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Heating and Cooling Essentials, 4th Edition

By: Jerry Killinger, LaDonna Killinger, and Don L. Crawshaw
ISBN: 978-1-63126-059-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2016
Subject: HVAC-R
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory text for students entering the HVACR field. The text emphasizes the techniques needed to perform the installation, service, and repair of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems. Students build an understanding of how HVACR systems work and then progress to troubleshooting and service. Refrigerant handling and ductwork topics are also included. Changes for this edition include a new Careers chapter; content and illustration updates; new Safety Note, Caution, and Pro Tip features; and an expanded chapter on customer service and soft skills.
  • Information on the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification is included to help students prepare refrigerant handling certification.
  • A math chapter teaches the calculations used by technicians, providing students with real-life job skills.
  • Service chapters teach relevant procedures including, soldering, brazing, wiring, various tubing/piping skills, recovery methods, evacuation and charging procedures, retrofitting options, and leak detection methods.
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Text 799 978-1-63126-059-9 $112.00
Heating and Cooling Essentials is the ideal introductory text for students entering the HVACR field. The text emphasizes the techniques needed to perform the installation, service, and repair of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems. Students build an understanding of how HVACR systems work and then progress to troubleshooting and service. Refrigerant handling and ductwork topics are also included. Changes for this edition include a new Careers chapter; content and illustration updates; new Safety Note, Caution, and Pro Tip features; and an expanded chapter on customer service and soft skills.
  • Information on the EPA Section 608 Technician Certification is included to help students prepare refrigerant handling certification.
  • A math chapter teaches the calculations used by technicians, providing students with real-life job skills.
  • Service chapters teach relevant procedures including, soldering, brazing, wiring, various tubing/piping skills, recovery methods, evacuation and charging procedures, retrofitting options, and leak detection methods.
Lab Workbook 262 978-1-63126-063-6 $32.00
The Heating and Cooling Essentials Lab Workbook contains activities that are designed to help students review content and develop critical thinking skills. A wide variety of activities is provided for various learning styles.
Bundle (Text + Lab Workbook) 978-1-63126-064-3 $136.80
Bundle includes copy of the Student Text and Lab Workbook.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-067-4 $266.64 *
Provides instant access to useful instructional resources, ready to print, as you need them.

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Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1330 questions 978-1-63126-068-1 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView Assessment Suite includes the ExamView Test Generator, ExamView Test Manager, and ExamView Test Player. This product includes 34 test banks with a total of 1330 questions.

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Windows®
: Windows XP SP or later; Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features
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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1460 slides 978-1-63126-069-8 $244.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 34 chapters, comprising over 1460 slides of instructional material.
The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

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Windows®: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
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Related Title(s)
Math for HVACR
Table of Contents
1. Careers in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration
2. Hand Tools
3. Fasteners
4. Working with Copper Tubing
5. Working with Pipe
6. Soldering
7. Brazing and Flame Cutting
8. Mathematics for Technicians
9. Basic Thermodynamic Principles
10. Temperature and Pressure
11. Basic Refrigeration Cycle
12. Other System Components
13. Refrigerants
14. Zeotropic Blends
15. Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling
16. System Evacuation, Leak Detection, and Recharging
17. Working with Metering Devices
18. Special-Purpose Valves
19. Troubleshooting Refrigerant Flow Controls
20. Compressors
21. Compressor Lubrication and Accessories
22. Water Chillers
23. What Is Electricity?
24. Power Transmission and Circuits
25. Induction Motors
26. Electromagnetic Control Devices
27. Motor Controls
28. Defrost Cycles
29. Ductwork
30. Gas Heat with Air Conditioning
31. Oil Heat with Air Conditioning
32. Electric Heat with Air Conditioning
33. Heat Pumps
34. Customer Relations
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Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 E-Flash Cards (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Matching (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary Game (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Basic Tools and Instruments Video (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Activity: Types of Wrenches (p18-19) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Activity: Types of Pliers (p22-23) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Activity: Types of Hammers (p27) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Activity: Saws and Drill Bits (p28-30) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Activity: Types of Snips (p31) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 2 Test Your Knowledge (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 E-Flash Cards (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 Matching (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 Vocabulary Game (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 Recovering Refrigerant Video (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 Atmospheric Balancing Animation (p275) (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
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Chapter 15 Test Your Knowledge (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, HVAC-R)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
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Chapter 2 (PPS, 2.14 MB)
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Chapter 11 (PPS, 2.13 MB)
Correlations
AHRI Charts
HVAC Excellence
About the 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.

Don L. Crawshaw - currently is the Department Chairman and Instructor of the HVAC program at Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC), Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mr. Crawshaw earned an Associates of Arts degree in Technical Theatre from Independence Community College (ICC), Independence, Kansas. He served part time as Stage Manager for the local community auditorium in Independence for about 10 years. While attending ICC he started working as a helper for a sheet metal installation crew for a local HVAC company. He has remained in the HVACR field ever since, over 30 years, working in Kansas, Utah and Colorado. Mr. Crawshaw has worked in the areas of installation, service and energy management for residential, commercial, and supermarket systems. He had been involved with in-house training in just about every company he worked for previously.

Mr. Crawshaw started his professional teaching career with Intellitec College in Colorado Springs, and later accepted his current position at PPCC. The 30 plus years of experience in many different areas and responsibilities in the HVACR field has allowed him to be able to teach many different topics and subjects. Along with his teaching and department chair duties, he also serves as the State Discipline Chairman for the Colorado Community College System HVAC discipline and is the Career and Technical Studies representative from the college to the State Faculty Curriculum Council. In 2011 Mr. Crawshaw was invited to sit on a panel for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), to help conduct an NAEP HVAC Judgmental Standard-Setting Study, looking into how math relates to entering into HVAC training. In 2012 Mr. Crawshaw earned the title of Certified Master HVACR Educator (CMHE) from HVAC Excellence. He was also voted Best Instructor Runner-up by The NEWS and Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) that same year.