Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC
Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC was written to help readers understand how to install, troubleshoot and repair electrical parts of air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. The author uses over 20 years of experience to simplify electrical theory, show the operations of motors and controls and teach various troubleshooting techniques. Chapters are devoted to reading and writing diagrams and a unique chapter is included on how to find and keep a job. With strong visuals and a clear presentation, this book is simple enough for beginners yet detailed enough to serve as a reference in the field.
- Hardback | 673 pages
- 189 x 243.3 x 36.3mm | 1,242.85g
- 05 Feb 2004
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
1. Safety Practices for HVAC. 2. Tools for HVAC Technicians. 3. Fundamentals of Electricity and Electrical Meters. 4. Series Circuits. 5. Parallel and Series-Parallel Circuits. 6. Magnetic Theory. 7. Fundamentals of AC Electricity. 8. Transformers: Three-Phase and Single-Phase Voltage. 9. Symbols and Diagrams for HVAC and Refrigeration Systems. 10. Relays, Contactors, and Solenoids. 11. Single-Phase Open Motors. 12. Single-Phase Hermetic Compressors. 13. Three-Phase Open Motors and Three-Phase Hermetic Compressors. 14. Motor Starters and Overcurrent Controls. 15. Thermostats and Heating Controls. 16. Pressure Controls, Timer Controls, and Other Controls. 17. Electronic Devices for HVAC Systems. 18. Electrical Control of Heating Systems. 19. Electrical Control of Air-Conditioning Systems. 20. Electrical Control of Heat Pump Systems. 21. Electrical Control of Refrigeration Systems. 22. Direct Digital Control (DDC) Systems. Appendix A. Developing a Ladder Diagram From a Wiring Diagram. Appendix B. Converting a Ladder Diagram into a Wiring Diagram. Glossary. Index.