Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

ISBN-10: 1590702816

ISBN-13: 9781590702819

Edition: 18th 2004 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Andrew D. Althouse, Carl Harold Turnquist, Alfred F. Bracciano

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List price: $29.28
Edition: 18th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Fundamentals of Refrigeration
History and Fundamentals of Refrigeration Module
Development of Refrigeration
How a Mechanical Refrigerator Operates
Color Coding System in This Text
Temperature, Pressure, and Measurements Module
Temperature and Temperature Measurement
Basic Arithmetic
Temperature Conversion
Temperature Difference Calculations
The Three Physical States
Unit of Heat
Effect of Pressure on Evaporating Temperatures
Effect of Pressure on Freezing Temperature of Water
Refrigerating Effect of Ice
Ambient Temperature
Heat of Compression
Energy Units
Refrigeration Systems and Terms Module
Heat Transfer
Brine and Sweet Water
Dry Ice
Critical Temperature
Critical Pressure
Perfect Gas Equation
Dalton's Law
Humidity--Relative Humidity
Elementary Refrigerator
Mechanical Refrigerating System
Review of Abbreviations and Symbols
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Refrigeration Tools and Materials
Tubing and Fittings Module
Cutting and Bending Tools
Connecting Tubing
Soldered or Brazed Tubing Fittings
Tube Couplings
Swaging Copper Tubing
Tube Constrictor
Pipe Fittings and Sizes
Refrigeration Tools Module
Hand Tools
Instruments and Gauges Module
Instruments and Gauges
Measuring Tools
Supplies and Use Module
Fastening Devices
Refrigeration Supplies
Service Valves
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Basic Refrigeration Systems
Ice Refrigeration
Evaporative Refrigeration (Desert Bag)
Evaporative Refrigeration (Snow Making)
Compression System Using Low-Side Float Refrigerant Control
External-Drive (Open) Refrigerating System
Compression System Using High-Side Float Refrigerant Control
Compression System Using Automatic Expansion Valve (AEV) Refrigerant Control
Compression System Using Thermostatically Controlled Expansion Valve (TEV)
Compression System Using Capillary Tube Refrigerant Control
Multiple Evaporator System
Compound Refrigerating Systems
Cascade Refrigerating Systems
Modulating Refrigeration Cycle
Ice Maker
Drinking Water Cooler
Expendable Refrigerant Refrigeration System
Thermoelectric Refrigeration
Dry Ice Refrigeration
Intermittent Absorption System
Continuous-Cycle Absorption System
Solid Absorbent Refrigeration
Sophisticated Commercial Systems
Hot-Gas Defrost
Electric Defrost
Test Your Knowledge
Compression Systems and Compressors
Compression Systems Module
Laws of Refrigeration
Compression Cycle
Suction Line
Oil Separator
Liquid Receiver
Liquid Line
Types of Refrigerant Flow Control
Motor Control
Compressors Module
External-Drive Compressors
Hermetic Compressors
Types of Compressors
Service Valves
Compressor Cooling
Compressor Volumetric Efficiency
Compression Ratio
Check Valves
Crankcase Heater
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Refrigerant Controls
Compression System Refrigerant Controls
Comparing Refrigerant Controls
Check Valve
Suction Pressure Valves
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Electrical-Magnetic Fundamentals
Electrical Fundamentals Module
Generating Electricity
Types of Electricity
Circuit Fundamentals
Electrical Materials
Applied Electronics and Electricity Module
Electrical Power
Electrical Codes
Circuit Protection
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Electric Motors
Electric Motors Module
Electric Motor Applications
The Motor Structure
Types of Electric Motors
Motor Speeds
Starting and Running Windings
Starting Current
Motor Connections
Hermetic System Motors
Direct Current and Universal Motors
Motor Horsepower and Motor Characteristics
Electric Motor Grounding
Motor Protection
Motor Temperature
Standard Motor Data
Fan Motors
Shaded-Pole Motors
Electronic Variable Speed Motors
Servicing Electric Motors Module
Servicing Electric Motors
Motor Testing Stand
Servicing and Repairing Hermetic Motors
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Electric Circuits and Controls
Electric Control Circuits Module
Electrical Circuits--Complete Wiring Diagram
Electrical Circuits--Ladder Diagram
