Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology
Bill Whitman; Bill Johnson; John Tomczyk,
Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning Technology, 6th Edition, a time-honored best
seller, has been updated and revised to provide superior hands-on
information needed to successfully maintain and troubleshoot today's
complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
The new sixth edition contains
units updated to include advances or changes in technology,
procedures, and or equipment.
Over 250 new images have been
added to emphasize the practical application approach to the book.
It fosters a solid foundation and
understanding of environmental problems and their solutions, and
displays a depth and detail of theory, diagnostics, and repair
procedures that make this a fitting book for basic HVAC-R education
as well as upgrading and certification training for technicians in
- new section on the Green Awareness movement
and global warming includes key organizations and their present
and future goals on how to accomplish green buildings and green
mechanical rooms throughout the USA
- updated information on technician
certification and key organizations supporting either voluntary or
mandatory technician certification
- Federal Mandate 13 Season Energy Efficiency
Ratio (SEER) is covered in detail in designated chapters
throughout the book
- section on Career Opportunity has been
expanded to include a comprehensive list of career opportunities
available in the HVACR field
- Actual technician service calls are
featured, giving chapters a real-world quality that puts readers
in "service mode."
THEORY OF HEAT:
Matter and Energy.
Refrigeration and Refrigerants.
SAFETY, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
General Safety Practices.
Tools and Equipment.
Tubing and Piping.
Refrigerant and Oil Management- Recovering/Recycling/ Reclaiming
BASIC AUTOMATIC CONTROLS:
Basic Electricity and Magnetism.
Introduction to Automatic Controls.
Automatic Control Components and Applications.
Troubleshooting Basic Controls.
Electronic Programmable Controls.
Types of Electric Motors.
Application of Motors.
Troubleshooting Electric Motors.
Evaporators and the Refrigeration System. Condensors.
Special Refrigeration Systems and New Technology Applications.
Special Refrigeration Applications.
Troubleshooting and Typical Operating Conditions for Commercial
AIR CONDITIONING (Heating and
Indoor Air Quality.
AIR CONDITIONING (Cooling):
Comfort and Psychometrics.
Refrigeration Applied to Air Conditioning.
Air Distribution and Balance.
Typical Operating Conditions.
Electric, Gas and Oil Heat with Electric Air Conditioning.
Air Source Heat Pumps.
Geothermal Heat Pumps.
Room Air Conditioners.
CHILLED-WATER AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS:
High Pressure, Low Pressure, and Absorption Chilled-Water Systems.
Cooling Towers and Pumps.
Operation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Controls of
1,418 Pages, Hardcover
HVAC Exam Prep
Electrical Exam Prep
2011 NEC and Related
2008 NEC and Related
Building Code Related