HVAC Equations Data and Rules of Thumb Third Edition

Author: Arthur Bell
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0071829598
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This comprehensive volume, often called the “HVAC bible,” has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest code changes, equipment, and techniques HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 3e offers all of the information an HVAC student or professional needs in one resource. The book thoroughly explains the expansion of piping systems and temperature limitations of new materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, CPVC, and PEX. Detailed information is included for all types of facilities, including offices, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, commercial spaces, and computer rooms. This practical handbook reflects all the latest code changes—including the ASHRAE standards—and explains how to interpret and put them to use. It includes completely updated coverage of new pumps, chillers, air handling units, cooling equipment, boilers, and pipe material. You will get complete coverage of sustainability organizations that have become more important since last edition, including LEED, USGBC, Energy Star. Features hundreds of equations and rules for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems Includes a brand-new chapter on sound, vibration, and acoustics Contains an updated list of equipment manufacturers for all products featured

HVAC Equations Data and Rules of Thumb 2nd Ed

Author: Arthur Bell
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071482424
Release Date: 2007-09-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The Latest Information and “Tricks of the Trade” for Achieving First-Rate HVAC Designs on Any Construction Job! HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb presents a wealth of state-of-the-art HVAC design information and guidance, ranging from air distribution to piping systems to plant equipment. This popular reference has now been fully updated to reflect the construction industry's new single body of codes and standards. Featuring an outline format for ease of use, the Second Edition of this all-in-one sourcebook contains: Updated HVAC codes and standards, including the 2006 International Building Code Over 200 equations for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems ASME and ASHRAE code specifications Over 350 rules of thumb for cooling, heating, ventilation, and more New material including: coverage of the new single body of construction codes now used throughout the country Inside This Updated HVAC Design Guide • Definitions • Equations • Rules of Thumb for Cooling, Heating, Infiltration, Ventilation, Humidification, People/Occupancy, Lighting, and Appliance/Equipment • Cooling Load Factors • Heating Load Factors • Design Conditions and Energy Conservation • HVAC System Selection Criteria • Air Distribution Systems • Piping Systems (General, Hydronic, Glycol, Steam, Steam Condensate, AC Condensate, Refrigerant) • Central Plant Equipment (Air-Handling Units, Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers) • Auxiliary Equipment (Fans, Pumps, Motors, Controllers, Variable-Frequency Drives, Filters, Insulation, Fire Stopping) • Automatic Controls/Building Automation Systems • Equipment Schedules • Equipment Manufacturers • Building Construction Business Fundamentals • Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information • Conversion Factors • Properties of Air and Water • Designer's Checklist • Professional Societies and Trade Organizations • References and Design Manuals • Cleanroom Criteria and Standards

HVAC Design Sourcebook

Author: W. Larsen Angel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071753029
Release Date: 2011-11-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO HVAC DESIGN This practical manual describes the HVAC system design process step by step using photographs, drawings, and a discussion of pertinent design considerations for different types of HVAC components and systems. Photographs of HVAC components in their installed condition illustrate actual size and proper configuration. Graphical representations of the components as they should appear on construction drawings are also included. Learn how to design HVAC systems accurately and efficiently from this detailed resource. HVAC DESIGN SOURCEBOOK COVERS: The design process HVAC load calculations Codes and standards Coordination with other design disciplines Piping, valves, and specialties Central plant equipment and design Air system equipment and design Piping and ductwork distribution systems Terminal equipment Noise and vibration control Automatic temperature controls Construction drawings

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers

Author: Herbert W. Stanford III
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439862117
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition explores the major improvements in recent years to many chiller and cooling tower components that have resulted in improved performance and lower operating costs. This new edition looks at how climate change and "green" designs have significantly impacted the selection of refrigerants and the application of chilled water systems. It also discusses the expanded use of digital controls and variable frequency drives as well as the re-introduction of some older technologies, especially ammonia-based absorption cooling. The first half of the book focuses on water chillers and the second half addresses cooling towers. In both sections, the author includes the following material: Fundamentals—basic information about systems and equipment, including how they and their various components work Design and Application—equipment sizing, selection, and application; details of piping, control, and water treatment; and special considerations such as noise control, electrical service, fire protection, and energy efficiency Operations and Maintenance—commissioning and programmed maintenance of components and systems, with guidelines and recommended specifications for procurement This up-to-date book provides HVAC designers, building owners, operating and maintenance staff, architects, and mechanical contractors with definitive and practical guidance on the application, design, purchase, operation, and maintenance of water chillers and cooling towers. It offers helpful information for you to use on a daily basis, including checklists and troubleshooting guidelines.