Control Systems--Fundamentals
Electric Controls Module
Refrigerator and Freezer Controls
Ice Maker Controls
Comfort Cooling Air Conditioning Controls
Central Air Conditioning Controls
Water Cooler Controls
Remote Temperature Sensing Elements
Pressure Motor Controls
Motor Safety Controls
Motor Starting Relays
Automatic Defrost Controls
Semiautomatic Defrost Controls
Hot-Gas Defrost Controls
Ice Bank Controls
De-Ice Controls
Humidity Controls
Defrosting Timers
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Refrigerants and the Ozone Layer
Requirements for Refrigerants
Use of Pressure-Temperature Curves
Grouping and Classification of Refrigerants
Group A Refrigerants
Group B Refrigerants
Combustible Refrigerants
Expendable Refrigerants
Water as a Refrigerant
Food Freezants
Cryogenic Fluids
Refrigerant Cylinders
Use of Pressure-Temperature Tables
Head Pressures (High Side)
Refrigerator Temperatures
Refrigerant Applications
Changing/Identifying Refrigerants
Amount of Refrigerant Required in a System
Refrigeration Oil
Moisture in Refrigerant
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling/Reclaiming
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), and the Ozone Layer
Recovery, Recycling, Reclaiming of Refrigerants
Refrigerant Recovery Equipment
Refrigerant Recycling Equipment
Refrigerant Reclaiming Procedure
Mobile Air Conditioning
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Domestic Refrigerators and Freezers
Preserving Foods by Refrigeration and Freezing
Refrigerator and Freezer Insulation
Refrigerator--Single-Door, Manual Defrost
Refrigerator-Freezer--Manual Defrost
Refrigerator-Freezer--Automatic Defrost
Refrigerator-Freezer--Frost-Free, Side-by-Side
Solid-State Ice Maker
Chest-Type Freezers
Upright Freezers
Care of Refrigerator or Freezer
Ice Accumulation in Cabinet Insulation
Butter Conditioner
Cabinet Hardware
Cabinet Gaskets
Repairing Finishes
Cabinet Thermometers
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Servicing and Installing Small Hermetic Systems
Instruments, Tools, and Supplies
Installing Refrigerators and Freezers
Troubleshooting the Hermetic Refrigerator-Freezer
Hermetic Servicing
External Servicing Operations
Internal Service Operations
Gauge (Service) Manifold Types and Construction
Hermetic Service Valves and Adaptors
Locating Refrigerant Leaks
Repairing Leaks
Refrigerant Recovery and Evacuation
Diagnosing Component Problems
Replacing System Components
Evacuating a System with a Vacuum Pump
Overhauling a Hermetic System
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Commercial Systems
Commercial Systems Module
Construction of Refrigeration Components
Refrigeration Components
Packaged Commercial System Components
Commercial Evaporators
Commercial Systems--Controls Module
Refrigerant Controls
Motor Controls
Ice Maker Controls
Vending Machine Controls
Defrost Timers
Pressure Regulating Valves
Compressor Protection Devices
Manual Valves
Refrigerant Lines
Engine-Driven Systems
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Commercial Systems--Applications
Commercial Cabinet Construction
Grocery Cabinet (Reach-In Cabinet)
Walk-In Cabinet
Display Cases
Frozen Food Storage Cabinet
Fast-Freezing Case
Ice Cream Cabinet
Soda Fountain
Dispensing Freezers
Modular Refrigeration Systems
Water Cooler
Automatic Ice Maker
Vending Machines
Milk Cooler
Refrigerant-to-Water Heat Recovery System
Laboratory Refrigerated Incubators
Industrial Applications
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Servicing and Installing Commercial Systems
Installing Commercial Systems Module
Types of Commercial Installations
Installing Condensing Units
Installing Evaporators
Installing Refrigerant Piping
Electrical Connections
Testing Code Installations
Evacuating System
Checking System before Starting
Charging Commercial Systems
Starting a System
Servicing Commercial Systems Module
Servicing Commercial Units
Service Equipment
General Service Instructions
Servicing Condensing Units
Service Notes
Summary of Refrigerator Mechanism Servicing
Periodic Inspections
Locating Troubles
Refrigeration Service Contracting
Refrigerant Recovering and Recycling
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Commercial Systems--Heat Loads and Piping
Heat Loads Module
Heat Load
Thermodynamics of the Refrigeration Cycle
Evaporator and Condensing Unit Capacities
