Fundamentals of HVAC Systems – Robert McDowall – SI Edition


Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning ()systems are omnipresent in modern buildings. This is an introduction to all those involved in the specification, , manufacture, installation, operation or maintainance of these systems.The explains:
. The objectives to be achieved by a in terms of environmental .
. The description of a system – primary equipment, means of distribution, space and load
determination, and operating strategy.
. The basic function of components that form .
. The layout and functioning of common HVAC systems, including all-, air-water systems, and
all-water systems.
. The strategies for operating systems and their basic means of control.
. Identifying the most suitable type of system for different types of application.

* Air-conditioning is a major growth , this introduction to how systems operate and how to select, design and operate them effectively
* Endorsed by, and developed with ASHRAE, the leading trade body and recognised technical experts
* Provides a thorough introduction to how HVAC systems function in controlling temperature, air quality, and air circulation in a controlled space.

Table of Content

Introduction to HVAC. Introduction to HVAC Systems. Thermal Comfort. Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality. Zones. Single Zone Air Handlers and Unitary Equipment. Multiple Zone Air Systems. Hydronic Systems. Hydronic System Architecture. Central Plants. Controls. Energy Conservation Measures. Special Applications

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