Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning in Buildings

ISBN-10: 0470624574
ISBN-13: 9780470624579
Edition: 2013
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List price: $219.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/19/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

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Introduction to HVAC Systems
Systems and Definitions
History of Air Conditioning
Trends in Energy Use and Impact
HVAC System Design and Operation
Energy Costs
Book Philosophy and Organization
Units
Summary
System Analysis Techniques and the Use of EES
Introduction
Introduction to EES
Common Problems Encountered when Using EES
Curve Fitting Using EES
Optimization Using EES
Successful Problem Solving Using EES
Summary
Problems
Thermodynamics and Fluid Flow in HVAC Applications
Introduction
Conservation of Mass
Conservation of Energy
Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Substances
Thermodynamic Limits on Performance
Thermodynamic Work Relations for Pure Substances
Thermodynamic Relations for Fluid Flow
Energy Loss Mechanisms in Fluid Flow
Summary
Problems
Heat Transfer in HVAC Applications
Introduction
Conduction Heat Transfer
Convection Heat Transfer
Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer
Transient Heat Transfer
Combined-Mode Heat Transfer
Summary
Problems
Psychrometries for HVAC Applications
Introduction
Moist Air Properties
The Psychrometric Chart
The Standard Atmosphere
Determining Psychrometric Properties Using EES
Psychrometric Applications
Heat and Mass Transfer for Air-Water Vapor Mixtures
Summary
Problems
Overview of HVAC Systems
Introduction
Overview of HVAC Systems and Components
Energy Comparison Between CAV and VAV Systems
HVAC System Performance Calculations
ASHRAE Load Calculation Equations
HVAC System Improvements and Alternatives
Summary
Problems
Thermal Comfort and Air Quality
Introduction
Criteria for Occupant Comfort Inside Buildings
Criteria for Indoor Air Quality
Summary
Problems
Weather Data, Statistics, and Processing
Introduction
Design Temperature Parameters for HVAC Systems
Ambient Temperature and Humidity Correlations
Degree-Day Data and Correlations
Bin Method Data
Ground Temperature Correlations
Solar Radiation Fundamentals
Clear-Sky Solar Radiation
Weather Records
Summary
Problems
Components of Building Heat Loss and Gain
Introduction
Thermal Resistance and Conductance of Building Elements
Heat Flow Through Opaque Exterior Surfaces
Liquid Distribution Systems
Introduction
Head Loss and Pressure Drop in Liquid Distribution Systems
Water Distribution Systems
Steam Distribution Systems
Pump Characteristics
Heat Loss and Gain for Pipes
Summary
Problems
Heat Exchangers for Heating and Cooling Applications
Introduction
Overall Heat Transfer Conductance
Heat Exchanger Thermal Performance
Heating Coil Selection Process
Cooling Coil Processes
Cooling Coil Performance Using a Heat Transfer Analogy
Cooling Coil Selection Procedure
Summary
Problems
Cooling Towers and Desiccant Dehumidification Systems
Introduction
Cooling Towers
Cooling Tower Performance using an Analogy to Heat Transfer
Cooling Tower Selection Procedure
Desiccant Dehumidifiers
Desiccant Dehumidification Systems
Summary
Problems
Vapor Compression Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems
Introduction
Vapor Compression System
Refrigerants
Vapor Compression System Compressors
Vapor Compression System Performance
Alternative Vapor Compression System Concepts
Summary
Problems
Heat Pump Systems
Introduction
Air Source Heat Pumps
Ground Source Heat Pumps
Water Loop Heat Pump Systems
Summary
Problems
Thermal Storage Systems
troduction
Ice Storage Systems
Chilled Water Storage Systems
Cold Air Distribution Systems
Building Thermal Storage
Thermal Storage Control Strategies
Performance Characteristics of Ice Storage Tanks
Selection of Ice Storage Capacity
Summary
Problems
Introduction
Introduction to Optimal Operation of HVAC Systems
Optimization Statement for All-Electric Cooling Plants Without Storage
Model-based Optimization Procedure
Quadratic Optimization Procedure
Simplified Control Strategies for System Components
Optimization Statement for All-Electric Cooling Plants with Storage
Simplified Control Strategies for Systems with Storage
Methods for Forecasting Building Loads
Summary
Problems
Designing HVAC Systems
Introduction
Design Methodology
Life-Cycle Cost
Rules of Thumb
Design Problems for the Students
Problems
Thermal Property Values
Psychrometric Charts for Sea-Level Conditions
Wall and Roof Property Data
Nomenclature
Index

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