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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology: Concepts, Procedures, and Troubleshooting Techniques

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Edition:
5th
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9781401837662

ISBN10:
1401837662
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/13/2004
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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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(4)
General Safety Practices
9(4)
Tools and Equipment
13(2)
Fasteners
15(2)
Tubing and Piping
17(10)
Flaring Tubing
19(4)
Soldering and Brazing
23(4)
System Evacuation
27(14)
Standing Pressure Test
29(4)
Performing a Deep Vacuum
33(4)
Triple Evacuation
37(4)
Refrigerant and Oil Chemistry and Management---Recovery/Recycling/Reclaiming and Retrofitting
41(6)
Refrigerant Recovery
45(2)
System Charging
47(10)
Charging a System
49(4)
Charging a System with Refrigerant Using Scales
53(4)
Calibrating Instruments
57(10)
Calibrating Thermometers
59(4)
Checking Accuracy or Calibration of Electrical Instruments
63(4)
Basic Electricity and Magnetism
67(8)
Making Voltage and Amperage Readings with a VOM
69(4)
Measuring Resistance and Using Ohm's Law
73(2)
Introduction to Automatic Controls
75(6)
Automatic Controls
77(4)
Automatic Control Components and Applications
81(14)
Controlling Temperature
85(4)
Pressure Sensing Devices
89(4)
Controlling the Head Pressure in a Water-Cooled Refrigeration System
93(2)
Troubleshooting Basic Controls
95(4)
Troubleshooting Controls
97(2)
Advanced Automatic Controls
99(2)
Types of Electric Motors
101(8)
Identification of Electric Motors
103(4)
Compressor Winding Identification
107(2)
Application of Motors
109(4)
Motor Application and Features
111(2)
Motor Controls
113(4)
Identification of a Relay, Contactor, and Starter
115(2)
Troubleshooting Electric Motors
117(8)
Belt-Drive Motors
119(2)
Examination of a Hermetic Compressor Electric Motor
121(2)
Checking a Capacitor with an Ohmmeter
123(2)
Evaporators and the Refrigeration System
125(8)
Evaporator Functions and Superheat
127(2)
Evaporator Performance
129(2)
Checking an Evaporator While Under Excessive Load
131(2)
Condensers
133(12)
Condenser Functions and Superheat
135(4)
Air-Cooled Condenser Performance
139(2)
Evaluation of a Water-Cooled Condenser
141(2)
Determining the Correct Head Pressure
143(2)
Compressors
145(10)
Compressor Operating Temperatures
147(4)
Compressor Efficiency
151(2)
Hermetic Compressor Change Out
153(2)
Expansion Devices
155(18)
Evaluating a Thermostatic Expansion Device
159(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Refrigerated Cooler with TXV
161(2)
Capillary Tube System Evaluation
163(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Hermetic Compressor and Capillary Tube System
165(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Hermetic Compressor and Capillary Tube System
167(2)
Changing a Thermostatic Expansion Valve
169(4)
Special Refrigeration System Components
173(8)
Pumping Refrigerant into the Receiver
177(2)
Adjusting the Crankcase Pressure Regulator (CPR) Valve
179(2)
Application of Refrigeration Systems
181(4)
Application and Evaluation of a Refrigeration System
183(2)
Commercial Ice Machines
185(12)
Ice Maker Data and Familiarization
189(2)
Ice-Making Methods
191(2)
Cleaning and Sanitizing an Ice Machine
193(4)
Special Refrigeration Applications
197(2)
Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial Refrigeration
199(8)
Situational Service Ticket
201(2)
Situational Service Ticket
203(2)
Situational Service Ticket
205(2)
Electric Heat
207(28)
Electric Furnace Familiarization
209(2)
Determining Airflow (CFM) by Using the Air Temperature Rise
211(2)
Setting the Heat Anticipator for an Electric Furnace
213(2)
Low-Voltage Control Circuits Used in Electric Heat
215(2)
Checking a Package Sequencer
217(2)
Checking Electric Heating Elements Using an Ammeter
219(4)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
223(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
225(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Electric Furnace
227(2)
Changing a Sequencer
229(2)
Situational Service Ticket
231(2)
Situational Service Ticket
233(2)
Gas Heat
235(38)
Gas Furnace Familiarization
239(2)
Identification of the Pilot Safety Feature of a Gas Furnace
241(2)
Gas Furnace Heat Sensing Elements
243(2)
Gas Valve, Blower Fan Motor, Blower, and Draft Analysis
245(4)
Wiring for a Gas Furnace
249(2)
Maintenance of Gas Burners
251(2)
Checking a Gas Furnace for Correct Venting
253(2)
Combustion Analysis of a Gas Furnace
255(2)
Determining Airflow (CFM) Using the Air Temperature Rise Method
257(2)
