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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning in Buildings, 1st EditionMarch 2012, ©2013

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to AirConditioning Systems
1.1 Systems and definitions
1.2 History of air conditioning.
1.3 Trends in energy use and impact
1.4 HVAC system design and operation
1.5 Energy costs
1.6 Book philosophy and organization
1.7 Summary
1.8 Problems
1.9 References
2. System Analysis Techniques and the Use of EES
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Introduction to EES
2.3 Common problems encountered when using EES
2.4 Curve Fitting Using EES
2.5 Optimization using EES
2.6 How to Successfully Solve Problems using EES
2.7 Summary
2.8 Nomenclature
2.9 References
2.10 Problems
3. Thermodynamics and Fluid Flow in HVAC Applications
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Conservation of mass
3.3 Conservation of energy
3.4 Thermodynamic properties of pure substances
3.5 Thermodynamic limits on performance
3.6 Thermodynamic work relations for pure substances
3.7 Thermodynamic relations for fluid flow
3.8 Energy loss mechanisms in fluid flow
3.9 Summary
3.10 Nomenclature
3.11 References
3.12 Problems
4. Heat Transfer in HVAC Applications
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Conduction heat transfer
4.3 Convection heat transfer
4.4 Thermal radiation heat transfer
4.5 Transient heat transfer
4.6 Combined mode heat transfer
4.7 Summary
4.8 Nomenclature
4.9 References
4.10 Problems
5. Psychrometrics for HVAC Applications
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Moist air properties
5.3 Psychrometric chart
5.4 Standard atmosphere
5.5 Determining psychrometric properties using EES
5.6 Psychrometric applications
5.7 Heat and mass transfer for airwater vapor mixtures
5.8 Summary
5.9 Nomenclature
5.10 References
5.11 Problems
6. Overview of HVAC Systems
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Overview of HVAC systems and components
6.3 Energy comparisons for CAV and VAV systems
6.4 HVAC system performance calculations
6.5 ASHRAE load calculation equations
6.6 HVAC system improvements and alternatives
6.7 Summary
6.8 Nomenclature
6.9 References
6.10 Problems
7. Thermal Comfort and Air Quality
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Criteria for occupant comfort inside buildings
7.3 Criteria for indoor air quality
7.4 Summary
7.5 Nomenclature
7.6 References
7.7 Problems
Building Heating and Cooling Loads
8. Weather Data, Statistics, and Processing
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Design temperature parameters for HVAC systems
8.3 Ambient temperature and humidity correlations
8.4 Degree day data and correlations
8.5 Bin method data
8.6 Ground temperature correlations
8.7 Solar radiation fundamentals
8.8 Clear sky solar radiation
8.9 Weather records
8.10 Summary
8.11 Nomenclature
8.12 References
8.13 Problems
9. Components of Building Heat Loss and Gain
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Thermal resistance and conductance of building elements
9.3 Heat flow through opaque exterior surfaces
9.4 Transient heat flow through building elements
9.5 Heat flow through building elements – Transfer function approach
9.6 Heat flow through building elements – Lumped parameter approach
9.7 Heat flow through glazing
9.8 Energy flows due to infiltration and ventilation
9.9 Internal thermal gains
9.10 Summary
9.11 Nomenclature
9.12 References
9.13 Problems
10. Heating and Cooling Loads
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Design heating load
10.3 Design sensible cooling load using the heat balance method
10.4 The heat balance method using the lumped parameter approach
10.5 Design latent cooling load
10.6 Design loads using the lumped parameter method
10.7 Summary
10.8 Nomenclature
10.9 References
10.10 Problems
Equipment
11. Air Distribution Systems
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Pressure drops in duct systems
11.3 Design methods for air distribution systems
11.4 Fan characteristics
11.5 Interaction between fan and distribution system
11.6 Air Distribution in zones
