Air Conditioning Systems: Principles, Equipment, and Service / Edition 1

Air Conditioning Systems: Principles, Equipment, and Service / Edition 1

by . AHRI, Joseph Moravek, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Insti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135179211

ISBN-13: 9780135179215

Pub. Date: 09/19/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Based on the Air Conditioning Institute Curriculum Guide, this book provides practical information to supplement and advance skills of the entry-level technician. It focuses on air conditioning systems and the components that make up these systems, while emphasizing information that will be useful to the service technician. The material presented here

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Overview

Based on the Air Conditioning Institute Curriculum Guide, this book provides practical information to supplement and advance skills of the entry-level technician. It focuses on air conditioning systems and the components that make up these systems, while emphasizing information that will be useful to the service technician. The material presented here stresses the competency-based educational approach, preparing readers to exhibit learned skills in several different ways, and put information into practice so that it is useful and maintained. Chapter topics include extensive information on charging procedures; electrical and refrigerant-side troubleshooting; safety and the refrigeration cycle; preventive maintenance; and industry certification. A useful source of knowledge for entry-level technicians and experienced professionals in the air conditioning field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135179215
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/19/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
361
Sales rank:
971,112
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Safety on the Job.

2. Refrigeration Cycle: How the System Cools.

3. Leak-Detection Procedures.

4. How to Charge Air-Conditioning Systems.

5. Charging Procedures: Pressure-Temperature Method.

6. Charging Procedures: Superheat Methods.

7. Charging Procedures: Subcooling, Amperage Draw and Manufacturing Recommendations.

8. Temperature-Difference, Sight-Glass, and Sweatback Methods.

9. Weigh-In, Frostback, and Approach Charging Methods.

10. Troubleshooting Air-Conditioning Systems.

11. Mechanical Troubleshooting—Part I.

12. Mechanical Troubleshooting—Part II.

13. Mechanical Troubleshooting—Part III.

14. The Electrical Side of Air Conditioning.

15. Troubleshooting Electrical Components.

16. Understanding Electrical Diagrams.

17. Troubleshooting Electrical Diagrams.

18. Preventative Maintenance.

19. HVAC/R Industry Certification.

20. Appendix: Useful Formulas, Conversions, and Common Abbreviations.

21. Glossary.

22. Index.

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