Direct Digital Control of Building Systems: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $47.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 69%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (3) from $47.99   
  • Used (3) from $47.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$47.99
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(3391)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not ... include working access code or dust jacket Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$47.99
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(49310)

Condition: Very Good
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ... code or dust jacket. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$125.76
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(77)

Condition: Good
Good Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. *****PLEASE ... NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Direct Digital Control Of Building Systems From a brief historical look at the evolution of DDC to some thoughts on the future uses of artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic, this practical new work provides a systematic discussion of the theory and application possibilities of:
  • Sensors and actuators—for temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, and indoor air quality;
  • DDC hardware—including microprocessors, microcomputers, and microcontrollers;
  • DDC software—operating system, utility, and applications software and the methods of configuring DDCs;
  • The operator-machine interface—for field devices, workstations, and multivendor displays;
  • Data communication systems for DDC—hardware, software, protocols and the ISO’s Open Systems Interconnection 7-layer architecture;
  • BACnet—ASHRAE’s building automation and control networking protocol, from its design philosophy and the communication services it provides, to issues of extensibility, conformance, and specification;
  • DDC design methodology—a complete case study, showing how to build system schematics, I/O and mode summaries, and logic flow diagrams;
  • DDC implementation—issues of design, specification, installation, commissioning, training, and operation and maintenance.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Newman, developer and manager of Cornell University's massive digital control system, provides thorough coverage of the design methodology needed to create complete and efficient HVAC control systems and to upgrade existing analog technology for such enclosed spaces as buildings, transportation systems, and other controlled environments. He emphasizes throughout the high performance, reliability, and reduced cost of modern digital sensors, control devices, microprocessors, computer memory, and other electronic components. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471516965
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/21/1994
  • Series: Practical Construction Guides Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

About the author H. MICHAEL NEWMAN is Manager of the Facilities Engineering Computer Section at Cornell University. He was responsible for the installation and development of the university's computerized energy management and control system, which was one of the first such systems to make use of 32-bit multiuser computers in an integrated, multivendor field panel environment and now serves more than 100 buildings. A member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, he is currently the chairman of the Standards Project Committee which is developing the BACnet building automation and control communication protocol and has contributed information on computer controls to recent editions of the ASHRAE Handbook. Mr. Newman is also a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, the Cornell Society of Engineers, and is a senior member of the Instrument Society of America. In 1986, Energy User News selected him as their Institutional Energy Manager of the Year. Mr. Newman received his MS in engineering physics from Cornell and did postgraduate work in astrophysics at the NASA Center for Radiophysics and Space Research.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Sensors and Actuators.

DDC Hardware.

DDC Software.

The Operator-Machine Interface.

Communication Systems.

ASHRAE's BACnet.

DDC System Design: A Case Study.

DDC Implementation.

Epilogue: The Future of DDC.

Glossary of DDC Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Terms.

Manufacturers of DDC Equipment.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)