and electrical circuits concepts. Numerous schematic diagrams and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures are included to acquaint readers with all of the different types of circuits commonly encountered in the HVAC-R field.

Table of Contents

Preface v
SECTION 1 BASIC ELECTRICITY
1(76)
A Special Note on Safety
2(4)
Atomic Structure
6(5)
Electrical Quantities and Ohm's Law
11(6)
Measuring Instruments
17(10)
Electrical Circuits
27(15)
Electrical Services
42(12)
Wire Size and Voltage Drop
54(8)
Inductance
62(6)
Capacitance
68(9)
SECTION 2 CONTROL CIRCUITS
77(28)
Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
78(17)
Developing Wiring Diagrams
95(10)
SECTION 3 MOTORS
105(74)
Split-Phase Motors
106(10)
The Shaded-Pole Induction Motor
116(4)
Multispeed Motors
120(12)
Three-Phase Motor Principles
132(11)
The Squirrel-Cage Induction Motor
143(19)
The Wound Rotor Induction Motor
162(7)
The Synchronous Motor
169(6)
Brushless DC Motors
175(4)
SECTION 4 TRANSFORMERS
179(34)
Isolation Transformers
180(21)
Autotransformers
201(6)
Current Transformers
207(6)
SECTION 5 CONTROL COMPONENTS
213(116)
Overloads
214(8)
Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters
222(5)
The Solid-State Relay
227(3)
The Control Transformer
230(7)
Starting Relays
237(10)
Variable-Speed Motor Control
247(4)
The Defrost Timer
251(8)
The Thermostat
259(15)
Pressure Switches
274(5)
The Flow Switch
279(3)
The Humidistat
282(2)
Fan-Limit Switches
284(5)
The Oil-Pressure Failure Switch
289(4)
Solenoid Valves
293(5)
The Short-Cycle Timer
298(11)
Methods of Sensing Temperature
309(8)
Gas Burner Controls
317(6)
Oil Burner Controls
323(6)
SECTION 6 TROUBLESHOOTING USING CONTROL SCHEMATICS
329(50)
Introduction to Troubleshooting
330(14)
Room Air Conditioners
344(6)
A Commercial Air-Conditioning Unit
350(5)
Heat-Pump Controls
355(11)
Packaged Units: Electric Air Conditioning and Gas Heat
366(13)
SECTION 7 ICE MAKER AND REFRIGERATION CONTROLS
379(48)
Household Ice Makers
380(21)
Commercial Ice Makers
401(16)
Refrigeration Controls
417(10)
SECTION 8 SOLID-STATE DEVICES
427(60)
Resistors and Color Codes
428(7)
Semiconductor Materials
435(5)
The PN Junction
440(5)
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and Photodiodes
445(6)
The Transistor
451(6)
The Unijunction Transistor
457(4)
The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier
461(7)
The Diac
468(2)
The Triac
470(5)
The Operational Amplifier
475(12)
SECTION 9 SOLID-STATE CONTROLS
487(30)
Programmable Logic Controllers
488(14)
Programming a PC
502(11)
Analog Sensing for Programmable Controllers
513(4)
Glossary 517(18)
Index 535

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