HVAC Controls and Systems

Hardcover | January 22, 1993

byJohn Levenhagen, Donald Spethmann

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This book presents engineers with solutions to the problems found in control applications in the commercial HVAC buildings industry. Using their experience to take readers beyond textbook principles, the authors offer suggestions for troubleshooting not found in any other book. Divided into two sections, HVAC Controls and Systems covers all aspects of commercial controls, including pneumatic, electric, and electronic controls. The first section discusses the hardware of the controls industry: thermostats and humidistats, dampers and damper motors, automatic valves, transmitters, auxiliary devices, construction systems and devices, and electronic products. The second section covers applications of the hardware for air handling unit systems, terminal systems and units, primary systems, heat pump cycles, distribution systems, supervisory systems, maintenance and operations, and total facility approach.

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This book presents engineers with solutions to the problems found in control applications in the commercial HVAC buildings industry. Using their experience to take readers beyond textbook principles, the authors offer suggestions for troubleshooting not found in any other book. Divided into two sections, HVAC Controls and Systems cover...

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Professional tips and techniques help you pinpoint and solve all kind sof problems in commercial control systems. Covering all facets of commercial HVAC control systems, including pneumatic, electric, and electronic control systems, including pneumatic, electric, and electornic controls, this guide is filled with practical solutions to...

John Levenhagen is a consultant and retired engineer from Johnson Controls, Inc. He was formerly on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and past president of the the Milwaukee Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies. He has received the Distinguished ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:334 pages, 9.4 × 6.4 × 0.93 inPublished:January 22, 1993Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070375097

ISBN - 13:9780070375093

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Table of Contents

Overview.

Thermostats.

Dampers and Damper Motors.

Automatic Valves.

Pneumatic Transmitters, Indicating Receivers, and Receiver Controllers.

Auxiliary Devices.

Construction Systems and Devices.

Electric and Electronic Products.

Direct Digital Control.

Air Handling Unit Systems.

Terminal Units and Systems.

Primary Supply Systems.

Heat Pumps and Heat Pump Controls.

Distribution Systems of All Types.

Supervisory Control and Total System Optimization.

Operating and Maintaining Control and HVAC Systems.

Total Facility Approach to Planning Controls.

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``Filled with tips and techniques to pinpoint and solve all kinds of control system problems...''