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(eBook) (PDF) Fundamentals of HVACR, 4th edition

$29.90

By
Carter Stanfield, 
David Skaves

Description

Overview

Fundamentals of HVACR is a plain-language account of the principles of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. The text is comprehensive enough to serve as the basis of both HVACR courses and entire HVACR programs. Units are short and digestible, presenting complex material clearly and concisely. Practical tips and examples offer context and deepen understanding.The 4th Edition has been updated and revised to meet current industry standards and requirements. It has 5 new units covering HVACR electronic controls, electrical installation, room air conditioners, CO2 refrigeration systems and hydrocarbon refrigeration units. Coverage of sustainability and electrical codes has also been expanded upon for the new edition.

Published by Pearson (June 15th 2021) – Copyright © 2022
ISBN-13: 9780137574612
Subject: HVACR
Category: Fundamentals of HVACR

SECTION 1: FUNDAMENTALS

  1. Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
  2. Being a Professional HVACR Technician
  3. Safety
  4. Hand and Power Tools
  5. Fasteners
  6. Measurements

SECTION 2: HVACR SCIENCE

  1. Properties of Matter
  2. Types of Energy and Their Properties
  3. Temperature and Thermodynamics
  4. Pressure and Vacuum

SECTION 3: REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS

  1. Types of Refrigeration Systems
  2. The Refrigeration Cycle
  3. Compressors
  4. Condensers
  5. Metering Devices
  6. Evaporators
  7. Special Refrigeration Components
  8. Refrigerants and Their Properties
  9. Plotting the Refrigeration Cycle

SECTION 4: REFRIGERATION PRACTICES

  1. Refrigerant Safety
  2. Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing Equipment
  3. Piping and Tubing
  4. Soldering and Brazing
  5. Refrigerant System Piping
  6. Accessing Sealed Refrigeration Systems
  7. Refrigerant Management and the EPA
  8. Refrigerant Leak Testing
  9. Refrigerant System Evacuation
  10. Refrigerant System Charging

SECTION 5: HVACR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS

  1. Electrical Safety
  2. Basic Electricity
  3. Alternating Current Fundamentals
  4. Electrical Measuring and Test Instruments
  5. Electrical Components
  6. HVACR Electronic Controls
  7. Electric Motors
  8. Motor Controls
  9. Motor Application and Troubleshooting
  10. Electrical Diagrams
  11. Control Systems
  12. Communicating Control Systems
  13. Electrical Installation
  14. Electrical Troubleshooting

SECTION 6: AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEMS

  1. Comfort and Psychrometrics
  2. Fans and Airflow
  3. Indoor Air Quality and Filtration
  4. Ventilation and Dehumidification
  5. Room Air Conditioners
  6. Residential Air Conditioning
  7. Mini-Split, Multisplit, and Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems
  8. Residential Split-System Air-Conditioning Installations
  9. Duct Installation
  10. Troubleshooting Air-Conditioning Systems

SECTION 7: HEATING SYSTEMS

  1. Principles of Combustion and Safety
  2. Gas Heat
  3. Gas Furnace Controls
  4. Gas Furnace Installation
  5. Troubleshooting Gas Furnaces
  6. Oil-Fired Heating Systems
  7. Residential Oil Heating Service
  8. Residential Oil Heating Installation
  9. Troubleshooting Oil Heating Systems
  10. Residential Hot-Water Boilers
  11. Hydronic Heating Systems
  12. Humidifiers

SECTION 8: HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS

  1. Electric Heat
  2. Electric Heat Installation
  3. Troubleshooting Electric Heat
  4. Heat Pump System Fundamentals
  5. Air-Source Heat Pump Applications
  6. Geothermal Heat Pumps
  7. Heat Pump Installation
  8. Troubleshooting Heat Pump Systems

SECTION 9: SYSTEM DESIGN, SIZING, AND LAYOUT

  1. Green Buildings and Systems
  2. Residential Load Calculations
  3. Duct Design
  4. Zone Control Systems
  5. Testing and Balancing Air Systems

SECTION 10: COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

  1. Commercial Air-Conditioning Systems
  2. Commercial Control Systems
  3. Chilled-Water Systems
  4. Cooling Towers

SECTION 11: COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

  1. Commercial Refrigeration Systems
  2. Supermarket Equipment
  3. CO2 Refrigeration Systems
  4. Hydrocarbon Refrigeration
  5. Ice Machines
  6. Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems

SECTION 12: INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, SERVICE, AND TROUBLESHOOTING

  1. Installation Techniques
  2. Planned Maintenance
  3. Refrigeration System Cleanup
  4. Troubleshooting