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Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 2: Heating System Components, Gas and Oil Burners, and Automatic Controls, All New 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7436-8
672 pages
November 2004
Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 2: Heating System Components, Gas and Oil Burners, and Automatic Controls, All New 4th Edition (0764574361) cover image
Your guide to keeping the heat on

Whether you're an apprentice or a veteran HVAC technician, you know that technology changes and you need to keep up. This fully revised guidebook covers everything you need to know to install, maintain, and repair the components that run, regulate, and fuel both old and new systems. From oil burners and steam line controls to the newest chip-based technology and environmental regulations, Volume 2 helps you keep the heat on.
* Install and repair thermostats, humidistats, automatic controls, and oil or gas burner controls
* Review pipes, pipe fittings, piping details, valve installation, and duct systems
* Find new calculations and environmental guidelines
* Learn the best ways to handle hydronics and steam line controls
* Deal with solid fuels and understand coal firing methods
* Refer to data tables with conversions, formula cross-references, and manufacturers' lists


The Audel HVAC Library

Vol. 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces, and Boilers
Vol. 2: Heating System Components, Gas and Oil Burners, and Automatic Controls
Vol. 3: Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps, and Distribution Systems
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Introduction.

About the Author.

Chapter 1: Oil Burners.

Chapter 2: Gas Burners.

Chapter 3: Coal Firing Methods.

Chapter 4: Thermostats and Humidistats.

Chapter 5: Gas and Oil Controls.

Chapter 6: Other Automatic Controls.

Chapter 7: Ducts and Duct Systems.

Chapter 8: Pipes, Pipe Fittings, and Piping Details.

Chapter 9: Valves and Valve Installation.

Chapter 10: Steam and Hydronic Line Controls.

Appendix A: Professional & Trade Associations.

Appendix B: Manufacturers.

Appendix C: Data Tables.

Appendix D: Conversion Tables.

Index.

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James E. Brumbaugh is a technical writer with twenty years of experience in the HVAC and building construction industries. He has written more than fifteen trade guides, including The Welders Guide and The Complete Roofing Guide.
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