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Heat Pump Technology

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0130339652
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Pub. Date:
6/4/2001
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

This new edition of the classic work covers all aspects of heat pumps. It is intended as both a student textbook and a reference manual for professional HVAC/R technicians. The book covers fundamentals, equipment operation, troubleshooting, startup, and service procedures. Among the many new features in this edition are: New or refined illustrations that readily convey the basic concepts of heat pump technology Expanded coverage of solid-state defrost controls Examination of all current equipment and service procedures Updated coverage of refrigerant-handling principles and refrigerants Chapter contents are: Heat Pump Systems Heat Pump Refrigeration Cycles Heat Pump Components Heat Pump Controls Water-Source Heat Pump Systems Heat Pump System Design Heat Pump System Installation Troubleshooting Heat Pump Systems Heat Pump Startup and Standard Service Procedures Representative Wiring Diagrams Rounding out the book are a comprehensive glossary and index.

Table of Contents

Heat Pump Systems
1(27)
Introduction
1(1)
Benefits of Heat Pump Systems
2(1)
What Is a Heat Pump?
2(1)
How a Heat Pump Works
3(4)
Types of Heat Pump Systems
7(7)
Auxiliary Heat Strips
14(1)
Methods of Defrost Control
15(6)
Efficiency
21(2)
Heat Pump Capacity Measurement
23(1)
Summary
24(2)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problems
26(1)
Review Questions
27(1)
Heat Pump Refrigeration Cycles
28(7)
Introduction
28(1)
Cooling Cycle
28(3)
Heating Cycle
31(1)
Defrost Cycle
32(1)
Summary
33(1)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problem
33(1)
Review Questions
34(1)
Heat Pump Components
35(43)
Introduction
35(1)
Compressor
35(6)
Reversing Valve
41(2)
Refrigerant Flow-Control (Metering) Devices
43(6)
Check Valves
49(1)
Accumulators
50(3)
Coils
53(1)
Auxiliary Heating Elements
54(2)
Crankcase Heaters
56(2)
Refrigerant Piping and Pipe Insulation
58(1)
Heat Exchanger
59(1)
Strainers
60(1)
Driers
60(8)
Discharge Mufflers
68(1)
Refrigerant Charge Compensator
69(1)
Air Filters
70(2)
Capacitors
72(1)
Summary
73(1)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problems
74(2)
Review Questions
76(2)
Heat Pump Controls
78(49)
Introduction
78(1)
Transformer
79(1)
Thermostats
80(3)
Heat Anticipator
83(3)
Defrost Controls
86(10)
Defrost Relay
96(1)
Indoor Fan Relay
96(2)
Emergency Heat Relay and Subbase
98(1)
Contactors
99(1)
Overload Protectors
100(2)
Pressure Controls
102(6)
Low-Ambient Switch
108(1)
Mild-Weather Control
108(1)
Watt Restrictors
109(1)
Auxiliary Heater Overloads and Limits
110(1)
Heat Sequencers
111(1)
Starting Components
111(6)
Lockout Relay
117(1)
Heat Pump Air-Temperature Control
117(1)
Fossil Fuel Kit
118(2)
Outdoor Thermostat Kit
120(1)
Accessory Blower Time Delay
120(1)
Heat Pump Monitor
121(1)
Heat Comfort Control
121(2)
Summary
123(2)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problems
125(1)
Review Questions
126(1)
Water-Source Heat Pump Systems
127(35)
Introduction
127(1)
Closed-Loop Earth-Coupled Systems
128(1)
Typical Closed-Loop Earth-Coupled Methods
128(3)
Earth-Coupled System Design
131(2)
Heat Pump
133(1)
Reasons for Using an Earth-Coupled System
134(1)
Vertical Earth-Coupled System
134(2)
Series U-Bend System
136(1)
Parallel U-Bend System
137(1)
Horizontal Earth-Coupled System
138(7)
Freeze Protection
145(2)
Closed-Loop Lake Heat Exchanger
147(1)
Open-Loop (Groundwater) Application
148(8)
Summary
156(3)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problem
159(1)
Review Questions
159(3)
Heat Pump System Design
162(70)
Introduction
162(1)
The Heat Load
162(10)
Heat Loss Calculation Example
172(6)
Heat Gain Calculation Example
178(2)
Procedure for Calculating Residential Heat Gain
180(16)
Heat Pump Selection
196(6)
Seasonal Performance Factor
202(4)
Cost Analysis
206(1)
Air-Distribution and Ductwork Design
206(20)
Payback Period
226(1)
Summary
227(3)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problem
230(1)
Review Questions
230(2)
Heat Pump System Installation
232(19)
Introduction
232(1)
Locating and Installing the Outdoor Unit
232(3)
Locating and Installing the Indoor Unit
235(3)
Installing the Air-Distribution System
238(1)
Installing the Refrigerant Lines
239(3)
Installing the Condensate Drain
242(1)
Electric Power Supply
243(1)
Control Wiring
244(1)
Locating and Installing the Packaged Terminal Heat Pump (PTHP)
244(1)
Postinstallation and Startup Checks
245(1)
Summary
246(2)
Troubleshooting and Repair Problem
248(1)
Review Questions
249(2)
Troubleshooting Heat Pump Systems
251(129)
Introduction
251(18)
How to Use the Troubleshooting Charts
269(2)
Component Troubleshooting
271(80)
Electrical Troubleshooting the Coleman D.E.S. Heat Pump
351(17)
Ranco DD1-032001-000 Demand Defrost Control (Used on Rheem Heat Pump Units)
368(12)
Heat Pump Startup and Standard Service Procedures
380(68)
Introduction
380(1)
Heat Pump Startup Procedures
380(2)
Electric Heating Startup Procedures
382(1)
Standard Service Procedures
383(57)
Procedures for Torch Brazing
440(8)
Representative Wiring Diagrams
448(65)
Reading Wiring Diagrams
448(1)
General Electric
449(26)
Amana Refrigeration
475(12)
BDP Company
487(8)
York Division of Borg-Warner Corp.
495(18)
Glossary 513(20)
Index 533

Excerpts

Heat Pump Technology, Third Edition,is designed for use by the instructor and students in a classroom environment, or as a source for independent study. The fundamentals are presented first, and then the more complex subjects are covered in detail. Also presented are some recommended service and start-up procedures, troubleshooting charts, and service procedures. Each of the ten chapters is dedicated to a specific area of the heat pump segment of the exciting HVAC industry. Each chapter begins with an introduction to a particular phase of heat pump technology and then presents the more complex aspects of heat pump systems and controls. Most of the chapters conclude with a summary, troubleshooting and repair problem(s), and questions covering the minimum amount of knowledge that the reader should comprehend. English-metric equivalents are included throughout to ease conversions. The text also features representative wiring diagrams to aid the reader in learning how to read heat pump wiring schematics. After studying this text, the reader will have the knowledge and confidence necessary to install and service properly heat pump systems. Special thanks are due to the following reviewers of the third edition: Kate Schiefen, Monroe Community College; R. Wirtz, Columbus State Community College; and Kevin Heath, Richmond Technical Center. Billy C. Langley


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