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HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2
     

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 2nd Ed. / Edition 2

by Arthur Bell
 

ISBN-10: 0071482423

ISBN-13: 9780071482424

Pub. Date: 09/26/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The Latest Information and “Tricks of the Trade”
for Achieving First-Rate HVAC Designs on Any Construction Job!

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb presents a wealth of state-of-the-art HVAC design information and guidance, ranging from air distribution to piping systems to plant equipment. This popular reference has now been fully

Overview

The Latest Information and “Tricks of the Trade”
for Achieving First-Rate HVAC Designs on Any Construction Job!

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb presents a wealth of state-of-the-art HVAC design information and guidance, ranging from air distribution to piping systems to plant equipment. This popular reference has now been fully updated to reflect the construction industry's new single body of codes and standards.

Featuring an outline format for ease of use, the Second Edition of this all-in-one sourcebook contains:

  • Updated HVAC codes and standards, including the 2006 International
    Building Code
  • Over 200 equations for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems
  • ASME and ASHRAE code specifications
  • Over 350 rules of thumb for cooling, heating, ventilation, and more
  • New material including: coverage of the new single body of construction codes now used throughout the country

Inside This Updated HVAC Design Guide


• Definitions • Equations • Rules of Thumb for Cooling, Heating, Infiltration, Ventilation, Humidification, People/Occupancy, Lighting, and Appliance/Equipment • Cooling Load Factors • Heating Load Factors • Design Conditions and Energy Conservation • HVAC System Selection Criteria • Air Distribution Systems • Piping Systems (General, Hydronic, Glycol, Steam, Steam Condensate, AC Condensate, Refrigerant) • Central Plant Equipment (Air-Handling Units, Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers) • Auxiliary Equipment (Fans, Pumps, Motors, Controllers, Variable-Frequency Drives, Filters, Insulation, Fire Stopping) • Automatic Controls/Building Automation Systems • Equipment Schedules • Equipment Manufacturers • Building Construction Business Fundamentals • Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information • Conversion Factors • Properties of Air and Water • Designer's Checklist • Professional Societies and Trade Organizations • References and Design Manuals • Cleanroom Criteria and Standards

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071482424
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/26/2007
Edition description:
List
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction

Part 2. Definitions

Part 3. Equations

Part 4. Conversion Factors

Part 5. Cooling Load Rules of Thumb

Part 6. Heating Load Rules of Thumb

Part 7. Infiltration Rules of Thumb

Part 8. Ventilation Rules of Thumb

Part 9. Humidification Rules of Thumb

Part 10. People/Occupancy Rules of Thumb

Part 11. Lighting Rules of Thumb

Part 12. Appliance/Equipment Rules of Thumb

Part 13. Cooling Load Factors

Part 14. Heating Load Factors

Part 15. Design Conditions and Energy Conservation

Part 16. HVAC System Selection Criteria

Part 17. Air Distribution Systems

Part 18. Piping Systems, General

Part 19. Hydronic (Water) Piping Systems

Part 20. Glycol Piping Systems

Part 21. Steam Piping Systems

Part 22. Steam Condensate Piping Systems

Part 23. AC Condensate Piping

Part 24. Refrigerant Piping Systems

Part 25. Air Handling Units

Part 26. Fans

Part 27. Pumps

Part 28. Chillers

Part 29. Cooling Towers and Condensers

Part 30. Heat Exchangers

Part 31. Boilers

Part 32. Motors and Motor Controllers

Part 33. Humidifiers

Part 34. Filters

Part 35. Insulation

Part 36. Fire Stopping and Through-Penetration Systems

Part 37. Makeup Water

Part 38. Water Treatment and Chemical Feed Systems

Part 39. Automatic Controls Building Automation Systems

Part 40. Equipment Schedules

Part 41. Equipment Manufacturers

Part 42. Building Construction Business Fundamentals

Part 43. Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information

Part 44. Properties of Air

Part 45. Properties of Water

Part 46. Cleanroom Criteria

Part 47. Wind Chill and Heat Index

Part 48. Miscellaneous

Part 49. General Notes

Part 50. Designer's Checklist

Part 51. Professional Societies and Trade Organizations

Part 52. References and Design Manuals

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