Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Second Edition

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September 5, 2011


Mixed media product, 624 pages


0071761403 / 9780071761406


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A Complete, Up-to-Date Guide to AC and Refrigeration

Fully revisited to cover the latest techniques, tools, refrigerants, and equipment, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Second Edition, provides a thorough introduction to the basic principles and practices of the AC and refrigeration industry. Step-by-step instructions, along with more than 800 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate efficient, cost-effective, and current methods for choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing today's cooling and climate control systems. Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer, a professional technician, or a student, you'll find the task-simplifying details you need for any project. Learn all about:

  • Tools, instruments, and specialized equipment
  • Development of refrigeration
  • Voltage, current, and resistance
  • Solenoids and valves
  • Electric motors
  • Refrigerants
  • Refrigeration compressors
  • Condensers, chillers, and cooling towers
  • Water-cooling problems
  • Evaporators
  • Refrigerant flow control
  • Servicing and safety
  • Freezers
  • Temperature, psychrometrics, and air control
  • Comfort air conditioning
  • Commercial air-conditioning systems
  • Various types of air conditioners and heat pumps
  • Estimating load and insulating pipes
  • Electrical power for air conditioners
  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration careers
  • New refrigerants
  • Electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics

Author comments

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York-College at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs, including McGraw-Hill's Carpentry & Construction, now in its fifth edition.
Mark R. Miller is a professor of technology and coordinator for the industrial management programs in the Department of Human Resource Development & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. He teaches technology courses for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and numerous technical articles.

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