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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

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Edition:
4th
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9780766806689

ISBN10:
0766806685
Format:
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Pub. Date:
11/2/1999
Publisher(s):
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.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Tools List: Operating Systems, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Service Equipment, Tools, Materials, and Supplies List ix
Theory
1(2)
Matter and Energy
3(2)
Refrigeration and Refrigerants
5(2)
Safety
7(4)
Tools and Equipment
11(2)
Fasteners
13(2)
Tubing and Piping
15(10)
Flaring Tubing
17(4)
Soldering and Brazing
21(4)
System Evacuation
25(14)
Standing Pressure Test
27(4)
Performing a Deep Vacuum
31(4)
Triple Evacuation
35(4)
Refrigerant Management---Recovery/Recycling/Reclaiming
39(4)
Refrigerant Recovery
41(2)
System Charging
43(10)
Charging a System
45(4)
Charging a System with Refrigerant Using Scales
49(4)
Calibrating Instruments
53(10)
Calibrating Thermometers
55(4)
Checking Accuracy or Calibration of Electrical Instruments
59(4)
Basic Electricity and Magnetism
63(8)
Making Voltage and Amperage Readings with a VOM
65(4)
Measuring Resistance and Using Ohm's Law
69(2)
Introduction to Automatic Controls
71(6)
Automatic Controls
73(4)
Automatic Control Components and Applications
77(14)
Controlling Temperature
81(4)
Pressure Sensing Devices
85(4)
Controlling the Head Pressure in a Water-Cooled Refrigeration System
89(2)
Troubleshooting Basic Controls
91(4)
Troubleshooting Controls
93(2)
Electronic and Programmable Controls
95(2)
Types of Electric Motors
97(8)
Identification of Electric Motors
99(4)
Compressor Winding Identification
103(2)
Application of Motors
105(4)
Motor Application and Features
107(2)
Motor Starting
109(4)
Identification of a Relay, Contactor, and Starter
111(2)
Troubleshooting Electric Motors
113(8)
Belt-Drive Motors
115(2)
Examination of a Hermetic Compressor Electric Motor
117(2)
Checking a Capacitor with an Ohmmeter
119(2)
Evaporators and the Refrigeration System
121(8)
Evaporator Functions and Superheat
123(2)
Evaporator Performance
125(2)
Checking an Evaporator While Under Excessive Load
127(2)
Condensors
129(14)
Condensor Functions and Superheat
133(4)
Air-Cooled Condensor Performance
137(2)
Evaluation of a Water-Cooled Condensor
139(2)
Determining the Correct Head Pressure
141(2)
Compressors
143(10)
Compressors Operating Temperatures
145(4)
Compressor Efficiency
149(2)
Hermetic Compressor Change Out
151(2)
Expansion Devices
153(14)
Expansion Devices
155(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise Refrigerated Cooler with Thermostatic Expansion Valve
157(2)
Capillary Tube System Evaluation
159(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Hermetic Compressor and Capillary Tube System
161(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Hermetic Compressor and Capillary Tube System
163(2)
Changing a Thermostatic Expansion Valve
165(2)
Special Refrigeration System Components
167(6)
Pumping Refrigerant into the Receiver
169(2)
Adjusting the Crankcase Pressure Regulator (CPR) Valve
171(2)
Application of Refrigeration Systems
173(6)
Application of Refrigeration Systems
175(2)
Ice-Making Methods
177(2)
Special Refrigeration Applications
179(2)
Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial Refrigeration
181(8)
Situational Service Ticket
183(2)
Situational Service Ticket
185(2)
Situational Service Ticket
187(2)
Electric Heat
189(26)
Electric Furnace Familiarization
191(2)
Determining Airflow (CFM) by Using the Air Temperature Rise
193(2)
Setting the Heat Anticipator for an Electric Furnace
195(2)
Low-Voltage Control Circuits Used in Electric Heat
197(2)
Checking a Package Sequencer
199(2)
Checking Electric Heating Elements Using an Ammeter
201(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
203(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
205(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
207(2)
Situational Service Ticket
209(2)
Situational Service Ticket
211(2)
Situational Service Ticket
213(2)
Gas Heat
215(30)
Gas Furnace Familiarization
217(2)
Identification of the Pilot Safety Feature of a Gas Furnace
219(2)
Gas Furnace Heat Sensing Elements
221(2)
Wiring for a Gas Furnace
223(2)
Maintenance of Gas Burners
225(2)
Checking a Gas Furnace for Correct Venting
227(2)
Combustion Analysis of a Gas Furnace
229(2)
Determining Airflow (CFM) Using the Air Temperature Rise Method