Evaporator Installations
Water-Cooling Loads
Ice Cream Freezing and Storage Load
System Capacity
Compressor Capacities
Cascade System
Two-Stage Compressor
Bypass Cycle
Motor Sizes
Condenser Capacities
Servicing: Refrigeration Troubleshooting
Lines and Piping Module
Refrigerant Lines and Piping
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Absorption Systems--Principles and Applications
Absorption System Principles Module
The Absorption System
Types of Absorption Systems
Principle of the Solid Adsorption System
Efficiency of Absorption Systems
Principle of the Intermittent Absorption System
Principle of the Continuous Absorption System
Installing an Absorption Refrigerator
Portable Absorption Refrigerators
Abosorption Refrigerators for Mobile Homes
Residential and Commercial Absorption Systems Module
Residential Absorption Air Conditioners
Commercial Absorption System
Absorption Unit for Air Conditioning and Heating
Servicing Absorption Refrigerators
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Special Refrigeration Systems and Applications
Transportation Refrigeration
Portable Air Conditioning/Spot Cooling
Thermoelectric Refrigeration
Vortex Tube
Jet Cooling Systems
Multistage Systems--Cascade and Compound
Snow Making
Heat Pipe
Immersion (Fast Freeze)
Cryogenic Refrigeration
Ozonized Ice and Water
Sterling Cycle
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Fundamentals of Air Conditioning
Air Movement and Measurement Module
Definition of Air Conditioning
Physical Properties of Air
Vapor Barriers
Air Movement
Heat Insulation
Air Quality Module
Air Quality
Commercial and Residential Air Quality Systems
Comfort Conditions
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Basic Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
Gas-Fired Gravity Heating System
Gas-Fired Forced-Air Heating
Gas-Fired Hydronic Heating
Oil-Fired Forced-Air Heating
Oil-Fired Hydronic Heating
Electrical Resistance Heating
Radiant Heating
Air-to-Air Heat Pumps
Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
Room Humidifiers
Room Dehumidifiers
Room Air Conditioners
Central Air Conditioners
Absorption Cycle Systems
Evaporative Condensers
Cooling Towers
Steam Jet Cooling
Vortex Tube Cooling
Evaporative Cooling
Automobile Air Conditioning
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Heating and Humidification Systems
Gas Heating Systems Module
Types of Systems
Fuel Gases
Basic Forced Air Components
Gas Burners
Furnace Types and Construction
Gas Furnace Efficiency
Two-Stage Furnace
Unit Heaters
Venting of Furnaces and Chimney or Exhaust Gases
Ignition Systems
Piping and Gas Pressure
Start-Up Check Sheet
Service and Instrument Check List
Hydronic Radiant Heating Module
Hydronic Heating System
Installing Hydronic Systems
Troubleshooting Hydronic Systems
Steam Heating Systems
Steam Heating Installation
Servicing a Steam Heating System
Oil Furnaces Module
Fuel Oils
Oil Furnaces
Gun-Type Oil Burners
Gun-Type Oil Burner Pumps
Electrical (Transformer-Electrode) Ignition
Primary Control
Oil Tank Installation
Oil Burner Installation
Servicing a Fuel Oil Burner
Electric Heating Module
Electric Heat
Principles of Electric Heating
Applications of Electric Heating
Principles of Electric Resistance Heating
Electric Radiant Heat
Installing Heating Coils
Servicing Heating Coils
Alternative Heating Methods Module
Heat Pumps
Coal and Wood Heating
Solar Heating
Humidification Module
Types of Humidifiers
Servicing and Installing Humidifiers
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Cooling and Dehumidifying Systems
Principles of Atmosphere Cooling
Comfort Cooling Systems
Self-Contained Comfort Coolers
Remote Comfort Systems
Dehumidifying Equipment
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Air Distribution, Measurement, and Cleaning
Air Distribution Module
Air Properties and Behavior
Air Circulation
Basic Ventilation Requirements
Air Ducts
Special Duct Problems and Duct Maintenance
Duct Sizing
Air Measurement and Cleaning Module
Air Measurement
Air Cleaning
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps
Heat Pumps Module
Heat Pump Theory
Types of Heat Pumps
Heat Pump Operation
Heat Pump Systems
Heat Pumps and Solar Heating Systems
Heat Pump Water Heaters
Heat Pump Installation
Troubleshooting Heat Pumps
Servicing Heat Pumps
