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Overview

Master the Electric and Electronic Components that Control

Today's Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Systems!

Electricity and Electronics for HVAC provides an expert account of the electric and electronic components used for modern air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Packed with hundreds of detailed illustrations, this in-depth reference fully explains circuits, diagrams, digital controls, safety procedures, troubleshooting, and more.

Written by the renowned technical authors Rex Miller and Mark R. Miller, this essential resource covers all electrical and electronic principles and applications of HVAC, including basic electricity…electric measuring instruments…control devices…heating circuits…refrigeration and freezer circuits…and other topics. Designed to build knowledge, skills, and confidence, Electricity and Electronics for HVAC features:

  • Complete information on electric and electronic components for modern

    HVAC systems

  • Over 345 detailed illustrations to improve technical understanding
  • Standard and SI units for all problems and worked-out equations
  • A PowerPoint presentation for classroom use

Inside this Career-Building HVAC Tool

• Introduction to Electricity • Current, Voltage, Resistance, and Power • Resistors, Color Code, Components, and Symbols • Series and Parallel Circuits • Magnetism, Solenoids, and Relays • Electric Measuring Instruments • Electric Power: DC and AC • Inductors, Inductive Reactance, and Transformers • Capacitors and Capacitive Reactance • Single and Three-Phase Power • Solid-State Controls • AC Motors • Electrical Safety • Control Devices • Heating Circuits • AC Circuits • Refrigeration and Freezer Circuits • Troubleshooting • Controlling Electric Power for AC Units oCareers in AC and Refrigeration • Index

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071496681
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/9/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 380
  • Sales rank: 776,211
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus at

SUNY College at Buffalo, having taught there for more than

35 years. Mark Miller is Professor of Industrial

Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. Introduction to Electricity

Chapter 2. Current, Voltage, Resistance, Power and Ohm's Law

Chapter 3. Resistors, Color Code, Other Electric Components, and Their Symbols

Chapter 4. Series and Parallel Circuits

Chapter 5. Magnetism, Solenoids and Relays

Chapter 6. Electrical Measuring Instruments

Chapter 7. Electrical Power: Direct Current and Alternating Current

Chapter 8. Inductors and Transformers

Chapter 9. Capacitors and Capacitive Reactance

Chapter 10. Single-Phase and Three-Phase Alternating Current

Chapter 11. Solid-State Controls

Chapter 12. Alternating Current Motors

Chapter 13. Electrical Safety

Chapter 14. Control Devices

Chapter 15. Heating Circuits

Chapter 16. Air-Conditioning Circuits

Chapter 17. Refrigeration Circuits

Chapter 18. Troubleshooting

Chapter 19. Controlling Electrical Power for Air-Conditioning Units

Chapter 20. Careers in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Index
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2013

    Excellent HVAC Book

    This book is good HVAC book to read to know more how equipment turns on and off. And good book to refresh your knowledge in HVAC field. This book help me refresh my memory on HVAC field and how electricity and electronics play an role in HVAC field.

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