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Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

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ISBN-10: 0750685190

ISBN-13: 9780750685191

Edition: 4th 2008

Authors: G. F. Hundy, A. R. Trott, T. C. Welch, T. Welch

List price: $86.95
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Now in its fourth edition, this respected text delivers a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration. Clear and straightforward, it is designed for students (NVQ/vocational level) and professional HVAC engineers, including those on short or CPD courses. Inexperienced readers are provided with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. With its concise style yet broad sweep the book covers most of the applications professionals will encounter, enabling them to understand, specify, commission, use and maintain these systems. Many readers will appreciate the clarity with which the book covers the subject without swamping them with detailed technical or product specific information. New material in this edition includes the latest refrigerants codes and pipe sizing guides, updated lubriaction systems, adiabatic cooling, new electronic systems such as expansion valves, liquid chillers, insulating materials and fire regulations, retail refrigeration (supermarket systems and cold rooms) and industrial systems, dehumidifiers and air infiltration. * Covers principles, methods and application of refrigeration and AC in a concise volume, without the encumberance of handbook information found in other volumes * Ideal for vocational students and engineers overage of all systems they are likely to encounter including not only buildings services, but transportation, industrial, commercial and domestic systems, heat pumps and dehumidification systesm. * Full revision from the president of the UK Institute of Refrigeration, with all new diagrams and illustrations
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Book details

List price: $86.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 6/23/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Fundamentals
The refrigeration cycle
Refrigerants
Compressors
Oil in refrigerant circuits
Condensers and cooling towers
Evaporators
Expansion valves
Controls and other circuit components
Component selection and balancing
Installation and construction
Distributed cooling, thermal storage
Packaged units
Food refrigeration and freezing
Cold storage
Food refrigeration - product by product
Refrigerated transport, handling and distribution
Refrigeration load estimation
Industrial uses of refrigeration
Air and water vapour mixtures
Air treatment fundamentals
Practical air treatment cycles
Air-conditioning load estimation
Air movement
Air-conditioning methods
Dehumidifiers and air drying
Heat pumps and heat recovery
Control systems
Commissioning and maintenance
Efficiency, running cost and carbon footprint
Noise
Units of measurement
References
Index