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Author Wang, Shan K. (Shan Kuo)

Title Handbook of air conditioning and refrigeration / Shan K. Wang
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2000
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : illustrations
Contents Psychrometrics -- Heat and Moisture Transfer through Building Envelope -- Indoor and Outdoor Design Conditions -- Energy Management and Control Systems -- Load Calculations -- Water Systems -- Heating Systems, Furnaces, and Boilers -- Refrigerants, Refrigeration Cycles, and Refrigeration Systems -- Refrigeration Systems: Components -- Refrigeration Systems: Reciprocating, Rotary, Scroll, and Screw -- Heat Pumps, Heat Recovery, Gas Cooling, and Cogeneration Systems -- Refrigeration Systems: Centrifugal -- Refrigeration Systems: Absorption -- Air Systems: Components -- Fans, Coils, Filters, and Humidifiers -- Air Systems: Equipment -- Air-Handling Units and Packaged Units -- Air Systems: Air Duct Design -- Air Systems: Space Air Diffusion -- Sound Control -- Air Systems: Basics and Constant-Volume Systems -- Air Systems: Variable-Air-Volume Systems -- Air Systems: VAV Systems -- Fan Combination, System Pressure, and Smoke Control -- Air Systems: Minimum Ventilation and VAV System Controls -- Improving Indoor Air Quality -- Energy Management and Global Warming -- Air Conditioning Systems: System Classification, Selection, and Individual Systems -- Air Conditioning Systems: Evaporative Cooling Systems and Evaporative Coolers -- Air Conditioning Systems: Space Conditioning Systems -- Air Conditioning Systems: Packaged Systems and Desiccant-Based Systems -- Air Conditioning Systems: Central Systems and Clean-Room Systems -- Air Conditioning Systems: Thermal Storage Systems -- Commissioning and Maintenance
Summary "A broad range of disciplines--energy conservation and air quality issues, construction and design, and the manufacture of temperature-sensitive products and materials--is covered in this comprehensive handbook. Provides essential, up-to-date HVAC data, codes, standards, and guidelines, all conveniently located in one volume. A definitive reference source on the design, selection, and operation of A/C and refrigeration systems,"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Air conditioning.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.
Air conditioning.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00060576
ISBN 0071189815