Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

by Mark R. Miller, Rex Miller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071761390
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/23/2011
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 596,292
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York-College at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs, including McGraw-Hill’s Carpentry & Construction, now in its fifth edition.

Mark R. Miller is a professor of technology and coordinator for the industrial management programs in the Department of Human Resource Development & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. He teaches technology courses for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and numerous technical articles.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Tools, Instruments, and Specialized Equipment

Chapter 2. Development of Refrigeration

Chapter 3. Voltage, Current, and Resistance

Chapter 4. Solenoids and Valves

Chapter 5. Electric Motors: Selection, Characteristics, and Problems

Chapter 6. Refrigerants: New and Old

Chapter 7. Refrigeration Compressors

Chapter 8. Condensers, Chillers, and Cooling Towers

Chapter 9. Working With Water-Cooling Problems

Chapter 10. Evaporators

Chapter 11. Refrigerant: Flow Control

Chapter 12. Servicing and Safety

Chapter 13. Freezers

Chapter 14. Temperature, Psychrometrics, and Air Control

Chapter 15. Comfort Air Conditioning

Chapter 16. Commercial Air-Conditioning Systems

Chapter 17. Various Types of Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps

Chapter 18. Estimating Load and Insulating Pipes

Chapter 19. Insulating Power for Air Conditioners

Chapter 20. Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Careers

Appendix A. Some New Refrigerants

Appendix B. Electrical and Electronic Symbols Used in Schematics

Appendix C. Programming Thermostats

Appendix D. Tools of the Trade (Plus Frequently Asked Questions With Answers)

Appendix E. Generic Substitute Names Used in SNAP Listings

Glossary

Index

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