Heating and Cooling Essentials / Edition 3

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Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory book for students entering the HVAC field. The text explains the operation of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems; provides instructions for troubleshooting and servicing HVAC equipment; covers the correct methods of refrigerant handling; and includes information on EPA Technician Certification. Emphasis is placed on techniques needed to properly perform installation, service, and repair.

• A full chapter covers techniques for planning and installing ductwork.
• Includes information on EPA regulations and “ozone-friendly” refrigerants.
• Emphasizes safety, with all safety content printed in red type.
• Presents measurements and quantities in US customary and metric units.

An introductory book for students who are interested in entering the HVAC field. The text begins with the basics: tools, applied math, fasteners, copper tubing, soldering and brazing. It then presents information on temperature/pressure relationships, valves and flow controls, compressors, HVAC electrical systems, types of heating systems, and customer service. An important feature of the book is its emphasis on troubleshooting and servicing HVAC systems. Each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives, followed by a list of new words to be introduced. The chapter concludes with a summary and review questions to reinforce topics covered. Over 900 illustrations. Approx.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566379656
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 544,062
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2007

    Great text book to learn from!

    This book gives you a great description of anything and everything involved in the field. Anything from tools to customer service to installation. Any questions about equipment operation are well described in a easy to find and understand manor. Would recommend to people interested in the field.

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