For all courses in electricity, electronics and wiring for HVAC/R; and for Principles of HVAC/R courses.
This is a complete, simple, and up-to-date guide to the essentials of electricity and electronics for technicians working in today’s HVAC/R field. Part I gives students a firm foundation in the electrical and electronics concepts utilized in HVAC/R. Then, using these concepts, Part II presents a wide variety of practical circuits and systems, addressing the challenges HVAC/R technicians are likely to encounter most often. Building on the diagrams and solutions provided here, students will be able to address even the most complex circuits and problems they will encounter in the field. New topics in this edition include Kirchoff’s Law, Vector Analysis of AC Circuits, high-efficiency ECM motors, and remote control thermostats. Designed for simplicity, this text presents clear objectives, easy-to-understand explanations, and well-focused review questions.
Table of Contents
Unit 1. Electron Theory
Unit 2. Magnetism
Unit 3. Ohm’s Law and the Electric Circuit
Unit 4. DC Resistive Circuits
Unit 5. Kirchhoffs Laws
Unit 6. Electric Meters
Unit 7. Batteries and Electromotive Force
Unit 8. Alternating Current
Unit 9. Electrical Safety
Unit 10. Capacitance and Inductance
Unit 11. Electrical Power and Energy
Unit 12. Transformers
Unit 13. Vector Analysis of AC Circuits
Unit 14. Electric Motors
Unit 15. Motor Applications
Unit 16. Electric Wiring
Unit 17. Semiconductor Devices
Unit 18. Freezer Circuits
Unit 19. Air-Conditioning and Heating Controls and Circuits
Unit 20. Commercial Systems
Unit 21. Standing Pilot Furnaces
Unit 22. Electronic Ignition Gas-Fired Furnaces
Unit 23. Boilers
Unit 24. Oil Heat
Unit 25. Electric Heat
Unit 26. Ice Makers
Unit 27. Troubleshooting Strategies
Unit 28. Miscellaneous Devices and Accessories
Unit 29. Repair Strategies
Unit 30. Testing and Replacing Common Devices
Unit 31. DDC Controls
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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-139191-8