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Modern refrigeration and air conditioning / by Andrew D. Althouse, BS, (ME), MA, Carl H. Turnquist, BS, (ME), MA, Alfred F. Bracciano, BS, M.Ed., Ed. Sp., Daniel C. Bracciano, BSME, Gloria M. Bracciano, BA, MA, Ed. Sp.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635638776
  • ISBN: 1635638771
  • Physical Description: xxi, 1604 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 21st edition.
  • Publisher: Tinley Park, IL : The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc., [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Careers and certification -- Safety -- Service calls -- Energy and matter -- Gases -- Basic refrigeration systems -- Tools and supplies -- Working with tubing and piping -- Introduction to refrigerants -- Equipment and instruments for refrigerant handling and service -- Working with refrigerants -- Basic electricity -- Electrical power -- Basic electronics -- Electric motors -- Electrical control systems -- Servicing electric motors and controls -- Compressors -- Compressor safety components -- Metering devices -- Heat exchangers -- Refrigerant flow components -- Overview of domestic refrigerators and freezers -- Systems and components of domestic refrigerators and freezers -- Installation and troubleshooting of domestic refrigerators and freezers -- Service and repair of domestic refrigerators and freezers -- Air movement and measurement -- Air quality -- Air distribution -- Ventilation system service -- Ductless air-conditioning systems -- Residential central air-conditioning systems -- Commercial air-conditioning systems -- Absorption and evaporative cooling systems -- Humidity control -- Thermostats -- Heating and cooling loads -- Forced-air heating fundamentals -- Hydronic heating fundamentals -- Heat pumps -- Gas-fired heating systems -- Oil-fired heating systems -- Electric heating systems -- Solar power and thermal storage -- Energy management -- Energy conservation -- Overview of commercial refrigeration systems -- Special refrigeration systems and applications -- Commercial refrigeration-system configurations -- Understanding heat loads and system thermodynamics -- Commercial refrigeration component selection -- Installing commercial systems -- Troubleshooting commercial systems-system diagnosis -- Troubleshooting commercial systems-component diagnosis -- Servicing commercial systems.
Summary, etc.:
"Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning provides theory, skill development, and service information for HVACR education. It teaches fundamental principles and service techniques needed to install, maintain, diagnose, and service HVACR systems. Students learn basic concepts and then apply them to increasingly complex systems"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.
Air conditioning.
Air conditioning.
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery.

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Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
by Althouse, Andrew D.; Turnquist, Carl H.; Bracciano, Alfred F.; Bracciano, Daniel C.; Bracciano, Gloria M.
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Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is focused on closing the gap from students to technicians with our commitment to top-quality coverage of fundamentals and the latest technology. This classic is an excellent blend of theory, skill development, and service techniques to help you learn how to install and service refrigeration and HVAC systems. Technical content has never been more up-to-date. A logical and progressive organization, rich learning pedagogy and features, a superior art program, and readability contribute to Modern Refrigeration and Air C onditioning's highly accessible nature. This edition has been revised with improved instructional design to help teach and retain students. Included are improved assessments and enhanced content on fundamentals such as electrical theory and troubleshooting. Relevant career and workplace readiness content prepares students for a successful career in the HVACR industry.