231(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Gas Furnace with Standing Pilot
233(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Gas Furnace with Spark Ignition
235(2)
Changing a Gas Valve on a Gas Furnace
237(2)
Changing a Fan Motor on a Gas Furnace
239(2)
Situational Service Ticket
241(2)
Situational Service Ticket
243(2)
Oil Heat
245(22)
Familiarization with Oil Furnace Components
247(2)
Oil Burner Maintenance
249(2)
Electronic Controls for Oil Burners
251(2)
Checking the Fan and Limit Control
253(2)
Adjusting an Oil Burner Pump Pressure
255(2)
Combustion Analysis of an Oil Burner
257(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Oil Furnace
259(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Oil Furnace
261(2)
Situational Service Ticket
263(2)
Situational Service Ticket
265(2)
Hydronic Heat
267(6)
Filling a Hot-Water Heating System
269(2)
Filling an Expansion Tank on a Hot-Water Heating System
271(2)
Alternative Heating
273(2)
Indoor Air Quality
275(4)
Humidification
277(2)
Comfort and Psychrometrics
279(4)
Comfort Conditions
281(2)
Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning
283(4)
Air Conditioning Component Familiarization
285(2)
Air Distribution and Balance
287(6)
Evaluating Duct Size
289(2)
Airflow Measurements
291(2)
Installation
293(10)
Evaluating an Air Conditioning Installation
295(2)
Using the Halide Leak Detector
297(2)
Using Electronic Leak Detectors
299(2)
Startup and Checkout of an Air Conditioning System
301(2)
Controls
303(4)
Identifying Controls of a Central Air Conditioning System
305(2)
Typical Operating Conditions
307(6)
Evaporator Operating Conditions
309(2)
Condensor Operating Conditions
311(2)
Troubleshooting
313(20)
Manufacturer's Charging Procedure
315(2)
Charging a System in the Field Using Typical Conditions (Fixed-Bore Metering Device)
317(2)
Charging a System in the Field Using Typical Conditions (Thermostatic Expansion Valve)
319(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Central Air Conditioning with Fixed-Bore Metering Device
321(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Central Air Conditioning with Fixed-Bore Metering Device
323(2)
Changing a Hermetic Compressor
325(2)
Changing an Evaporator in an Air Conditioning System
327(2)
Situational Service Ticket
329(2)
Situational Service Ticket
331(2)
Electric, Gas, and Oil Heat with Electric Air Conditioning
333(4)
Control Checkout for an All-Weather System
335(2)
Heat Pumps
337(30)
Familiarization with Air-to-Air Heat Pump Components
341(2)
Using Manufacturer's Information to Check Heat Pump performance
343(2)
Heat Pump Performance Check while in Cooling Mode
345(2)
Checking the Control Circuit in the Emergency and Auxiliary Heat Modes
347(2)
Checking Four-Way Valve During the Heating and Cooling Cycles
349(2)
Checking Low-Voltage Field Control Circuits at the Individual Components
351(4)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Heat Pump
355(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Heat Pump
357(2)
Changing a Four-Way Valve on a Heat Pump
359(2)
Wiring a Split System Heat Pump, Low-Voltage Control Wiring
361(2)
Situational Service Ticket
363(2)
Situational Service Ticket
365(2)
Geothermal Heat Pumps
367(6)
Familiarization with Geothermal Heat Pumps
369(2)
Checking the Water Flow, Geothermal Heat Pumps
371(2)
Domestic Refrigerators
373(24)
Domestic Refrigerator Familiarization
375(2)
Refrigerator Temperature Conditions During Pulldown
377(2)
Charging a Refrigerator Using the Frost-Line Method
379(2)
Pressure and Temperature Readings while Refrigerated Box Is Pulling Down in Temperature
381(2)
Testing a Compressor Electrically
383(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Refrigerator
385(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Refrigerator
387(2)
Removing the Moisture from a Refrigerator after an Evaporator Leak
389(2)
Changing a Compressor on a Refrigerator
391(2)
Situational Service Ticket
393(2)
Situational Service Ticket
395(2)
Domestic Freezers
397(10)
Domestic Freezer Familiarization
399(2)
Charging a Freezer by the Frost-Line Method
401(2)
Charging a Freezer Using a Measured Change
403(2)
Freezer Gasket Examination
405(2)
Room Air Conditioners
407(10)
Window Air Conditioner Familiarization
409(2)
Checking the Charge without Gages
411(2)
Charging a Window Unit by the Sweat-Line Method
413(2)
Charging a Unit Using Scales or a Charging Cylinder
415(2)
Chilled Water Air Conditioning Systems
417(4)
Cooling Towers and Pumps
421(2)
Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Chilled Water Air Conditioning Systems
423
Pressure/Temperature Chart


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