HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thum... | WHSmith Books
HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition (3rd edition)

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition (3rd edition)

By: Arthur A. Bell (author), W. Larsen Angel (author)Paperback

Only 1 in stock

£57.60 RRP £64.00  You save £6.40 (10%) With FREE Saver Delivery

Description

"Tricks of the Trade" For State-of-the-Art HVAC Design on Construction Jobs of Any Size!This fully revised, industry-standard handbook presents a wealth of HVAC design information encompassing all types of facilities-from offices and hospitals to commercial spaces and computer rooms. Written in an outline format for ease of use, this practical reference offers hundreds of field-tested equations and rules of thumb and features all-new coverage of the latest building components and materials. HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition, reflects all the latest changes to the codes and standards used in the industry-including ASHRAE, ICC, NEC, and NFPA-and clearly shows how to interpret and put them to use. This thoroughly updated third edition covers:* Definitions * Equations * Rules of Thumb for Cooling, Heating, Infiltration, Ventilation, Humidification, People/Occupancy, Lighting, and Appliance/Equipment * Cooling and Heating Load Factors * Design Conditions and Energy Conservation * HVAC System Selection Criteria * Air Distribution Systems * Piping Systems, Including Plastic Piping* Central Plant Equipment (Air-Handling Units, Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers) * Sustainability Guidelines* New Technologies for HVAC* Noise and Vibration Control* Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Considerations* Properties of Air and Water* Auxiliary Equipment (Fans, Pumps, Motors, Controllers, Variable-Frequency Drives, Filters, Insulation, Fire-Stopping) * Automatic Temperature Controls/Building Automation Systems * Building Construction Business Fundamentals * Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information * Conversion Factors * Designer's Checklist * Professional Societies and Trade Organizations * References and Design Manuals * Cleanroom Criteria and Standards

About Author

Arthur A. Bell, Jr., P.E., is a registered professional engineer and certified mechanical, plumbing, fire, and energy conservation code official in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with more than 31 years of experience in the design of HVAC systems. In addition, he has been involved in the design of plumbing systems, fire protection systems, and construction field engineering-mechanical systems. Mr. Bell is also the author of HVAC Design Portfolio, published by McGraw-Hill. W. Larsen Angel, P.E., LEED AP, is a registered professional engineer in the State of Maryland with more than 25 years of experience in the design of HVAC systems. In addition, he has been involved in the design of plumbing systems and electrical systems. Mr. Angel is also the author of HVAC Design Sourcebook, published by McGraw-Hill.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. Definitions 3. Equations 4. Conversion Factors 5. Cooling Load Rules of Thumb 6. Heating Load Rules of Thumb 7. Infiltration Rules of Thumb 8. Ventilation Rules of Thumb 9. Humidification Rules of Thumb 10. People/Occupancy Rules of Thumb 11. Lighting Rules of Thumb 12. Appliance/Equipment Rules of Thumb 13. Cooling Load Factors 14. Heating Load Factors 15. Design Conditions and Energy Conservation 16. HVAC System Selection Criteria 17. Air Distribution Systems 18. Piping Systems General 19. Hydronic (Water) Piping Systems 20. Glycol Piping Systems 21. Steam Piping Systems 22. Steam Condensate Piping Systems 23. AC Condensate Systems 24. Refrigerant Piping Systems 25. Air Handling Units 26. Fans 27. Pumps 28. Chillers 29. Cooling Towers and Condensers 30. Heat Exchangers 31. Boilers and Furnaces 32. Motors and Motor Controllers 33. Humidifiers 34. Filters 35. Insulation 36. Fire Stopping and Through-Penetration Systems 37. Makeup Water 38. Water Treatment and Chemical Feed Systems 39. Automatic Control and Building Automation Systems 40. Equipment Schedules 41. Equipment Manufacturers 42. Building Construction Business Fundamentals 43. Architectural, Structural and Electrical Information 44. Sound, Vibration, and Acoustics 45. Properties of Air 46. Properties of Water 47. Cleanroom Criteria 48. Wind Chill and Heat Index 49. Miscellaneous 50. General Notes 51. Designer's Checklist 52. Professional Societies and Trade Organizations 53. References and Design Manuals

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071829595
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 656
  • ID: 9780071829595
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 0071829598
  • edition: 3rd edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close