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Heating and Cooling Essentials, 3rd Edition


Heating and Cooling Essentials, 3rd Edition
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By: Jerry Killinger and LaDonna Killinger

ISBN: 978-1-56637-965-6
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2003
Subject: HVAC-R
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $88.00
School Price: $66.00

Description

Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory book for students entering the HVAC field. The text explains the operation of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems; provides instructions for troubleshooting and servicing HVAC equipment; covers the correct methods of refrigerant handling, and includes information on EPA Technician Certification. Emphasis is on techniques needed to properly perform installation, service, and repair.
  • A full chapter on techniques for planning and installing ductwork.
  • Includes information on EPA requirements and "ozone-friendly" refrigerants.
  • Emphasis on safety, with all safety content printed in red type.
  • Measurements and quantities in US Conventional and SI Metric units.




Table of Contents

  1. Hand Tools
  2. Fasteners
  3. Working with Copper Tubing
  4. Working with Pipe
  5. Soldering
  6. Brazing and Flame-cutting
  7. Mathematics for Technicians
  8. Basic Thermodynamic Principles
  9. Temperature and Pressure
10. Basic Refrigeration Cycle
11. Other System Components
12. Refrigerants
13. Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling
14. Zeotropic Blends
15. Troubleshooting Refrigerant Problems
16. Working with Refrigerant Controls
17. Special-purpose Valves
18. Troubleshooting Flow Controls
19. Compressors
20. Compressor Lubrication and Accessories
21. Water Chillers
22. What Is Electricity?
23. Power Transmission and Circuits
24. Induction Motors
25. Electromagnetic Control Devices
26. Motor Controls
27. Defrost Cycles
28. Ductwork
29. Gas Heat with Air Conditioning
30. Oil Heat with Air Conditioning
31. Electric Heat with Air Conditioning
32. Heat Pumps
33. Customer Relations

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Text
   sample Chapter 3 (PDF, 660 KB)
   sample Chapter 11 (PDF, 956 KB)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Utah
Heating/Air Conditioning/Refrig
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Jerry Killinger - Jerry Killinger and LaDonna Killinger established an excellent foundation upon which Mr. Crawshaw built. Mr. Killinger has extensive experience installing and servicing air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems. He has worked with industrial, commercial, and residential systems ranging from heat pumps to boilers to cooling towers to refrigerated food cases to solid-state environmental control equipment. Jerry has over 20 years’ experience teaching traditional vocational classes as well as various seminars and workshops. He has conducted numerous seminars on refrigeration, air conditioning, and electricity for industrial maintenance personnel at facilitates of major manufacturers across the United States.

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Laboratory Manual 256 978-1-56637-966-3 $29.28$21.96
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