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Control Systems for Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

ISBN-10: 1402074174

ISBN-13: 9781402074172

Edition: 6th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Roger W. Haines, Douglas C. Hittle

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Readers will find that fundamentals of existing control systems remain in this edition so that those who need to maintain or troubleshoot systems that are 20 or 30 years old will be able to see what practitioners did during that time frame. The text also describes the application of digital control technology.
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 4/30/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 366
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
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.

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Control Theory and Terminology
Introduction
What is "Control"?
Elementary Control System
Purposes of Control
Control Action
Energy Sources for Control Systems
Measurement
Symbols and Abbreviations
Psychrometrics
Relationships
Summary
Pneumatic Control Devices
Introduction
Pneumatic Control Devices
Control Cabinets
Air Supply
Electric and Electronic Control Devices
Electric Control Devices
Electronic Control Devices
Fluidic Control Devices
Introduction
Wall Attachment Devices
Turbulence Amplifiers
Vortex Amplifiers
Radial Jet Amplifier
Fluidic Transducers
Manual Switches
Flow Control Devices
Dampers
Steam and Water Flow Control Valves
Elementary Control Systems
Introduction
Outside Air Controls
Air Stratification
Heating
Cooling Coils
Humidity Control
Dehumidifiers
Static Pressure Control
Electric Heat
Gas-Fired Heaters
Oil-Fired Heaters
Refrigeration Equipment
Fire and Smoke Control
Electrical Interlocks
Location of Sensors
Summary
Complete Control Systems
Introduction
Single-Zone Systems
Multizone Air Handling Systems
Dual-Duct Systems
Variable-Volume Systems
Reheat Systems
Heat Reclaim
Fan-Coil Units
Induction Systems
Unit Ventilators
Packaged Equipment
Other Packaged Equipment
Radiant Heating and Cooling
Radiators and Convectors
Heat Exchangers
Solar Heating and Cooling Systems
summary
Electric Control Systems
Introduction
Electric Control Diagrams
Electrical Control of a Chiller
Electrical Control of an Air Handling Unit
Example: a Typical Small Air-Conditioning System
Electric Heaters
Reduced-Voltage Starters
Multispeed Starters
Variable Speed Controllers
Summary
Special Control
Introduction
Close Temperature and/or Humidity Control
Controlled Environment Rooms for Testing
Summary
Digital and Supervisory Control Systems
Introduction
Hard-Wired Systems
Multiplexing Systems
Computer-Based Systems for Monitoring and Control
Benefits of the Computer System
Training for Maintenance and Operation
Summary
Psychrometrics
Introduction
Psychrometric Properties
Psychrometr1c Tables
Psychrometric Charts
Processes on the Psychrometric Chart
HVAC Cycles on the Chart
Impossible Processes
Effects of Altitude
Summary
Central Plant Pumping and Distribution Systems
Introduction
Diversity
Constant Flow Systems
Variable Flow Systems
Distribution Systems
Building Interfaces
Summary
Retrofit of Existing Control Systems
Introduction
Economic Analysis
Discriminators
Control Modes
Economy Cycle Controls
Single-Zone Systems
Reheat Systems
Multizone Systems
Dual-Duct Systems
Systems with Humidity Control
Control Valves and Pumping Arrangements
Summary
Dynamic Response and Tuning
Introduction
Dynamic Response
Tuning HVAC Control Loops
Summary
Bibliography
Abbreviations Used in This Book
Symbols Used in This Book
Index