11.7 Heat losses and gains for ducts
11.8 Air leakage from ducts
11.9 Summary
11.10 Nomenclature
11.11 References
11.12 Problems
12. Liquid Distribution Systems
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Water distribution systems
12.3 Steam distribution systems
12.4 Pump characteristics
12.5 Heat loss and gain for pipes
12.6 Summary
12.7 Nomenclature
12.8 References
12.9 Problems
13. Heat Exchangers for Heating and Cooling Applications
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Overall heat transfer conductance
13.3 Heat exchanger thermal performance
13.4 Heating coil selection process
13.5 Cooling coil processes
13.6 Cooling coil performance using an analogy to heat transfer
13.7 Cooling coil selection procedure
13.8 Summary
13.9 Nomenclature
13.10 References
13.11 Problems
14. Cooling Towers and Desiccant Dehumidification Systems
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Cooling towers
14.3 Cooling tower performance using an analogy to heat transfer
14.4 Cooling tower selection procedure
14.5 Desiccant dehumidifiers
14.6 Desiccant dehumidification systems
14.7 Summary
14.8 Nomenclature
14.9 References
14.10 Problems
15. VaporCompression Refrigeration and AirConditioning Systems
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Vapor compression system
15.3 Refrigerants
15.4 Vapor compression system compressors
15.5 Vapor compression system performance
15.6 Alternate vapor compression system concepts
15.7 Summary
15.8 Nomenclature
15.9 References
15.10 Problems
16. Heat Pump Systems
16.1 Introduction
16.2 Air source heat pumps
16.3 Ground source heat pumps
16.4 Water loop heat pump systems
16.5 Summary
16.6 Nomenclature
16.7 Problems
16.8References
17. Thermal Storage Systems
17.1 Introduction
17.2 Ice storage systems
17.3 Chilled water storage systems
17.4 Cold air distribution systems
17.5 Building thermal storage
17.6 Thermal storage control strategies
17.7 Performance characteristics of ice storage tanks
17.8 Selection of ice storage capacity
17.9 Summary
17.10 Nomenclature
17.11 References
17.12 Problems
Design and Control of HVAC Systems
18. Building and HVAC Energy Use
18.1 Introduction
18.2 Weather Data for Energy Use Calculations
18.3 Degreeday Method for Estimation of Heating Energy Use
18.4 Bin Method for Estimating Energy Use
18.5 Simulation Methods for Estimating Energy Use
18.6 The Lumped Capacitance Method for Estimating Building Energy Use
18.7 Summary
18.8 Nomenclature
18.9 References
18.10 Problems
19. HVAC Control Principles
19.1 Introduction
19.2 Feedback control techniques
19.3 Implementation of local loop control
19.4 Advanced control techniques
19.5 Summary
19.6 Nomenclature
19.7 References
19.8 Problems
20. Supervisory Control
20.1 Introduction
20.2 Introduction to optimal operation of HVAC systems
20.3 Optimization statement for allelectric cooling plants without storage
20.4 Modelbased optimization procedure
20.5 Quadratic optimization procedure
20.6 Simplified control strategies for system components
20.7 Optimization statement for allelectric cooling plants with storage
20.8 Simplified control strategies for systems with storage
20.9 Methods for forecasting building loads
20.10 Summary
20.11 Nomenclature
20.12 References
20.13 Problems
21. Designing HVAC Systems
21.1 Introduction
21.2 The Design Process for HVAC Systems
21.3 Lifecycle cost concept
21.4 Rules of Thumb
21.5 References
21.6 Design problems
The Wiley Advantage
 Application of fundamental principles to develop performance relations for HVAC systems and equipment that provides insight and understanding of actual behavior.
 Broad coverage of loads, systems, and equipment that prepares students for careers in many varied aspects of the HVAC field.
 Readily implemented building load calculation procedure that capture dynamics and facilitates HVAC system analysis
 Realistic design examples and problems that reflect current engineering practice.
 Examples and problem solutions implemented with an interpretive language equation solver (EES) that allows students to focus on physical descriptions and results.
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