Mechanical & Electrical Equipment for Buildings / Edition 8

Mechanical & Electrical Equipment for Buildings / Edition 8

by Benjamin Stein, John S. Reynolds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471525022

ISBN-13: 9780471525028

Pub. Date: 12/28/1991

Publisher: Wiley

Presents basic theory and design guidelines while covering systems and equipment. Emphasizes conservation of resources and the use of renewable energy sources as well as rapid decision making and integration with other aspects of design. Much more comprehensive than previous editions: includes site design, water, waste, electricity, elevators, etc. It is the

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Overview

Presents basic theory and design guidelines while covering systems and equipment. Emphasizes conservation of resources and the use of renewable energy sources as well as rapid decision making and integration with other aspects of design. Much more comprehensive than previous editions: includes site design, water, waste, electricity, elevators, etc. It is the recommended reference for the national architectural licensing examinations (NCARB).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471525028
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1664
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 10.28(h) x 2.37(d)

Table of Contents

ENERGY OVERVIEW.

Energy Sources for Buildings.

Comfort, Climate, and Design Strategies.

Sites and Resources.

THERMAL CONTROL.

Heat Flow.

Designing for Heating and Cooling.

Systems and Equipment for Heating and Cooling.

Large Building HVAC Systems.

WATER AND WASTE.

Water and Basic Design.

Water Supply.

Water and Waste.

Bathroom Design.

Solid Waste.

FIRE PROTECTION.

Fire Protection.

ELECTRICITY.

Principles of Electricity.

Electrical Systems and Materials Wiring.

Electrical Systems and Materials: Service and Utilization.

Electric Wiring Design.

ILLUMINATION.

Lighting Fundamentals.

Light Sources: Their Characteristics and Application.

Lighting Design.

Lighting Application.

SIGNAL EQUIPMENT.

Signal Systems.

TRANSPORTATION.

Vertical Transportation: Passenger Elevators.

Vertical Transportation: Special Topics.

Moving Stairways and Walks.

ACOUSTICS.

Fundamentals of Architectural Acoustics.

Building Noise Control.

Appendices.

Index.

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