HVAC Troubleshooting Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

A Practical, On-the-Job HVAC Guide

Applicable to residential, commercial, and industrial jobs, this essential handbook puts a wealth of real-world information at your fingertips. HVAC Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to read, interpret, and prepare schedules, mechanical plans, and electrical schematics. This handy resource will aid you in your everyday tasks and keep you up to date with the latest facts, figures, and devices. The book includes numerous illustrations, tables, and charts, troubleshooting tips, safety precautions, resource directories, and a glossary of terms.

HVAC Troubleshooting Guide helps you:

  • Identify and safely use tools and equipment (both new and old)
  • Use heat pumps and hot air furnaces
  • Calculate ventilation requirements
  • Work with refrigeration equipment and the new refrigerants
  • Utilize control devices, including solenoids and relays
  • Operate, select, and repair electric motors
  • Work with condensers, compressors, and evaporators
  • Monitor the flow of refrigerant with valves, tubing, and filters
  • Comply with the Section 608 refrigerant recycling rule
  • Program thermostats
  • Insulate with batts, sheet, tubing covers, and foam
  • Work with solid-state controls
  • Understand electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071604994
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/14/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Sales rank: 661,118
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller, Ed.D., is Emeritus Professor at the State

University of New York at Buffalo.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Tools and Instruments
Chapter 2. Heat Pumps and Hot-Air Furnaces
Chapter 3. Ventilation Requirements
Chapter 4. Refrigeration
Chapter 5. Refrigerants: New and Old
Chapter 6. Solenoids and Relays
Chapter 7. Electric Motors
Chapter 8. Condensers
Chapter 9. Compressors
Chapter 10. Evaporators
Chapter 11. Controlling Refrigerant: Valves, Tubing, and Filters
Chapter 12. Complying with the Section 608 Refrigerant-Recycling Rule
Chapter 13. Programming Thermostats
Chapter 14. Control Devices
Chapter 15. Insulating Pipes and Tubing
Chapter 16. Electrical Safety
Chapter 17. Temperatures, Thermometers, and Psychometrics
Chapter 18. Troubleshooting
Chapter 19. Solid-State Controls
Chapter 20. Electrical and Electronic Symbols Used in Schematics
Appendix A. Professional Organizations
Appendix B. Industrial Associations
Appendix C. New Refrigerants
Index

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