This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Commercial Airside Systems, Chimneys, Vents and Flues, Introduction to Hydronic Systems, Air Quality Equipment, Leak Detection - Evacuation - Recovery and Charging, Alternating Current, Basic Electronics, Introduction to Control Circuit Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Gas Heating, Troubleshooting Cooling, Heat Pumps, Basic Installation and Maintenance Practices, Sheet Metal Duct Systems, and Fiberglass and Flexible Duct Systems.
Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com. For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx.
- Annotated Instructor's Guide (AIG) Paperback 0-13-614387-3
- AIG Paperback + Contren Connect Access Code PACKAGE 0-13-134923-6
- AIG Contren Connect Access Code ONLY 0-13-605678-4
- Computerized Testing Software 0-13-614779-8
- Transparency Masters 0-13-614795-X
- PowerPoint® Presentation Slides 0-13-602591-9
Trainee Guide Paperback + Access Card Package: $119 978-0-13-286734-4
IG Paperback + Access Card Package: $194 978-0-13-286732-0
Access Card ONLY for Trainee Guide: $94 (does not include print book) 978-0-13-285921-9
Access Card ONLY for IG: $100 (does not include print book) 978-0-13-285994-3
ELECTRONIC Access Code ONLY for Trainee Guide: $94 (must be ordered electronically via OASIS; does not include print book) 978-0-13-292181-7
ELECTRONIC Access Code ONLY for IG: $100 (must be ordered electronically via OASIS; does not include print book) 978-0-13-292182-4
Table of Contents
03201-07 Commercial Airside Systems (12.5 Hours)
Describes the systems, equipment, and operating sequences used in a variety of commercial airside system configurations, such as constant volume single-zone and multi-zone, VVT, VAV, and dual-duct VAV.
03202-07 Chimneys, Vents and Flues (5 Hours)
Covers the principles of venting fossil-fuel furnaces and the proper methods for selecting and installing vent systems for gas-fired heating equipment.
03203-07 Introduction to Hydronic Systems (10 Hours) NEW!
Introduces hot water heating systems, focusing on safe operation of the low-pressure boilers and piping systems commonly used in residential applications.
03204-07 Air Quality Equipment (5 Hours)
Covers the basic principles, processes, and devices used to control humidity and air clean-lines, as well as devices used to conserve energy in HVAC systems.
03205-07 Leak Detection, Evacuation, Recovery, and Charging (20 Hours)
Covers the basic refrigerant handling and equipment servicing procedures to service HVAC systems in an environmentally safe manner.
03206-07 Alternating Current (7.5 Hours)
Covers transformers, single-phase and three-phase power distribution, capacitors, the theory and operation of induction motors, and the instruments and techniques used in testing AC circuits and components. Also reviews electrical safety.
03207-07 Basic Electronics (5 Hours)
Explains the theory of solid-state electronics, as well as the operation, use, and testing of the various electronic components used in HVAC equipment. Includes an introduction to computers.
03208-07 Introduction to Control Circuit Troubleshooting (30 Hours)
Covers the operation, testing, and adjustment of conventional and electronic thermostats, as well as the operation of common electrical, electronic, and pneumatic circuits used to control HVAC systems. Also explains how to analyze circuit diagrams for electronic and microprocessor-based controls used in comfort heating and cooling equipment and how to troubleshoot systems that use these controls.
03209-07 Troubleshooting Gas Heating (12.5 Hours)
Covers tools, instruments, and techniques used in troubleshooting gas heating appliances, including how to isolate and correct faults.
03210-07 Troubleshooting Cooling (20 Hours)
Covers the basic techniques and equipment used in troubleshooting cooling equipment, focusing on analyzing system temperatures and pressures in order to isolate faults.
03211-07 Heat Pumps (20 Hours)
Covers the principles of reverse cycle heating, describes the operation of the various types of heat pumps, and describes how to analyze heat pump control circuits. Includes heat pump installation and service procedures.
03212-07 Basic Installation and Maintenance Practices (17.5 Hours)
Covers the application and installation of various types of fasteners, gaskets, seals, and lubricants, as well as the installation and adjustment of different types of belt drives, bearings, and couplings. Includes job documentation and customer relations.
03213-07 Sheet Metal Duct Systems (5 Hours) NEW!
Covers layout, fabrication, installation, and insulating sheet metal ductwork. Also includes selection and installation of registers, diffusers, dampers, and other duct accessories.
03214-07 Fiberglass and Flexible Duct Systems (5 Hours) NEW!
Covers the layout, fabrication, installation, and joining of fiberglass ductwork and fittings. Describes the proper methods for attaching and supporting flex duct.
This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.