Medium & High
Efficiency Gas Furnaces
An essential tool for those
who are interested in becoming successful Gas
Furnace Service Technicians.
This unique field guide
discusses each important aspect of the medium to high efficiency gas
furnaces used in central heating applications, from the combustion
process to the venting of the furnace itself.
Richard Jazwin also provides detailed information on other
related topics including: furnace construction, controls and
components, ignition systems, sequences of operation, basic service
procedures, and electric / electronic troubleshooting and repair.
In addition to providing a basic understanding
of furnace design and operation, this in depth manual also details
the significant advances made in the furnace industry.
and High Efficiency Gas Furnaces" is
an essential tool for those
who are interested in becoming successful service technicians.
Chapter 1: Combustion - Review of
combustion and its necessary components.
Chapter 2: Furnace Construction -
Physical construction of the furnace, which allows heat to transfer.
Chapter 3: Furnace Controls and
Components - Discussion of the controls and components that deliver
the correct amount of fuel and air to the furnace.
Chapter 4: Ignition System -
Description of the basic types of ignition systems in use today.
Chapter 5: Sequences of Operation -
Working sequence of operation for several different furnaces.
Chapter 6: Basic Service Procedures -
Tools for checking and servicing a furnace.
Chapter 7: Electric/Electronic
Troubleshooting and Repair - Strategies regarding troubleshooting
and repair of furnaces.
Chapter 8: A look at how new furnaces
with forced or induced draft have changed the requirements for
properly venting a system.
About the Author:
Richard Jazwin is the Director of Curriculum
at Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Jazwin is an
active member of the following societies: The American Society of
Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, the
Refrigeration Service Engineers Society, the Society for Technical
Communications, the Author's Guild, and the National Society for
Performance of Instruction.
Mr. Jazwin is the author of;
"Troubleshooting and Servicing Heat Pumps Systems", "Medium &
High Efficiency Gas Furnaces", "The HVAC/R Professional's Field
Guide to Alternative Refrigerants", " The Four R's", and several
more HVAC/R Related