9780071761390

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071761390

  • ISBN10:

    007176139X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Fully updated to cover the latest developments in air conditioning and refrigeration Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Second Edition, an introduction to the basic principles and practices of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, contains all of the task-simplifying details needed for any project. Featuring more than 800 illustrations, the book provides step-by-step instructions for efficient, cost-effective, and current methods for choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing today's air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. New to this Edition: 16-page color insert Updated coverage of solenoids and valves EPA mandates for refrigerants and site safety Updated discussion of compressors Coverage of residential air conditioning units

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Tools, Instruments, and Specialized Equipment
Chapter 2. Development of Refrigeration
Chapter 3. Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Chapter 4. Solenoids and Valves
Chapter 5. Electric Motors: Selection, Characteristics, and Problems
Chapter 6. Refrigerants: New and Old
Chapter 7. Refrigeration Compressors
Chapter 8. Condensers, Chillers, and Cooling Towers
Chapter 9. Working With Water-Cooling Problems
Chapter 10. Evaporators
Chapter 11. Refrigerant: Flow Control
Chapter 12. Servicing and Safety
Chapter 13. Freezers
Chapter 14. Temperature, Psychrometrics, and Air Control
Chapter 15. Comfort Air Conditioning
Chapter 16. Commercial Air-Conditioning Systems
Chapter 17. Various Types of Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps
Chapter 18. Estimating Load and Insulating Pipes
Chapter 19. Insulating Power for Air Conditioners
Chapter 20. Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Careers
Appendix A. Some New Refrigerants
Appendix B. Electrical and Electronic Symbols Used in Schematics
Appendix C. Programming Thermostats
Appendix D. Tools of the Trade (Plus Frequently Asked Questions With Answers)
Appendix E. Generic Substitute Names Used in SNAP Listings
Glossary
Index

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