Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings

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Designed to bridge the ever-widening gap between textbooks and the realities that confront engineering, and construction professionals, this text provides an overview of the principles and applications of all basic mechanical and electrical systems - with a focus on what, why, and basic design data examples. It explores emerging technology and environmental issues, and makes reference to essential engineering calculations and condensed data to illustrate principles.
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  • Hardback | 538 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 25.4mm | 1,474.17g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130867292
  • 9780130867292

Table of contents

1. The Scope and Impact of Mechanical and Electrical Systems2. HVAC Fundamentals3. HVAC Delivery Systems4. Cooling Production Equipment and Systems5. Heating Production Equipment and Systems6. Air-Handling Equipment and Systems7. Piping Equipment and Systems8. Plumbing Equipment and Systems9. Fire Protection Equipment and Systems10. Introduction to Electricity11. Electrical Systems and Equipment12. Electrical Design and Wiring Considerations13. Auxiliary Electrical Systems14. Light and Lighting15. Lighting Equipment and Systems16. Calculations of Illumination17. Lighting Design18. Appendix A: Glossary of Terms, Acronyms, and Abbreviations19. Appendix B: Glossary of Technical Organizations20. Appendix C: Units and Conversion of Quantities21. Index
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