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Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, 2nd Edition

A Complete, Up-to-Date Guide to AC and Refrigeration

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, 2nd Edition

Price: $50.00

Product Code: 9780071761390

ISBN: 9780071761390


Binding: Paperback

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Fully revisited to cover the latest techniques, tools, refrigerants, and equipment, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, 2nd Edition, provides a thorough introduction to the basic principles and practices of the AC and refrigeration industry. Step-by-step instructions, along with more than 800 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate efficient, cost-effective, and current methods for choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing today’s cooling and climate control systems. Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer, a professional technician, or a student, you’ll find the task-simplifying details you need for any project. 624 pp.

Learn all about:

  • Tools, instruments, and specialized equipment
  • Development of refrigeration
  • Voltage, current, and resistance
  • Solenoids and valves
  • Electric motors
  • Refrigerants
  • Refrigeration compressors
  • Condensers, chillers, and cooling towers
  • Water-cooling problems
  • Evaporators
  • Refrigerant flow control
  • Servicing and safety
  • Freezers
  • Temperature, psychrometrics, and air control
  • Comfort air conditioning
  • Commercial air-conditioning systems
  • Various types of air conditioners and heat pumps
  • Estimating load and insulating pipes
  • Electrical power for air conditioners
  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration careers
  • New refrigerants
  • Electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics

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

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