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Air Conditioning System Design Manual

The Air Conditioning Manual assists entry-level engineers in the design of air-conditioning systems. It is also usable - in conjunction with fundamental HVAC&R resource material - as a senior- or graduate-level text for a university course in HVAC system design. The manual was written to fill the void between theory and practice - to bridge the gap between real-world design practices and the theoretical calculations and analytical procedures or on the design of components. This second edition represents an update and revision of the manual. It now features the use of SI units throughout, updated references and the editing of many illustrations.

* Professional Mechanical, Electrical, and Construction Engineers* Architects, General Contractors, and Air Conditioning Contractors* Manufacturers and suppliers of Air Conditioning equipment and systems


Published: June 2007

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-1-933742-13-7


  • Introduction; The Design Process; Occupant Comfort and Health; Load Calculations; Components; All-Air Systems; Air-and-Water Systems; All-Water Systems; Special HVAC Systems; HVAC&R Controls; Appendix A: Proposed Mechanical and Electrical Systems for an Office Building with Retail Stores; Appendix B: Design Calculations for a Typical Single-zone HVAC System; Appendix C: Design Calculations for a Single-Duct VAV System; Appendix D: An All-Water System; Appendix E: Preliminary Comparison of Conventional and Ice Storage Systems for a Four-Story Office Building; Appendix F: Controls


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