Refrigeration & air conditioning technology / Eugene Silberstein, Jason Obrzut, John A. Tomczyk, WIlliam M. Johnson, WIlliam C. Whitman.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston, MA : Cengage, 2020Copyright date: �2021Edition: Ninth editionDescription: xxv, 1701 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cmContent type:
- Refrigeration and air conditioning technology
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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, instrumentation, 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: 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 variable air volume systems -- Appendix A: Alternative heating (stoves and fireplace inserts) -- Appendix B: Temperature conversion chart.
Easy-to-understand resource provides hands-on guidance, practical applications, and the solid foundation you need to understand modern HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology and emphasizing new technologies and green awareness, the Ninth Edition features the latest advances in the HVAC/R industry, including updated content throughout the text and more than 400 new and revised figures and images. Drawing on decades of industry experience, the authors also cover the all-important soft skills and customer relations issues that today's professionals need to master for career success. Memorable real-world examples, hundreds of vibrant photos, and unique Service Call features bring key concepts to life and help you develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's dynamic industry.
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