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Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 3: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems, All New 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7645-4208-4
696 pages
August 2004
Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 3: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems, All New 4th Edition (0764542087) cover image
Keep it cool or heat things up

This third volume of Audel's HVAC Library gives you a comprehensive, hands-on guide to installing, servicing, and repairing all basic air-conditioning systems in both new and older construction. You'll also find complete coverage of specialized heating units-radiators, radiant heating systems, stoves, fireplaces, heat pumps, and indoor/outdoor pool heaters, plus fans, exhaust systems, air filters, and more. It's what you need to complete your HVAC reference library.
* Make accurate calculations for AC system output
* Tailor AC systems for older construction
* Learn to install and service today's popular electronic air cleaners and filters
* Service less common heating systems such as coal-fired furnaces
* Install, maintain, and repair humidifiers and dehumidifers
* Handle radiators, convectors, and baseboard heating units
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Introduction.

About the Author.

Chapter 1: Radiant Heating.

Chapter 2: Radiators, Convectors, and Unit Heaters.

Chapter 3: Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys.

Chapter 4: Water Heaters.

Chapter 5: Heating Swimming Pools.

Chapter 6: Ventilation Principles.

Chapter 7: Ventilation and Exhaust Fans.

Chapter 8: Air-Conditioning.

Chapter 9: Air-Conditioning Equipment.

Chapter 10: Heat Pumps.

Chapter 11: Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers.

Chapter 12: Air Cleaners and Filters.

Appendix A: Professional and Trade Associations.

Appendix B: Manufacturers.

Appendix C: HVAC/R Education, Training, Certification, and Licensing.

Appendix D: Data Tables.

Appendix E: Psychrometric Charts.

Index.

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James E. Brumbaugh has spent twenty years in the residential and light commercial construction industry. An accomplished, hands-on educator, he has written more than fifteen books on HVAC, construction, and the building trades.
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