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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology - 7th edition

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9781111644475

ISBN10: 1111644470

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology by Bill Whitman - ISBN 9781111644475
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Publications
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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology by Bill Whitman - ISBN 9781111644475

ISBN13: 9781111644475

ISBN10: 1111644470

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 13
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Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to maintain and troubleshoot today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems with REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 7th Edition. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, this time honored best seller provides the exceptional hands-on guidance, practical applications, latest technology and solid foundation you need to fully understand today's HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology in today's HVAC/R industry with an emphasis on new technologies and the latest advancements in the industry, the 7th edition has been updated to include more on Green Awareness, LEED accreditation and building performances with two new chapters on Energy Audits and Heat Gains and Losses. This edition covers the all-important soft skills and customer relation issues that impact customer satisfaction and employment success. Memorable examples, more than 260 supporting photos and unique Service Call features emphasize the relevance and importance of what you are learning. Trust Refrigeration and Air Conditioning TECHNOLOGY 7E to provide you with clear and accurate coverage of critical skills your HVAC/R success.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section I: THEORY OF HEAT.
1. Heat and Pressure.
2. Matter and Energy.
3. Refrigeration and Refrigerants.
Section II: SAFETY, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT, SHOP PRACTICES.
4. General Safety Practices.
5. Tools and Equipment.
6. Fasteners.
7. Tubing and Piping.
8. Leak Detection, System Evacuation and System Clean-up
9. Refrigerant and Oil Chemistry and Management—Recovery, Recycling, Reclaiming, and Retrofitting.
10. System Charging.
11. Calibrating Instruments.
Section III: BASIC AUTOMATIC CONTROLS.
12. Basic Electricity and Magnetism.
13. Introduction to Automatic Controls.
14. Automatic Control Components and Applications.
15. Troubleshooting Basic Controls.
16. Advanced Automatic Controls—Direct Digital Controls (DDC) and Pneumatics.
Section IV: ELECTRIC MOTORS.
17. Types of Electric Motors.
18. Application of Motors.
19. Motor Controls.
20. Troubleshooting Electric Motors.
Section V: COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION.
21. Evaporators and the Refrigeration System.
22. Condensers.
23. Compressors.
24. Expansion Devices.
25. Special Refrigeration System Components.
26. Application of Refrigeration Systems.
27. Commercial Ice Machines.
28. Special Refrigeration Applications.
29. Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial Refrigeration.
Section VI: AIR CONDITIONING (HEATING AND HUMIDIFICATION).
30. Electric Heat.
31. Gas Heat.
32. Oil Heat.
33. Hydronic Heat.
34. Indoor Air Quality.
Section VII: AIR CONDITIONING (COOLING).
35. Comfort and Psychrometrics.
36. Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning.
37. Air Distribution and Balance.
38. Installation.
39. Residential Energy Auditing
40. Typical Operating Conditions.
41. Troubleshooting.
Section VIII: ALL-WEATHER SYSTEMS.
42. Heat Gain and Heat Loss in Buildings.
43. Air Source Heat Pumps.
44. Geothermal Heat Pumps.
Section IX: DOMESTIC APPLIANCES.
45. Domestic Refrigerators and Freezers.
46. Room Air Conditioners.
Section X: COMMERCIAL AIR-CONDITIONING AND CHILLED-WATER SYSTEMS
47. High-Pressure, Low-Pressure, and Absorption Chilled-Water Systems.
48. Cooling Towers and Pumps.
49. Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of Chilled-Water Air-Conditioning Systems.
50. Commercial Rooftop, Packaged, Variable Refrigerant Flow, and Variable Air Volume Systems. 

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