Control Systems and Applications for HVAC/R

Control Systems and Applications for HVAC/R

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For courses in HVAC Controls.Unique in combining into one text the operational and selection characteristics of commonly used control devices with the thermal and response characteristics of HVAC processes. It presents step by step techniques for analyzing the response of actual control loops along with typical calibration procedures. This volume helps students develop analytical skills used to diagnose and rectify operational problems in any system by focusing on how and why a process responds in a given manner to changes in a measured more

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  • Hardback | 514 pages
  • 185.42 x 238.76 x 30.48mm | 1,079.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0131251961
  • 9780131251960

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO CONTROL THEORY. 1. Introduction to Control Systems. 2. Control System Terminology. 3. Basic Control Loop Components. 4. Control Loop Configurations. 5. Elements of a Transfer Function. 6. Applying Transfer Functions. II. OPERATIONAL DETAILS OF CONTROL DEVICES. 7. Sensors. 8. Controllers. 9. Modulating Final Controlled Devices. 10. Sizing and Selecting Control Valves and Dampers. 11. Selecting a Controller Mode Based on the Process Characteristics. 12. The Calibration and Response of Modulating Control Loops. 13. Microprocessor-Based Control Systems. III. HVAC APPLICATIONS. 14. Documenting Control Processes. 15. Mixing Damper Control Strategies. 16. Heating Control Strategies. 17. Cooling Control Strategies. 18. Humidity Control Strategies. 19. Duct Static Pressure Control. 20. Zone Terminal Device Control. IV. APPLICATION RESPONSE ANALYSIS. 21. Single Zone Air Handling Unit Configurations. 22. Single Path, Constant Volume, Multiple Zone Air Handling Units with Reheat Coils. 23. Single Path, Variable Volume, Multiple Zone Air Handling Units with Reheat Coils. 24. Dual Path, Constant Volume Air Handling Units. 25. Make-Up Air Handling Units. 26. Steam to Hot Water Converters. 27. Fume Hood Control more