Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC

Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC

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For undergraduate courses in Principles of Heating, Ventilating, AC/Refrigeration, Electricity and Electronics for HVAC and Controls for HVAC. Drawing from the author's 20+ years professional and academic experience, this text presents basic AC and DC electricity, electrical principles, electric circuits and controls for air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems. It is specifically designed to be clear and concise enough for beginners-with a straightforward writing style and numerous diagrams and illustrations-yet comprehensive and accessible enough to serve as a professional reference.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 673 pages
  • 189 x 243.3 x 36.3mm | 1,242.85g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130096628
  • 9780130096623

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.show more

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