HVAC Systems Design Handbook

ISBN-10: 0071622977
ISBN-13: 9780071622974
Edition: 5th 2010
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List price: $144.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/6/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Roger W. Haines, P.E. is widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the field of HVAC Engineering. He is the author of "Roger Haines on HVAC Controls" and is a frequent contributor to "HPAC Engineering Magazine." Mr. Haines resides in Laguna Woods, California.C. Lewis Wilson, P.E. is Chairman and CEO of the Heath Engineering Company and former Professor of HVAC at the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, and the University of New Mexico. Mr. Lewis is a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
HVAC Engineering Equations for Daily Use
Introduction
Frequently Used HVAC Equations
Air Side Equations
Fan Laws
Heat Transfer Equations
Fluid Handling
Power and Energy
Steam Equations
Infrequently Used HVAC Equations
Air Side Equations
Fluid Handling
Smoke Management
HVAC Engineering Fundamentals: Part 1
Introduction
Problem Solving
Value Engineering
Codes, Regulations and Standards
Fluid Mechanics
Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer
Psychrometrics
Sound and Vibration
Energy Conservation
Summary
HVAC Engineering Fundamentals: Part 2
Introduction
Comfort
HVAC Cycles
Control Strategies
Architectural, Structural and Electrical Considerations
Conceptual Design
Environmental Criteria for Typical Buildings
Designing for Operation and Maintenance
Codes and Standards
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 1-Load Calculations
Introduction
Use of Computers
Rule of Thumb Calculations
Design Criteria and Documentation Forms
Factors for Load Components
Load Calculations
Dynamic versus Static Load Calculations
Ventilation Loads
Other Loads
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 2-General Concepts for Equipment Selection
Introduction
Sustainable Systems and Equipment
Maintainability of Systems and Equipment
Criteria for System and Equipment Selection
Options in System and Equipment Selection
The Psychrometric Chart
Effects of Altitude and Temperature
Software-Based Equipment Selection
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 3-Air Handling Systems
Introduction
Fans
Air Duct Design
Registers and Grilles
Louvers
Dampers
Filters
Air Distribution with High Flow Rates
Stratification
Noise Control
Indoor Air Quality
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 4-Fluid Handling Systems
Introduction
Steam
Water
High-Temperature Water
Secondary Coolants (Brines and Glycols)
Piping Systems
Pumps
Refrigerant Distribution
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 5-Central Plants
Introduction
General Plant Design Concepts
Central Steam Plants
Low-Temperature Hot Water Central Plants
High-Temperature Hot Water Central Plants
Fuel Options and Alternate Fuels
Central Chilled Water Plants
Thermal Storage Systems
Central Plant Distribution Arrangements
Cogeneration Plants
Summary
Design Procedures: Part 6-Automatic Controls
Introduction
Control Fundamentals
Control Devices
Instrumentation
Typical Control Systems
Electrical Interfaces
Computer-Based Controls
Control Symbols
Summary
Equipment: Part 1-Cooling
Introduction
Refrigeration Cycles
Compressors
Chillers
Condensers
Cooling Towers
Cooling Coils
Radiant Cooling
Evaporative Cooling
Refrigerants
Summary
Equipment: Part 2-Heating
Introduction
General
Boilers
Boiler Types
Combustion Processes and Fuels
Fuel-Burning Equipment
Boiler Feedwater and Water Treatment Systems
Boiler Codes and Standards
Boiler Design
Acceptance and Operational Testing
Direct- and Indirect-Fired Heating Equipment
Heat Exchangers-Water Heating
Heat Exchangers-Air Heating
Unit Heaters and Duct Heaters
Terminal Heating Equipment
Heat Pumps
Heat Recovery and Reclaim
Solar Heating
Humidrfication
Summary
Equipment: Part 3-Air-Handling Systems
Introduction
AHU System Arrangements
Package AHUs
Built-Up (Field-Assembled) AHU
Terminal Units
Individual Room AHUs
Humidity Control
Control of Outside Air Quantity
Effects of Altitude
Exhaust Systems
Smoke Control
Summary
Electrical Features of HVAC Systems
Introduction
Fundamentals of Electric Power
Common Service Voltages
Power Factor
Motors
Variable Speed Drives
Electrical Interface
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Standby Power Generation
Electrical Room Ventilation
Lighting Systems
National Electrical Cade
Summary
Design Documentation: Drawings and Specifications
Introduction
The Nature of Contracts
Drawings
Specifications
Summary
After Design: Through Construction to Operation
Introduction
Participation During Construction
Commissioning
Summary
Technical Report Writing
Introduction
Organization of a Report
Writing with Clarity
Use of Tables and Figures
Printing and Binding
Letter Reports
Summary
Engineering Fundamentals: Part 1-Fluid Mechanics
Introduction
Terminology in Fluid Mechanics
Law of Conservation of Mass
The Bernoulli Equation (Law of Conservation of Energy)
Flow Volume Measurement
Summary
Engineering Fundamentals: Part 2-Thermodynamics
Introduction
Thermodynamics Terms
First Law of Thermodynamics
Second Law of Thermodynamics
Efficiency
Coefficient of Performance
Specific Heat C<sub>p</sub>
Summary
Engineering Fundamentals: Part 3-Heat Transfer
Introduction
Heat Transfer Modes
Thermal Conduction
Thermal Convection
Thermal Radiation
Latent Heat and Moisture
Summary
Engineering Fundamentals: Part 4-Psychrometrics
Introduction
Thermodynamic Properties of Moist Air
Tables of Properties
Psychrometric Charts
HVAC Processes on the Psychrometric Chart
The Protractor on the ASHRAE Psychrometric Chart
Effects of Altitude
Summary
Engineering Fundamentals: Part 5-Sound and Vibration
Introduction
Definitions
Methods of Specifying and Measuring Sound
Sound and Vibration Transmission
Ambient Sound Level Design Goals
Reducing Sound and Vibration Transmission
Summary
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
Introduction
Basics of IAQ Design
Methods of Providing Acceptable IAQ
Design Considerations for Acceptable IAQ
Additional Design Considerations for Acceptable IAQ
Protection of Outside Air Intakes
IAQ and Energy Conservation
Summary
Sustainable HVAC Systems
Introduction
Energy-Efficient "Green" Buildings
HVAC Sustainable Design Approaches
Energy Efficiency Compliance
Indoor Air Quality Compliance
Bridging the Gap Between Energy Efficiencies and IAQ Requirements
Summary
Smoke Management
Introduction
Basics Statements, Codes, Definitions and Design Guides for Smoke Management Systems
Atrium and Mall Smoke Management Design Requirements
Zoned Smoke Management System
Design Procedure for Zoned Smoke Control
Zoned Smoke Management Calculation Example
Implementation and Performance Testing
Testing of Zoned Smoke Control Systems
Note of Caution on Smoke Machine or Smoke Bomb Testing
Summary
Index

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