9780766806672

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766806672

  • ISBN10:

    0766806677

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/18/1999
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 4E covers the fundamentals and practical applications for understanding and maintaining all heating and cooling systems. The comprehensive coverage of the basic theory, latest terminology, diagnostic methods, and repair procedures, combine to make this the most complete HVAC-R book available today. Advances in technology, procedures, and equipment are addressed throughout this new edition, with an increased emphasis on digital electronic controls and system efficiency. Certification and safety coverage are also expanded upon in this new edition. ALSO AVAILABLE Lab Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-0668-5 INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-0669-3 Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-7668-0671-5

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Theory of Heat
Theory
1(12)
Matter and Energy
13(9)
Refrigeration and Refrigerants
22(40)
SECTION 2: Safety, Tools and Equipment, Shop Practices
General Safety Practices
62(13)
Tools and Equipment
75(20)
Fasteners
95(7)
Tubing and Piping
102(21)
System Evacuation
123(22)
Refrigerant and Oil Management---Recovery, Recycling, Reclaiming, and Retrofitting
145(21)
System Charging
166(10)
Calibrating Instruments
176(16)
SECTION 3: Basic Automatic Controls
Basic Electricity and Magnetism
192(24)
Introduction to Automatic Controls
216(11)
Automatic Control Components and Applications
227(26)
Troubleshooting Basic Controls
253(15)
Electronic and Programmable Controls
268(18)
SECTION 4: Electric Motors
Types of Electric Motors
286(18)
Application of Motors
304(14)
Motor Controls
318(9)
Troubleshooting Electric Motors
327(15)
SECTION 5: Commercial Refrigeration
Evaporators and the Refrigeration System
342(15)
Condensers
357(18)
Compressors
375(22)
Expansion Devices
397(22)
Special Refrigeration System Components
419(28)
Application of Refrigeration Systems
447(42)
Special Refrigeration Applications
489(19)
Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial Refrigeration
508(45)
SECTION 6: Air Conditioning (Heating and Humidification)
Electric Heat
553(16)
Gas Heat
569(45)
Oil Heat
614(33)
Hydronic Heat
647(18)
Alternative Heating (Stoves, Fireplace Inserts, Solar)
665(17)
Indoor Air Quality
682(16)
SECTION 7: Air Conditioning (Cooling)
Comfort and Psychrometrics
698(17)
Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning
715(17)
Air Distribution and Balance
732(36)
Installation
768(20)
Controls
788(10)
Typical Operating Conditions
798(14)
Troubleshooting
812(25)
SECTION 8: All-Weather Systems
Electric, Gas, and Oil Heat with Electric Air Conditioning
837(12)
Air Source Heat Pumps
849(39)
Geothermal Heat Pumps
888(19)
SECTION 9: Domestic Appliances
Domestic Refrigerators
907(51)
Domestic Freezers
958(25)
Room Air Conditioners
983(29)
SECTION 10: Chilled-Water Air Conditioning Systems
High-Pressure, Low-Pressure, and Absorption Chilled-Water Systems
1012(39)
Cooling Towers and Pumps
1051(15)
Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Chilled-Water Air Conditioning Systems
1066

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