Fundamentals of HVAC/R

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Created with a clear-cut vision of what trainees need, Fundamentals of HVAC/R provides comprehensive coverage of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) topics. This new reader-friendly book offers fundamental concepts, the most current trends, and practical applications in the field. With simple language, skillfully presented concepts, carefully selected artwork, and the right amount of detail, this book is everything trainess need to know to install, service, and maintain HVACR systems.

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Carter Stanfield is Program Director of the Air Conditioning Technology Department at Athens Technical College, where he has taught since 1976.His industry credentials include both an RSES CM and NATE Certification and a State of Georgia Unrestricted Conditioned Air Contracting License.He graduated from the University of Georgia Magna Cum Laude in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. Mr. Stanfield believes that successful educational programs are focused on what the students do. Students start with a strong background in fundamental concepts and theory and then actively apply them to solve real problems. Practice and active application are the keys to students building both confidence and competence.

  

David Skaves, P.E.

has been a faculty member at the Maine Maritime Academy since 1986, primarily teaching marine refrigeration and air conditioning. He was the first faculty member to receive the teaching excellence award at the college in 2006. Prior to his appointment at the college, Professor Skaves was employed as a Production Planner at Bath Iron Works Shipyard and as a Marine Engineer sailing on deep-sea tankers. From 2001 through 2003 he was employed during the summers as an engineering consultant for the power plant performance group McHale & Associates, based out of Sammamish,Washington, conducting performance tests at many newly built natural gas combined cycle power plants throughout the U.S. and Mexico. In addition to his MBA from the University of Maine at Orono, Professor Skaves is a registered Professional Engineer, First Class Stationary Engineer, and Chief Engineer for marine vessels of unlimited horsepower. Also a former Chairman for the Maine State Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessels, Professor Skaves currently continues to serve the Board as a public member.

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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: SECTION 1: FUNDAMENTALS Unit 1. Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Unit 2. Being a Professional HVAC/R Technician Unit 3. Safety SECTION 2: HVAC/R SCIENCE Unit 4. Properties of Matter Unit 5. Types of Energy and their Properties Unit 6. Temperature Measurement and Conversion Unit 7. Thermodynamics the Study of Heat Unit 8. Pressure and Vacuum SECTION 3: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT Unit 9. Hand and Power Tools Unit 10. Screws, Rivets, Staples, and Other Fasteners Unit 11. Electrical Measuring and Testing Meters Unit 12. Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing Equipment Unit 13. Heating System Servicing and Testing Equipment Unit 14. Calibration of Meters and Instruments Unit 15. Piping and Tubing Unit 16. Brazing, Soldering, and Welding SECTION 4: REFRIGERANTS AND THE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM Unit 17. Refrigeration System Components and Operation Unit 18. Plotting the Refrigeration Cycle Unit 19. Compressors Unit 20. Condensers Unit 21. Refrigerant Metering Devices Unit 22. Evaporators Unit 23. Refrigerants and their Properties Unit 24. Refrigerant System Piping Unit 25. Accessing Sealed Refrigeration Systems Unit 26. Refrigerant Management and the EPA Unit 27. Refrigerant System Evacuation and Charging SECTION 5: HVAC/R ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS Unit 28. Basic Electricity Unit 29. Electrical Power and Circuits Unit 30. Electric Motors Unit 31. Electrical Components and Wiring Diagrams Unit 32. HVAC System Controls Unit 33. Controls: Circuits and Diagrams SECTION 6: RESIDENTIAL AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS Unit 34. Residential Air Conditioning Unit 35. Residential Split Air Conditioning Installation Unit 36. Troubleshooting Split Air Conditioning Systems Unit 37. Gas Fired Heating Systems Unit 38. Gas Warm Air Furnaces Unit 39. Gas Furnace Controls Unit 40. Gas Furnace Installation, Startup, Checkout, and Operation Unit 41. Troubleshooting Gas Furnaces Unit 42. Oil Fired Heating Systems Unit 43. Oil Furnace and Boiler Service Unit 44. Residential Oil Heating Installation Unit 45. Troubleshooting Oil Heating Systems Unit 46. Electric Heat Unit 47. Electric Heat Installation Unit 48. Troubleshooting Electric Heat Unit 49. Types of Heat Pump Systems Unit 50. Heat Pump Components Unit 51. Air and Water Source Applicat. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132223678

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