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HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition / Edition 3

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Arthur A. Bell, W. Larsen AngelArthur A. Bell
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• Definitions
• Equations
• Rules of Thumb for Cooling, Heating, Infiltration, Ventilation, Humidification, People/Occupancy, Lighting, and Appliance/Equipment
• Cooling and Heating Load Factors
• Design Conditions and Energy Conservation
• HVAC System Selection Criteria
• Air Distribution Systems
• Piping Systems, Including Plastic Piping
• Central Plant Equipment (Air-Handling Units, Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers)
• Sustainability Guidelines
• New Technologies for HVAC
• Noise and Vibration Control
• Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Considerations
• Properties of Air and Water
• Auxiliary Equipment (Fans, Pumps, Motors, Controllers, Variable-Frequency Drives, Filters, Insulation, Fire-Stopping)
• Automatic Temperature Controls/Building Automation Systems
• Building Construction Business Fundamentals
• Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information
• Conversion Factors
• Designer's Checklist
• Professional Societies and Trade Organizations
• References and Design Manuals
• Cleanroom Criteria and Standards

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071829595
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/21/2015
Edition description: 3rd Revised ed.
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 802,056
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Arthur A. Bell, Jr., P.E., is a registered professional engineer and certified mechanical, plumbing, fire, and energy conservation code official in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with more than 31 years of experience in the design of HVAC systems. In addition, he has been involved in the design of plumbing systems, fire protection systems, and construction field engineering-mechanical systems. Mr. Bell is also the author of HVAC Design Portfolio, published by McGraw-Hill.

W. Larsen Angel, P.E., LEED AP, is a registered professional engineer in the State of Maryland with more than 25 years of experience in the design of HVAC systems. In addition, he has been involved in the design of plumbing systems and electrical systems. Mr. Angel is also the author of HVAC Design Sourcebook, published by McGraw-Hill.

Table of Contents

4.Conversion Factors
5.Cooling Load Rules of Thumb
6.Heating Load Rules of Thumb
7.Infiltration Rules of Thumb
8.Ventilation Rules of Thumb
9.Humidification Rules of Thumb
10.People/Occupancy Rules of Thumb
11.Lighting Rules of Thumb
12.Appliance/Equipment Rules of Thumb
13.Cooling Load Factors
14.Heating Load Factors
15.Design Conditions and Energy Conservation
16.HVAC System Selection Criteria
17.Air Distribution Systems
18.Piping Systems General
19.Hydronic (Water) Piping Systems
20.Glycol Piping Systems
21.Steam Piping Systems
22.Steam Condensate Piping Systems
23.AC Condensate Systems
24.Refrigerant Piping Systems
25.Air Handling Units
29.Cooling Towers and Condensers
30.Heat Exchangers
31.Boilers and Furnaces
32.Motors and Motor Controllers
36.Fire Stopping and Through-Penetration Systems
37.Makeup Water
38.Water Treatment and Chemical Feed Systems
39.Automatic Control and Building Automation Systems
40.Equipment Schedules
41.Equipment Manufacturers
42.Building Construction Business Fundamentals
43.Architectural, Structural and Electrical Information
44.Sound, Vibration, and Acoustics
45.Properties of Air
46.Properties of Water
47.Cleanroom Criteria
48.Wind Chill and Heat Index
50.General Notes
51.Designer’s Checklist
52.Professional Societies and Trade Organizations
53.References and Design Manuals

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