Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Study Guide) / Edition 1

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Overview

Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.

Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the leader in the refrigeration and air conditioning field. This comprehensive resource teaches fundamental principles and service techniques. The guide tells how to diagnose and remedy HVAC problems and provides an excellent blend of theory and job qualifying skills.

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Provides a thorough course on the basic and advanced principles of refrigeration and air conditioning. Thirty-one chapters discuss such topics as: tools, materials, and controls systems; compression, commercial, absorption, special refrigeration, cooling and dehumidifying, and heating and humidification systems; refrigerant recovery/recycling/reclaiming; electrical-magnetic fundamentals; servicing and installing small hermetic and commercial systems; air distribution, measurement, and cleaning; central air condition and heat pumps; solar energy; automotive air conditioning; servicing and troubleshooting simplified; passing technician certification exams. Contains many illustrations and diagrams. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590702819
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Edition description: Study Guide
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 179,395
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted January 2, 2011

    Highly recommnded

    i am looking for book by the name of MODERN REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING BY ALTHOUSE/TURNQUIST/BRACCIANO pl help me out. I am precently in UAE Abu Dhabi/Dubai and looking for the above from the same area.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2003

    good general reference

    We have used this book as a study textbook for the last two semesters at college. As a student it has proven to be very useful. It has very good illustrations and diagrams along with helpful insight to the nuts and bolts of all A/C units. Where the frustration part comes in and is a mystery to me is what ever department that was responsible for reviewing the end of chapter questions and the questions in the test bank dropped the ball. It is quite evident that the questions and the text don't correspond. This leads one to believe that the department that is responsible for test questions and chapter questions do not have a back-ground in Air Conditioning / Refrigeration. I have used a lot of frustrating time in a futile effort to match answers with text. Its a shame that such an informative textbook be degraded on default.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2003

    Very useful textbook but...

    We have used this book as a study textbook for the last two semesters at college. As a student it has proven to be very useful. It has very good illustrations and diagrams along with helpful insight to the nuts and bolts of all A/C units. Where the frustration part comes in and is a mystery to me is what ever department that was responsible for reviewing the end of chapter questions and the questions in the test bank dropped the ball. It is quite evident that the questions and the text don't correspond. This leads one to believe that the department that is responsible for test questions and chapter questions do not have a back-ground in Air Conditioning / Refrigeration. I have used a lot of frustrating time in a futile effort to match answers with text. Its a shame that such an informative textbook be degraded on default.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2001

    You must start here

    I owned my own business and was a top company technician. This is the only book you need, an excellent reference. You must master the electrical, mechanical, and refrigeration principles in this book before working on anybody's equipment. NATE certification is an excellent test of understanding.

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