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Refrigeration and air conditioning technology

Author: John Tomczyk; Eugene Silberstein; William C Whitman; William M Johnson
Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, 2016. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tomczyk; Eugene Silberstein; William C Whitman; William M Johnson
ISBN: 9781305578296 1305578295
OCLC Number: 939855699
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 1704 : illustrations, color ; 29 cm
Contents: Section 1: Theory of heat. Introduction ; Heat, temperature, and pressure ; Matter and energy ; Refrigeration and refrigerants --
Section 2: Safety, tools and equipment, and shop practices. General safety practices ; Tools and equipment ; Fasteners ; Tubing and piping ; Leak detection, system evacuation, and system cleanup ; Refrigerant and oil chemistry and management : recovery, recycling, reclaiming, and retrofitting ; System charging ; Calibrating instruments --
Section 3: Basic automatic controls. Basic electricity and magnetism ; Introduction to automatic controls ; Automatic control components and applications ; Troubleshooting basic controls ; Advanced automatic controls : direct digital controls (DDCs) and pneumatics --
Section 4: Electric motors. Types of electric motors ; Application of motors ; Motor controls ; Troubleshooting electric motors --
Section 5: Commercial refrigeration. Evaporators and the refrigeration system ; Condensers ; Compressors ; Expansion devices ; Special refrigeration system components ; Applications of refrigeration systems ; Commercial ice machines ; Special refrigeration applications ; Troubleshooting and typical operating conditions for commercial refrigeration --
Section 6: Air-conditioning (heating and humidification). Electric heat ; Gas heat ; Oil heat ; Hydronic heat ; Indoor air quality --
Section 7: Air-conditioning (cooling). Comfort and psychrometrics ; Refrigeration applied to air-conditioning ; Air distribution and balance ; Installation ; Residential energy auditing ; Typical operating conditions ; Troubleshooting --
Section 8: All-weather systems. Heat gains and heat losses in structures ; Air source heat pumps ; Geothermal heat pumps --
Section 9: Domestic appliances. Domestic refrigerators and freezers ; Room air conditioners --
Section 10: Commercial air-conditioning and chilled-water systems. High-pressure, low-pressure, and absorption chilled-water systems ; Cooling towers and pumps ; Operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of chilled-water air-conditioning systems ; Commercial, packaged rooftop, variable refrigerant flow, and variable air volume systems --
Appendix A: Alternative heating (stoves and fireplace inserts) --
Appendix B: Temperature conversion chart --
Glossary.
Responsibility: John A. Tomczyk, Eugene Silberstein, William C. Whitman, William M. Johnson.

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