HVAC Systems Design Handbook

Author: Roger Haines
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071500999
Release Date: 2003-03-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

* A classic reference providing the applications, on-the-job insights, codes and specifications, and direction needed to design HVAC systems * Covers residential, commercial, and industrial systems * NEW coverage of Energy Conservation and Digital Control Practice and greater emphasis on indoor air quality

Handbook of Mechanical Engineering Calculations Second Edition

Author: Tyler G. Hicks
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071486996
Release Date: 2006-03-10
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easily This trusted compendium of calculation methods delivers fast, accurate solutions to the toughest day-to-day mechanical engineering problems. You will find numbered, step-by-step procedures for solving specific problems together with worked-out examples that give numerical results for the calculation. Covers: Power Generation; Plant and Facilities Engineering; Environmental Control; Design Engineering New Edition features methods for automatic and digital control; alternative and renewable energy sources; plastics in engineering design

HVAC Engineer s Handbook

Author: F. Porges
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483165394
Release Date: 2014-05-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics covers the proceedings of the First Australasian Conference. The book presents 29 papers that tackle several areas of concerns in fluid flow. The coverage of the text includes the behavioral aspects of fluid flow such as pressure drop and surge, gas pulsation, and cavitation. The book also discusses materials that cover methods in analyzing and estimating fluid flow variables, such as waterhammer analysis with nonlinear frictional resistance; estimation of hold-up at and below flooding; and analysis of shallow water wave patterns produced by a traveling model with straight and circular courses. The text will be of great use to researchers and professionals whose work concerns fluid flow.

Simplified Design of HVAC Systems

Author: William Bobenhausen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471532800
Release Date: 1994-04-14
Genre: Architecture

A practical overview of what to consider when designing a building's heating, cooling, ventilating and humidifying systems along with their space, power, control and other requirements. Includes the latest concepts, applications, basic design problems and their solutions. Packed with examples to facilitate understanding.

Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

Author: Jan Hensen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415474146
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Effective building performance simulation can reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, improve indoor quality and productivity, and facilitate future innovation and technological progress in construction. It draws on many disciplines, including physics, mathematics, material science, biophysics and human behavioural, environmental and computational sciences. The discipline itself is continuously evolving and maturing, and improvements in model robustness and fidelity are constantly being made. This has sparked a new agenda focusing on the effectiveness of simulation in building life-cycle processes. Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation begins with an introduction to the concepts of performance indicators and targets, followed by a discussion on the role of building simulation in performance-based building design and operation. This sets the ground for in-depth discussion of performance prediction for energy demand, indoor environmental quality (including thermal, visual, indoor air quality and moisture phenomena), HVAC and renewable system performance, urban level modelling, building operational optimization and automation. Produced in cooperation with the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), and featuring contributions from fourteen internationally recognised experts in this field, this book provides a unique and comprehensive overview of building performance simulation for the complete building life-cycle from conception to demolition. It is primarily intended for advanced students in building services engineering, and in architectural, environmental or mechanical engineering; and will be useful for building and systems designers and operators.

HVAC Design Portfolio

Author: Arthur A. Bell
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071421866
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Includes hundreds of informative airside HVAC flow diagrams and details. This book delivers 865 flow diagrams and design details. It is accompanied by CD-ROM which lets you download any of its diagrams or details for integration with your AUTOCAD' plans.

Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers

Author: J. Edward Pope
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0884157903
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Rules of Thumb for Mechanical Engineers assembles hundreds of shortcuts, calculations, practical "how-to" methods, and concise background reviews into one convenient volume. Whether you're concerned with design, selection, or performance of equipment, you'll find fast, accurate answers here. Sixteen chapters are packed with design criteria and practical tips contributed by experts in their respective fields, all without pages of theory. This easy-to-read book presents valuable information on fluids, heat transfer, thermodynamics, seals, pumps and compressors, drivers, gears, bearings, and piping and pressure vessels. Additional coverage is given to tribology, vibrations, materials, stress and fatigue, instrumentation, and engineering economics. Mechanical engineers, maintenance engineers and personnel, and anyone involved in the operation of facilities and equipment will have this volume on his or her desktop more often than on the bookshelf.

Fundamentals of HVAC Control Systems

Author: Ross Montgomery
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080552330
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Heating, ventailation and air-conditioning control systems are omnipresent in modern buildings. This book introduces the things involved in the specification, design, manufacture, installation, operation or maintenance of these systems.

Principles and Practice of Engineering

Author: Mark McAfee
Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN: 078440657X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Helps candidates who are preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering examination in architectural engineering. This book specifies the exam content area for subjects that were identified for architectural engineering. It provides information used by permission of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).