Community college, undergraduate college and university courses in building environmental systems, building engineering systems, building mechanical systems, building electrical systems, and building/electrical/mechanical systems.
The text provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by over 320 illustrations and 500 photographs. It includes new chapters on emerging sustainability (green) technologies and building science. It presents material that can provide the future architect, architectural engineer, and architectural engineering technician with a basic working-level knowledge of principles and practices. This book is written specifically for those interested in building heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and piping (water supply and sanitary drainage), storm drainage, illumination, electrical power distribution, building telecommunications, acoustics and acoustical control, vertical/horizontal transportation and conveying, fire protection and suppression, and building renewable energy and energy conservation systems.
Table of Contents
2 Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
3 Concepts in Building Science
4 Heating Load Computations for Buildings
5 Cooling Load Computations for Buildings
6 HVAC Equipment
7 HVAC Distribution Systems
8 HVAC Air Systems
9 HVAC Water (Hydronic) Systems
10 HVAC Electric Resistance Heating System Design
11 Solar Thermal Systems in Buildings
12 Plumbing Fundamentals
13 Building Water Supply Systems
14 Sanitary Drainage Systems
15 Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems
16 Building Storm Water Drainage Systems
17 Electrical Theory
18 Building Electrical Materials and Equipment
19 Building Electrical Systems Principles
20 Light and Architectural Lighting Systems
21 Life Safety Systems in Buildings
22 Building Telecommunication Systems
23 Acoustical Control Systems in Buildings
24 Building Conveying Systems
25 Sustainable Systems
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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504655-5