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 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 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

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.

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

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.

Permanent Magnet Motor Technology

Author: Jacek F. Gieras
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439859018
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The importance of permanent magnet (PM) motor technology and its impact on electromechanical drives has grown exponentially since the publication of the bestselling second edition. The PM brushless motor market has grown considerably faster than the overall motion control market. This rapid growth makes it essential for electrical and electromechanical engineers and students to stay up-to-date on developments in modern electrical motors and drives, including their control, simulation, and CAD. Reflecting innovations in the development of PM motors for electromechanical drives, Permanent Magnet Motor Technology: Design and Applications, Third Edition demonstrates the construction of PM motor drives and supplies ready-to-implement solutions to common roadblocks along the way. This edition supplies fundamental equations and calculations for determining and evaluating system performance, efficiency, reliability, and cost. It explores modern computer-aided design of PM motors, including the finite element approach, and explains how to select PM motors to meet the specific requirements of electrical drives. The numerous examples, models, and diagrams provided in each chapter facilitate a lucid understanding of motor operations and characteristics. This 3rd edition of a bestselling reference has been thoroughly revised to include: Chapters on high speed motors and micromotors Advances in permanent magnet motor technology Additional numerical examples and illustrations An increased effort to bridge the gap between theory and industrial applications Modified research results The growing global trend toward energy conservation makes it quite possible that the era of the PM brushless motor drive is just around the corner. This reference book will give engineers, researchers, and graduate-level students the comprehensive understanding required to develop the breakthroughs that will push this exciting technology to the forefront.

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

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

HVAC Equations Data and Rules of Thumb 2nd Ed

Author: Arthur Bell
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071542671
Release Date: 2007-10-14
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