Fundamentals of HVAC Systems SI Edition

ASHRAE eLearning System


  • Robert McDowall

After completing this course, you will understand:* The objectives to be achieved by a system in terms of environmental control * The description of a system - including primary equipment, means of distribution, space and load determination, and operating strategy * The basic function of components that form HVAC systems * The layout and functioning of common HVAC systems, including all-air systems, air-water systems, and all-water systems * The strategies for operating systems and their basic means of control * Identifying the most suitable type of system for different types of application This course is in SI units. An Inch-Pound version is also available. Electronic access is for 12 months after your first log-in to the course.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373999-5

Table of Contents

Introduction; Basic Design Considerations; Concepts of Environmental Comfort; Environmental Health and Indoor Air Quality; Primary System Components;Secondary System Components; Central Systems; All-Air Systems: Single-Path; All-Air Systems: Dual-Path; Air-and-Water and All-Water Systems; Heat Pumps, Unitary Systems and Room Air Conditioners; Energy Conservation and HeatRecovery Programs; Thermal Storage Applications; System Controls