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Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd Edition

By Carter Stanfield, David Skaves, . AHRI

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 24, 2012

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Created with a clear-cut vision of necessary knowledge, this groundbreaking text provides comprehensive coverage of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Lauded as a reader-friendly text that delivers fundamental concepts, the most current trends, and practical applications with simple language and skillfully presented concepts, Fundamentals of HVACR, 2nd edition boasts carefully selected artwork and the right amount of detail. This book is everything readers need to know to install, service, and maintain HVACR systems.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 FUNDAMENTALS          

Unit 1   Introduction to HVAC/R

Unit 2   Being a Professional HVAC/R Technician

Unit 3   Safety

Unit 4   Hand and Power Tools

Unit 5   Fasteners

Unit 6   Measurements (NEW!)

 

SECTION 2 HVACR SCIENCE         

Unit 7   Properties of Matter

Unit 8   Types of Energy and Their Properties

Unit 9   Temperature Measurement and Conversion

Unit 10 Thermodynamics – The Study of Heat

Unit 11 Pressure and Vacuum

Unit 12 Calibration of Meters and Instruments

 

SECTION 3 REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS   

Unit 13 Types of Refrigeration Systems

Unit 14 Vapor Compression Refrigeration Cycle

Unit 15 Compressors

Unit 16 Condensers

Unit 17 Metering Devices

Unit 18 Evaporators

Unit 19 Refrigerants

Unit 20 Refrigeration Accessories

Unit 21 Plotting the Refrigeration Cycle

 

SECTION 4 REFRIGEATION PRACTICES  

Unit 22 Refrigeration Safety (NEW!)

Unit 23 Refrigerant System Servicing and Testing Equipment

Unit 24 Piping and Tubing

Unit 25 Soldering and Brazing

Unit 26 Refrigerant System Piping

Unit 27 Accessing Refrigeration Systems

Unit 28 Refrigerant Management

Unit 29 Leak Testing

Unit 30 Evacuation

Unit 31 Charging

 

SECTION 5 HVAC/R ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS        

Unit 32 Electrical Safety (NEW!)

Unit 33 Basic Electricity

Unit 34 Alternating Current Fundamentals

Unit 35 Electric Meters and Test Instruments

Unit 36 Electrical Components

Unit 37 Motors

Unit 38 Diagrams

Unit 39 Control Systems

Unit 40 Communicating Systems (NEW!)

 

SECTION 6 AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS

Unit 41 Psychrometrics and Airflow

Unit 42 Filters

Unit 43 Ventilation & Dehumidification (NEW!)

Unit 44 Residential Air conditioning

Unit 45 Installing Air Conditioning

Unit 46 Duct Installation

Unit 47 Troubleshooting Air Conditioning

 

SECTION 7 HEATING SYSTEMS     

Unit 48 Principles of Combustion and Safety

Unit 49 Gas Furnaces

Unit 50 Gas Furnace Controls

Unit 51 Gas Furnace Installation

Unit 52 Troubleshooting Gas Furnaces

Unit 53 Oil Heating Systems & Service

Unit 54 Residential oil Heating Installation

Unit 55 Oil Furnace and Boiler Service

Unit 56 Oil Heating Startup and Troubleshooting

Unit 57 Space Heaters

Unit 58 Humidifiers

 

SECTION 8 HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS

Unit 59 Electric Heat

Unit 60 Electric Heat Installation

Unit 61 Troubleshooting Electric Heat

Unit 62 Types of Heat Pump Systems

Unit 63 Heat Pump Components

Unit 64 Air Source Heat Pumps

Unit 65 Geothermal Heat Pumps

Unit 66 Troubleshooting Heat Pumps

 

SECTION 9 SYSTEM DESIGN, SIZING, AND LAYOUT       

Unit 67 Basic Building Construction

Unit 68 Green Buildings and Systems (NEW!)

Unit 69 Indoor Air Quality

Unit 70 Residential Load Calculations

Unit 71 Duct System Design

Unit 72 Zone Control Systems

Unit 73 Testing and Balancing Air Systems

 

SECTION 10 COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS       

Unit 74 Commercial Air Conditioning Systems

Unit 75 Commercial AC Fans and Air Handling Units

Unit 76 Single Zone Rooftop Unit Installation

Unit 77 Zoned Systems

Unit 78 Commercial Control Systems

Unit 79 Chilled Water Systems

Unit 80 Hydronic Heating systems

Unit 81 Boilers and Related Equipment

Unit 82 Cooling Towers & Chillers

 

SECTION 11 COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS

Unit 83 Thermal Storage Systems

Unit 84 Food Preservation

Unit 85 Commercial Refrigeration Systems

Unit 86 Supermarket Equipment

Unit 87 Ice Machines (NEW!)

Unit 88 Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems

 

SECTION 12 INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, SERVICE AND TROUBLESHOOTING    

Unit 89 Installation

Unit 90 Planned Maintenance

Unit 91 Refrigeration System Cleanup (NEW!)

Unit 92 Troubleshooting

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