Main Burner, Pilot Burner, Fan and Limit Control, Transformer, and Thermostat Analysis
259(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Gas Furnace with Standing Pilot
261(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Gas Furnace with Spark Ignition
263(2)
Changing a Gas Valve on a Gas Furnace
265(2)
Changing a Fan Motor on a Gas Furnace
267(2)
Situational Service Ticket
269(2)
Situational Service Ticket
271(2)
Oil Heat
273(22)
Familiarization with Oil Furnace Components
275(2)
Oil Burner Maintenance
277(2)
Electronic Controls for Oil Burners
279(2)
Checking the Fan and Limit Control
281(2)
Adjusting an Oil Burner Pump Pressure
283(2)
Combustion Analysis of an Oil Burner
285(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Oil Furnace
287(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Oil Furnace
289(2)
Situational Service Ticket
291(2)
Situational Service Ticket
293(2)
Hydronic Heat
295(6)
Filling a Hot-Water Heating System
297(2)
Filling an Expansion Tank on a Hot-Water Heating System
299(2)
Indoor Air Quality
301(4)
Humidification
303(2)
Comfort and Psychrometrics
305(4)
Comfort Conditions
307(2)
Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning
309(6)
Air Conditioning Component Familiarization
313(2)
Air Distribution and Balance
315(6)
Evaluating Duct Size
317(2)
Airflow Measurements
319(2)
Installation
321(10)
Evaluating an Air-Conditioning Installation
323(2)
Using the Halide Leak Detector
325(2)
Using Electronic Leak Detectors
327(2)
Start-up and Checkout of an Air-Conditioning System
329(2)
Controls
331(4)
Identifying Controls of a Central Air-Conditioning System
333(2)
Typical Operating Conditions
335(6)
Evaporator Operating Conditions
337(2)
Condenser Operating Conditions
339(2)
Troubleshooting
341(20)
Manufacturer's Charging Procedure
343(2)
Charging a System in the Field Using Typical Conditions (Fixed-Bore Metering Device)
345(2)
Charging a System in the Field Using Typical Conditions (Thermostatic Expansion Valve)
347(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Central Air-Conditioning with Fixed-Bore Metering Device
349(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Central Air-Conditioning with Fixed-Bore Metering Device
351(2)
Changing a Hermetic Compressor
353(2)
Changing an Evaporator in an Air-Conditioning System
355(2)
Situational Service Ticket
357(2)
Situational Service Ticket
359(2)
Electric, Gas, and Oil Heat with Electric Air-Conditioning
361(4)
Control Checkout for an All-Weather System
363(2)
Air Source Heat Pumps
365(30)
Familiarization with Air-to-Air Heat Pump Components
369(2)
Using Manufacturer's Information to Check Heat Pump Performance
371(2)
Heat Pump Performance Check While in Cooling Mode
373(2)
Checking the Control Circuit in the Emergency and Auxiliary Heat Modes
375(2)
Checking the Four-Way Valve During the Heating and Cooling Cycles
377(2)
Checking Low-Voltage Field Control Circuits at the Individual Components
379(4)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Heat Pump
383(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Heat Pump
385(2)
Changing a Four-Way Valve on a Heat Pump
387(2)
Wiring a Split System Heat Pump, Low-Voltage Control Wiring
389(2)
Situational Service Ticket
391(2)
Situational Service Ticket
393(2)
Geothermal Heat Pumps
395(6)
Familiarization with Geothermal Heat Pumps
397(2)
Checking the Water Flow, Geothermal Heat Pumps
399(2)
Domestic Refrigerators
401(24)
Domestic Refrigerator Familiarization
403(2)
Refrigerator Temperature Conditions During Pull Down
405(2)
Charging a Refrigerator Using the Frost-Line Method
407(2)
Pressure and Temperature Readings While Refrigerated Box Is Pulling Down in Temperature
409(2)
Testing a Compressor Electrically
411(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Refrigerator
413(2)
Troubleshooting Exercise: Refrigerator
415(2)
Removing the Moisture from a Refrigerator After an Evaporator Leak
417(2)
Changing a Compressor on a Refrigerator
419(2)
Situational Service Ticket
421(2)
Situational Service Ticket
423(2)
Domestic Freezers
425(10)
Domestic Freezer Familiarization
427(2)
Charging a Freezer by the Frost-Line Method
429(2)
Charging a Freezer Using a Measured Change
431(2)
Freezer Gasket Examination
433(2)
Room Air Conditioners
435(10)
Window Air-Conditioner Familiarization
437(2)
Checking the Charge Without Gages
439(2)
Charging a Window Unit by the Sweat-Line Method
441(2)
Charging a Unit Using Scales or a Charging Cylinder
443(2)
High-Pressure, Low-Pressure and Absorption Chilled Water Systems
445(4)
Cooling Towers and Pumps
449(2)
Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Chilled-Water Air-Conditioning Systems
451


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