Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Paperback | April 1, 2006

byRex Miller, Mark Miller

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Professional-level air conditioning and refrigeration guidance to get the job done faster, better, and at less cost

This heavily-illustrated resource is great for do-it-yourselfers, weekend repairmen, as well as seasoned air conditioning and refrigeration technicians who want to stay on top of the latest methods, materials, equipment, codes, standards, and safety tips.

Filled with easy-to-read tables and charts, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration covers:

Fundamentals of air conditioning and refrigeration

  • Step-by-step instructions for installation, repair, and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting advice
  • Problems and worked-out equations will have SI units for international usage
  • Professional organizations
  • Important web sites
  • Valuable tips on buying air conditioning or refrigeration units
  • The most up-to-date tools and devices used in the trade
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    Professional-level air conditioning and refrigeration guidance to get the job done faster, better, and at less cost This heavily-illustrated resource is great for do-it-yourselfers, weekend repairmen, as well as seasoned air conditioning and refrigeration technicians who want to stay on top of the latest methods, materials, equipment, ...

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    BE AN AC AND REFRIGERATION ACE -- NO MATTER WHAT YOUR PRESENT LEVEL OF SKILL!Air Conditioning and Refrigeration helps you understand today's cooling and climate control systems -- so expertly that you can use it as the foundation for a career! Clear instructions -- with over 800 photographs and illustrations -- offer step-by-step guida...

    Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo and has taught technical curriculum at the college level for more than 40 years. He is the coauthor of the best-selling Carpentry & Construction, now in its fourth edition, and the author of more than 80 texts for vocational and industrial ...

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    Format:PaperbackDimensions:602 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 0.86 inPublished:April 1, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0071467882

    ISBN - 13:9780071467889

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    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Tools and Instruments

    Chapter 2: Development of Refrigeration

    Chapter 3: Voltage, Current, and Resistance

    Chapter 4: Solenoids and Valves

    Chapter 5: Electric Motors: Selection, Operational 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, Psychometrics, 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: Installing and Controlling Electrical Power for Air-Conditioning Units

    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)