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HVAC equations, data, and rules of thumb /

by Bell, Arthur A.
Authors: Angel, W. Larsen,%author. Published by : McGraw-Hill Education, (New York :) Physical details: xix, 636 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0071829598 Subject(s): Heating %Mathematics %Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Ventilation %Mathematics %Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Air conditioning %Mathematics %Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Engineering mathematics %Formulae %Handbooks, manuals, etc. Year: 2016
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Book Book AUM Main Library English Collections Hall 697.00151 B433 (Browse Shelf) Available 20180109

Includes bibliographical references (pages 618-626) and index.

Introduction -- Definitions -- Equations -- Conversion factors -- Cooling load rules of thumb -- Heating load rules of thumb -- Infiltration rules of thumb -- Ventilation rules of thumb -- Humidification rules of thumb -- People/occupancy rules of thumb -- Lighting rules of thumb -- Appliance/equipment rules of thumb -- Cooling load factors -- Heating load factors -- Design conditions and energy conservation -- HVAC system selection criteria -- Air distribution systems -- Piping systems, general -- Hydronic (water) piping systems -- Glycol piping systems -- Steam piping systems -- Steam condensate piping systems -- AC condensate piping -- Refrigerant piping systems -- Air handling units -- Fans -- Pumps -- Chillers -- Cooling towers and condensers -- Heat exchangers -- Boilers -- Motors and motor controllers -- Humidifiers -- Filters -- Insulation -- Fire-stopping and through-penetration systems -- Makeup water -- Water treatment and chemical feed systems -- Automatic controls building automation systems -- Sustainability guidelines relating to HVAC systems -- New technologies for HVAC systems -- Plastic piping systems -- Noise and vibration control -- Building construction business fundamentals -- Architectural, structural, and electrical information -- Properties of air -- Properties of water -- Cleanroom criteria -- Wind chill and heat index -- General notes -- Designer's checklist -- Professional societies and trade organizations -- References and design manuals -- Equipment schedules -- Equipment manufacturers.

"This fully revised, industry-standard handbook presents a wealth of HVAC design information encompassing all types of facilities--from offices and hospitals to commercial spaces and computer rooms. Written in an outline format for ease of use, this practical reference offers hundreds of field-tested equations and rules of thumb and features all-new coverage of the latest building components and materials. HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition, reflects all the latest changes to the codes and standards used in the industry--including ASHRAE, ICC, NEC, and NFPA--and clearly shows how to interpret and put them to use."--Page [4] of cover.

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