Math for HVACR provides a review of basic math and advanced calculations (geometry, algebra, and trigonometry) within a framework of HVACR applications, helping students gain confidence and achieve success in math-based HVACR tasks. Major areas of instructional content include whole numbers, common fractions, decimal fractions, percentages, systems of measurement, electrical calculations, and algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions. Answers to odd-numbered practice problems are listed in the back of the text.
Write-in format is easy to use and convenient for students.
Serves as an excellent supplement for all HVACR and mechanical trades courses.
Provides practice problems for the HVACR technician in addition to a basic math instruction or refresher.
Gary B. Xavier - is a Stationary Engineer with nearly 50 years of experience in the HVACR field. He is the author of over a dozen technical training books and slide presentations used to train engineers and technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada, and has published numerous technical trade magazine articles.
An instructor for the past 20 years, Gary currently conducts training seminars and provides consulting services on HVACR and boiler systems. His clients include the United States Department of State, Department of Defense, Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Ford, General Motors, Boeing, Pepsi, several major pharmaceutical manufacturers, and both fossil-fuel and nuclear power plants.
Gary Xavier is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA), and the National Association of Power Engineers (N.A.P.E.).