Refrigeration Principles, Practices, and Performance

First Edition
Author: Chris Langley
ISBN #: 1418060976
©2008   Publish Date: 04/25/2007
Binding: PB
Pages: 440
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $191.95

Description:

Designed to provide a basic, straightforward overview of the concepts and principles of HVAC and refrigeration, this book is ideal for readers with a limited amount of experience in the field. Refrigeration Principles, Practices and Performance begins with an introduction to the basics of refrigeration and HVAC, and then quickly progresses into specific equipment components, eliminating overly technical and lengthy information that is found in many traditional industry books. The focus on presenting the essentials with a simple, easy-to-understand approach makes this book valuable for any reader seeking to master and apply basic refrigeration and HVAC principles.

Product Benefits:

  • Thorough coverage for domestic, commercial, marine, or industrial applications is included so knowledge is transferable to a variety of fields within the industry
  • Numerous examples provide a context for learning and grasping key concepts
  • Coverage of engineering design is relevant and practical, so readers can effectively choose the proper size equipment without being bogged down by extraneous technical information

Table of Contents:

CHAPTER 1 FUNDAMENTALS
CHAPTER 2 COMPRESSION SYSTEM OF REFRIGERATION
CHAPTER 3 REFRIGERANTS
CHAPTER 4 EXPANSION VALVES
CHAPTER 5 EVAPORATORS
CHAPTER 6 COMPRESSORS
CHAPTER 7 CONDENSERS
CHAPTER 8 FLOW EQUIPMENT
CHAPTER 9 ELECTRIC CONTROLS AND CONTROL VALVES
CHAPTER 10 LUBRICATION
CHAPTER 11 DEFROSTING METHODS
CHAPTER 12 COMPRESSOR DRIVES
CHAPTER 13 FOOD PRESERVATION
CHAPTER 14 OPERATING
CHAPTER 15 SERVICING
CHAPTER 16 REFRIGERATED ENCLOSURES
CHAPTER 17 INSTRUMENTS AND METERS
CHAPTER 18 HEAT CALCULATIONS
CHAPTER 19 HUMIDITY IN REFRIGERATION
CHAPTER 20 COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS I
CHAPTER 21 COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS II
CHAPTER 22 REFRIGERANT LINES - PRESSURE DROPS
CHAPTER 23 BRINE IN REFRIGERATION
CHAPTER 24 LIQUID COOLING
CHAPTER 25 COMPLETE SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 26 CARBON DIOXIDE - DRY ICE
CHAPTER 27 ALTITUDE AND ITS EFFECT
CHAPTER 28 ABSORPTION SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 29 THE REFRIGERATION CODE

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