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

Author: Arthur A. Bell
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071361294
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Technology & Engineering

HVAC answers at your fingertips! Grab this book...it's filled with valuable equations that most HVAC personnel use on a daily basis. -- Bob Rosaler, author, bestselling HVAC Handbook.It's very easy to find all those minute details that often mean the difference between an average design and an excellent one.-- David Meredith, Chairman, Building Environmental Systems Technology, Penn State University.The most complete, most job-critical reference for the most frequently used HVAC design data describes HVAC Equations, Data, Rules of Thumb. Veteran HVAC designer Arthur Bell Jr.'s handy, superbly organized data bank follows the CSI MasterFormat. You'll reach for this time-saving task-simplifier dozens of times every working day for: Equations - more than 216 equations for everything from ductwork to air change rates...from steel pipe, relief valve and water heater sizing to NPSH calculations, Data definitions, ASME and ASHRAE code specs, air and waterproperties, conversion factors, building construction business fundamentals, equipment manufacturers, energy conservation conditions, auxiliary equipment, designer's checklists, professional societies and organizations, and more. 358 Rules of Thumb in all for buildings of every imaginable type, from churches to cocktail lounges. Includes cooling and heating loads, infiltration, ventilation, humidification, people/occupancy, lighting,appliance/equipment, more.

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: 0203912497
Release Date: 2003-04-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers provides fundamental principles and practical techniques for the design, application, purchase, operation, and maintenance of water chillers and cooling towers. Written by a leading expert in the field, the book analyzes topics such as piping, water treatment, noise control, electrical service, and energy efficiency for optimal system and equipment performance and offers extensive checklists, troubleshooting strategies, and reference data, as well as recommended specifications for the procurement of new or replacement equipment. This reference also discusses proper installation and placement of chillers and cooling towers, start-up, and capacity.

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 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Author: Shan Wang
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0070681678
Release Date: 2000-11-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

* A broad range of disciplines--energy conservation and air quality issues, construction and design, and the manufacture of temperature-sensitive products and materials--is covered in this comprehensive handbook * Provide essential, up-to-date HVAC data, codes, standards, and guidelines, all conveniently located in one volume * A definitive reference source on the design, selection and operation of A/C and refrigeration systems

Principles and Practice of Engineering

Author: Mark McAfee
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 0784410909
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Principles and Practice of Engineering: Architectural Engineering Sample Questions and Solutions is an essential resource to assist candidates who are preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering. The handbook is prepared by the Architectural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (AEI of ASCE). As an added benefit, all the listed questions are in the actual test format, which consists of 80 multiple-choice questions, administered in two 4-hour sessions. Each answer is provided with solutions that provide test takers with strategies to successfully complete the exam. This book specifies the exam content area for subjects that were identified for architectural engineering. Each question content area is assigned an approximate percentage of the exam that reflects the frequency and importance to the practice of architectural engineering. Principles and Practice of Engineering: Architectural Engineering Sample Questions and Solutions, Second Edition provides the following information: - Licensing Requirements - Description of Examinations - Examination Development - Scoring Procedures - Examination Procedures and Instructions

HVAC Pump Handbook Second Edition

Author: James Rishel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071491678
Release Date: 2010-06-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Design, install, and maintain HVAC pumps Filled with case studies and problem-solving sections, this reference offers HVAC engineers and technicians concrete methods for achieving efficient operation in utilizing the latest digital electronic technologies. Updated to include the latest information ranging from codes to the electronic evolution in HVAC pumping systems

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.

HVAC Testing Adjusting and Balancing Field Manual

Author: John Gladstone
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0070241848
Release Date: 1996-12-01
Genre: House & Home

The easy way to keep your HVAC systems humming. Meet the demand for better quality and efficiency in air systems by mastering the latest TAB (testing, adjusting, and balancing) techniques in the Third Edition of HVAC Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Manual, by John Gladstone and W. David Bevirt. This time-saving productivity tool puts at your fingertips proven TAB methodologies, equations, and calculations for system balancing, controls, clean rooms, sound vibration and more. It's the only resource you need to: balance air and water distribution systems; adjust the total system to provide specified quantities; perform accurate electrical measurements; establish quantitative performance of all equipment; verify automatic controls; measure sound and vibration with complete confidence; and much more.

