Updated to cover the latest technology
advances and terminology, this book covers the full range of HVAC systems used
in today's facilities.
You'll find all the details necessary to clearly understand how HVAC systems
Comprehensive in scope, the book separates out each of the major HVAC system
components and controls for air, water, heating, ventilating and air
conditioning, clearly illustrating the way each system, subsystem, control or
component contributes to providing the desired indoor environment.
You'll learn why one component or system may be chosen over another with
respect to design, application, energy conservation, indoor air quality, and
The second edition also adds a brand new chapter on psychometrics.
Fully examined are heat flow fundamentals, as well as the heat flow
calculations used in selecting equipment and determining system operating
performance and costs.
Fluid flow fundamentals and equations, and basics of system testing and
verification of system performance are also covered.