Download e-book for kindle: Audel HVAC Fundamentals, Volume 3: Air Conditioning, Heat by James E. Brumbaugh

By James E. Brumbaugh

ISBN-10: 0764542087

ISBN-13: 9780764542084

Maintain it cool or warmth issues up

This 3rd quantity of Audel's HVAC Library delivers a accomplished, hands-on advisor to fitting, servicing, and repairing all easy air-conditioning structures in either new and older development. You'll additionally locate entire insurance of specialised heating units-radiators, radiant heating platforms, stoves, fireplaces, warmth pumps, and indoor/outdoor pool warmers, plus lovers, exhaust structures, air filters, and extra. It's what you must entire your HVAC reference library.
* Make exact calculations for AC process output
* Tailor AC platforms for older construction
* learn how to set up and repair today's well known digital air cleaners and filters
* carrier much less universal heating platforms equivalent to coal-fired furnaces
* set up, continue, and service humidifiers and dehumidifers
* deal with radiators, convectors, and baseboard heating units

Table of Contents

Introduction.
About the Author.

Chapter 1: Radiant Heating.

Chapter 2: Radiators, Convectors, and Unit Heaters.

Chapter three: Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys.

Chapter four: Water Heaters.

Chapter five: Heating Swimming Pools.

Chapter 6: air flow Principles.

Chapter 7: air flow and Exhaust Fans.

Chapter eight: Air-Conditioning.

Chapter nine: Air-Conditioning Equipment.

Chapter 10: warmth Pumps.

Chapter eleven: Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers.

Chapter 12: Air Cleaners and Filters.

Appendix A: specialist and exchange Associations.

Appendix B: Manufacturers.

Appendix C: HVAC/R schooling, education, Certification, and Licensing.

Appendix D: information Tables.

Appendix E: Psychrometric Charts.

Index.

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070 DATE CODE PEX tubing markings. qxd 7/3/04 3:04 AM Page 13 Quark03 Quark03:Desktop Folder:GK030-Brumbaugh- Radiant Heating 13 1 2 3 Crimping Fittings 1. Expand the end of the PEX tubing with the expansion tool provided by the PEX tube manufacturer. 2. Insert the brass fitting into the end of the expanded PEX tube. 3. Use the expansion tool to pull the brass sleeve back over the PEX tube and fitting for a tight connection. FITTING SLEEVE 1 2 3 Compression Fitting 1. Slide the locking nut and split compression ring up the tubing.

The other two values in the formula are the minutes per hour (60) and the weight (in pounds) of a gallon of water (8). 13 9600 gpm ϭ Expansion Tank An expansion tank (also called a compression tank) is required for use in all closed hydronic radiant heating systems (see Figure 1-18). Water and other fluids expand when they are heated. The expansion tank provides space to store the increased volume to prevent stress on the system. Air Separator An air separator (also called an air scoop or an air eliminator) is a device used in a closed radiant heating system to capture and remove air trapped in the water (see Figure 1-18).

7. Install adequate insulation on the reverse side and edges of the panel to prevent undesirable heat loss. 8. Install the panels opposite room areas where the greater heat loss occurs. qxd 7/3/04 3:04 AM Page 33 Quark03 Quark03:Desktop Folder:GK030-Brumbaugh- Radiant Heating 33 A B M M H P P R K H P C H Y G M K F G D F E G N G Symbols: Indicates downward grade of tubing. A automatic air trap at top of main flow riser; B automatic air trap at top of main return riser; C automatic air trap at top of special loop K required by possible obstruction and when small size vent by-pass is also not permissible at Y ; D heater; E pump; F check valve; G drain valve; H heating panel coil; K loop in main flow (See C ); M trap shut-off valve (for repair); N expansion tank; P manual test cock (air trap); R open and automatic vent tube (1⁄2 in.

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