Energy Efficient Building Systems

Author: Lal Jayamaha
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071777346
Release Date: 2006-12-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption Property and facility managers can turn to Energy-Efficient Building Systems as a one-stop guide to operating and maintaining commercial building systems at peak efficiency. Designed to help reduce energy costs and meet environmental standards, this state-of-the-art productivity tool contains fully illustrated, real-world examples of successful green building projects that have achieved significant, energy-saving results. From energy management and auditing, HVAC systems, cooling towers, and pumping systems...to lighting, electrical systems, automation, and building envelope, this expert resource takes readers step by step through procedures for getting optimal performance from every building system. For each system, the book presents the latest methods for improving efficiency...identifying promising new solutions...evaluating their feasibility...and estimating actual savings. Comprehensive and authoritative, Energy-Efficient Building Systems enables building professionals to: Get an in-depth understanding of the principles of each building system Select the most efficient systems for any nonresidential building Maximize energy efficiency with practical strategies and solutions Utilize hands-on methods for evaluating feasibility and estimating savings Review real-world examples of successful green building projects Inside This Cost-Saving Energy Guide • Energy Management and Energy Auditing • Air-Conditioning and Central Chiller Systems • Boilers and Heating Systems • Pumping Systems • Cooling Towers • Air Handling and Distribution Systems • Lighting Systems • Building Electrical Systems • Building Automation Systems • Building Envelope

Heat Exchanger Design Handbook Second Edition

Author: Kuppan Thulukkanam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439842126
Release Date: 2013-05-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Completely revised and updated to reflect current advances in heat exchanger technology, Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Second Edition includes enhanced figures and thermal effectiveness charts, tables, new chapter, and additional topics––all while keeping the qualities that made the first edition a centerpiece of information for practicing engineers, research, engineers, academicians, designers, and manufacturers involved in heat exchange between two or more fluids. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Updated information on pressure vessel codes, manufacturer’s association standards A new chapter on heat exchanger installation, operation, and maintenance practices Classification chapter now includes coverage of scrapped surface-, graphite-, coil wound-, microscale-, and printed circuit heat exchangers Thorough revision of fabrication of shell and tube heat exchangers, heat transfer augmentation methods, fouling control concepts and inclusion of recent advances in PHEs New topics like EMbaffle®, Helixchanger®, and Twistedtube® heat exchanger, feedwater heater, steam surface condenser, rotary regenerators for HVAC applications, CAB brazing and cupro-braze radiators Without proper heat exchanger design, efficiency of cooling/heating system of plants and machineries, industrial processes and energy system can be compromised, and energy wasted. This thoroughly revised handbook offers comprehensive coverage of single-phase heat exchangers—selection, thermal design, mechanical design, corrosion and fouling, FIV, material selection and their fabrication issues, fabrication of heat exchangers, operation, and maintenance of heat exchangers —all in one volume.

Six minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam

Author: Keith E. Elder
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1591261465
Release Date: 2008-10
Genre: Study Aids

Six-Minute Solutions prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon HVAC and refrigeration problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the mechanical PE exam. Six-Minute Solutions will help you pass with: 85 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam Two levels of difficulty: 20 morning (breadth) problems and 65 afternoon (depth) problems A hint for each problem, to help you get started on the right path Step-by-step solutions outlining how to answer problems quickly and correctly Explanations of the three “distractor” answer choices, so you can see where common errors occur and learn how to avoid them HVAC and Refrigeration Exam Topics Covered • Compressible Flow • Fluid Mechanics • Supportive Knowledges • Energy Balances • Heat Transfer • Systems • Equipment and Components • Psychrometrics • Thermodynamics