Central Air Conditioning Systems Module
Types of Central Air Conditioning Systems
Installing Residential Central Air Conditioning Systems
Inspecting Residential Central Air Conditioning Systems
Servicing Residential Central Air Conditioning Systems
Air Circulation Systems and Relative Humidity Control
Large Systems Module
Chilled Water Systems
Types of Chillers
Chiller Compressors
Comfort Cooling Systems
Rooftop Units
Complete Air Conditioning Systems
Ice-Based Systems
Total Energy Systems
District Heating and Cooling Systems
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Solar Energy
The Nature of Solar Energy
Solar Energy Systems
Solar Energy Storage Systems
Supplementary Heat
Solar Energy Cooling Systems
Converting Solar Energy to Electricity
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Air Conditioning and Heating Control Systems
Control Mechanisms Module
Thermostat Operation
Heating Thermostats
Cooling Thermostats
Combination Thermostats
Electronic Thermostats
Multistage Thermostats
Hydronic Thermostats
Portable Thermostats
Thermostat Location and Servicing
Control System Components Module
Primary Controls
Sequential Operating Controls
Limit Controls
Fan Controls
Control Circuits
Airflow Controls
Distribution Controls
Energy Management Module
Total Energy Management Systems
Energy Management System Types and Functions
Control System Diagnostics and Repair
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Air Conditioning Systems--Heating and Cooling Loads
Heat Loads
Design Temperatures
Insulation and Vapor Barriers
Energy Conservation
Construction Types and Designs
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Automotive Air Conditioning
Automotive Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
Air Conditioner Operation
Operating Conditions
Electrical Systems
Air Distribution
Types of Control Systems
Truck and Bus Air Conditioning
Servicing Automobile Air Conditioners
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Servicing and Troubleshooting Simplified
Servicing and Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Procedure
Troubleshooting Charts
Customer Relations
Review of Safety
Test Your Knowledge
Passing Technician Certification Exams
Preparing for Epa Exams Module
Technician Certification and Associations
Certification Types
Recovery Procedures
Leak Repairs
Exam Preparation
Test Format
Taking the Test
Areas for Research
North American Technician Excellence Air Conditioning Excellence HVAC Exam
Service Organizations and Industry Associations
Typical Questions Module
Types of Questions
Technical Characteristics
Kata Thermometer
Infrared Thermometer
Weights and Specific Heats of Substances
Energy Equivalents (U.S. Conventional)
Energy Equivalents (SI Metric)
Linear Measurement Equivalents (U.S. Conventional--SI Metric)
Fractional Inch Equivalents (Decimals and Millimeters)
Area Equivalents
Volume Equivalents
Pressure Equivalents
Velocity Equivalents
Liquid Measure Equivalents
Weight Equivalents
Flow Equivalents
Heat Equivalents
Pumping Ratio
Compression Ratio
Temperature Conversion Table
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER)
Standard Temperature
Standard Pressure
Standard Temperature and Pressure Sample
Standard Air
Heating Value of Fuels
Single-Source Energy
Thermodynamic Laws
Heat Conductivity
Theory of Matter
Electron Theory
The Atom
The Electron
Electrical Units and Symbols
Motor Size Calculation
Lowering Voltage Saves Power
Resistances of Conductors, Semiconductors, and Nonconductors
Color Code for Resistors
Resistance in Series and Parallel Circuits
Electrical Codes
Root Mean Square (rms) Values
Galvanic Action Sequence
Moisture-Holding Properties of Air
Evaporation Sources
Psychrometric Chart Formula
Boyle's Law
Charles's Law
Gas Law
Adiabatic Expansion and Contraction of a Gas
Isothermal Expansion and Contraction of a Gas
Gas and Vapor
Refrigerant Properties
Characteristics of Little-Used Refrigerants
Metric Pressure-Heat Diagrams
Moisture in Liquid Refrigerants
Dryness of Refrigerants
Refrigerant Oils
Eutectic (Phase-Change) Materials
Cryogenic Temperatures
Brine Freezing Temperatures
Twist Drill Sizes
Piping Color Codes
Solders and Brazing Metals
Flare Nut Wrench Sizes
Solvents and Cleaning
Clean Rooms
Review of Safety
Dictionary of Technical Terms
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