Refrigeration, Air Conditioning And Heat Pumps

Paperback | March 8, 2016

byG F HundyEditorG H Hundy

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration. Clear and comprehensive, it is suitable for both trainee and professional HVAC engineers, with a straightforward approach that also helps inexperienced readers gain a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the technology. With its concise style and broad scope, the book covers most of the equipment and applications professionals will encounter. The simplicity of the descriptions helps users understand, specify, commission, use, and maintain these systems. It is a must-have text for anyone who needs thorough, foundational information on refrigeration and air conditioning, but without textbook pedagogy. It includes detailed technicalities or product-specific information. New material to this edition includes the latest developments in refrigerants and lubricants, together with updated information on compressors, heat exchangers, liquid chillers, electronic expansion valves, controls, and cold storage. In addition, efficiency, environmental impact, split systems, retail refrigeration supermarket systems and cold rooms , industrial systems, fans, air infiltration, and noise are also included. Full theoretical and practical treatment of current issues and trends in refrigeration and air conditioning technology Meets the needs of industry practitioners and system designers who need a rigorous, but accessible reference to the latest developments in refrigeration and AC that is supported by coverage at a level not found in typical course textbooks New edition features updated content on refrigerants, microchannel technology, noise, condensers, data centers, and electronic control

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of refrigeration. Clear and comprehensive, it is suitable for both trainee and professional HVAC engineers, with a straightforward approach that also helps inexperienced readers gain a comprehensive introd...

Guy Hundy has extensive experience in the design and application of refrigeration compressors. Previously Director of Application Engineering with Copeland Europe and a Past-President of the Institute of Refrigeration, he has particular expertise in the field of compressor performance and efficiency in commercial refrigeration, air con...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:510 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 8, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
1 Fundamentals
2 The refrigeration cycle
3 Refrigerants
4 Compressors
5 Oil in refrigerant circuits
6 Condensers and cooling towers
7 Evaporators
8 Expansion valves
9 Controls and other circuit components
10 Component selection and balancing
11 Installation and construction
12 Distributed cooling, thermal storage
13 Packaged units
14 Food refrigeration and freezing
15 Cold storage
16 Food refrigeration product by product
17 Refrigerated transport, handling and distribution
18 Refrigeration load estimation
19 Industrial uses of refrigeration
20 Air and water vapour mixtures
21 Air treatment fundamentals
22 Practical air treatment cycles
23 Air-conditioning load estimation
24 Air movement
25 Air-conditioning methods
26 Dehumidifiers and air drying
27 Heat pumps and heat recovery
28 Control systems
29 Commissioning and maintenance
30 Efficiency, running cost and carbon footprint
31 Noise
Appendix Units of measurement
References
Index