Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 10th Edition
PART I: DESIGN CONTEXT.
Chapter 1. Design Process.
Chapter 2. Environmental Resources.
Chapter 3. Sites and Resources.
Chapter 4. Comfort and Design Strategies.
Chapter 5. Indoor Air Quality.
PART II: THERMAL CONTROL.
Chapter 6. Solar Geometry and Shading Devices.
Chapter 7. Heat Flow.
Chapter 8. Designing for Heating and Cooling.
Chapter 9. HVAC for Smaller Buildings.
Chapter 10. Larger Building HVAC Systems.
PART III: ILLUMINATION.
Chapter 11. Lighting Fundamentals.
Chapter 12. Light Sources.
Chapter 13. Lighting Design Process.
Chapter 14. Daylighting Design.
Chapter 15. Electric Lighting Design.
Chapter 16. Electric Lighting Applications.
PART IV: ACOUSTICS.
Chapter 17. Fundamentals of Architectural Acoustics.
Chapter 18. Sound In Enclosed Spaces.
Chapter 19. Building Noise Control.
PART V: WATER AND WASTE.
Chapter 20. Water and Basic Design.
Chapter 21. Water Supply.
Chapter 22. Liquid Waste.
Chapter 23. Solid Waste.
PART VI: FIRE PROTECTION.
Chapter 24. Fire Protection.
PART VII: ELECTRICITY.
Chapter 25. Principles of Electricity.
Chapter 26. Electrical Systems and Materials: Service and Utilization.
Chapter 27. Electrical Systems and Materials: Wiring and Raceways.
Chapter 28. Electric Wiring Design.
Chapter 29. Photovoltaic Systems.
PART VIII: SIGNAL EQUIPMENT.
Chapter 30. Signal Systems.
PART IX: TRANSPORTATION.
Chapter 31. Vertical Transportation: Passenger Elevators.
Chapter 32. Vertical Transportation: Special Topics.
Chapter 33. Moving Stairways and Walks.
PART X: APPENDICES.
Appendix A. Metrication, SI Units, and Conversions.
Appendix B. Climatic Conditions for the Unites States, Canada, and Mexico.
Appendix C. Solar and Daylighting Design Data.
Appendix D. Solar Geometry.
Appendix E. Thermal Properties of Materials and Assemblies.
Appendix F. Heating and Cooling Design Guidelines and Information.
Appendix G. Standards/Guidelines for Energy- and Resource-Efficient Design.
Appendix H. Annual Solar Performance.
Appendix I. Economic Analysis.
Appendix J. Lamp Data.
Appendix K. Sound Transmission Data for Walls.
Appendix L. Sound Transmission and Impact Insulation Data for Floor/Ceiling Constructions.
Appendix M. Design Analysis Software.
JOHN S. REYNOLDS, AIA, is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Oregon, Eugene, and a registered architect in private practice.
WALTER T. GRONDZIK, PE, is Professor in the School of Architecture at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida.
ALISON G. KWOK, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Oregon, Eugene.
- For the first time, is accompanied by a companion website. This includes Case Studies in PowerPoint format, Test Banks, Chapter Summaries, Key Concepts, and Outlines; Terminology and Metrics; and Resource Links
- Updated to reflect the latest developments in energy efficiency, user comfort, light sources, acoustics, and site analysis
- 225 new illustrations and 580 revised illustrations
- New chapters on design process, solar geometry and daylighting, and photovoltaics; and new case studies
- New design and reconfiguration for easy use and navigation
- New co-authors, Walter Grondzik of FL A&M Univ and Alison Kwok, Univ of Oregon
- Comprehensively covers all aspects of mechanical and electrical equipment for multiple courses in architecture, architectural engineering, and construction management.
- Almost three times as large as any competing text
- Over 2,200 illustrations, tables, and photographs
- Twice awarded the AIA’s Citation for Excellence in International Architecture Book Publishing