Fundamentals of HVAC Systems Inch-Pound

1st Edition

ASHRAE eLearning System


  • Robert McDowall
    • Electronic ISBN 9780080451237


    The Fundamentals of HVAC Systems elearning System is delivered online to allow you to learn anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace, without the need to travel to attend more costly instructor-led training sessions. After completing this course, you will understand: The environmental control objectives to be achieved by a HVAC system System descriptions - 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 The Fundamentals of HVAC Systems eLearning System includes: The Online Course The Course Reader – in e-book format Additional practical, interactive exercises on Understanding Psychrometrics and Understanding Fan Selection This version of the course is in Inch-Pound units. SI version will be available from November 2006. Within 48 hours of placing your order you will be sent a confirmation / receipt email by Elsevier Customer Services. This will include your access code and full instructions on how to immediately access and begin the course. You will be able to access the online course for 12 months from your first use. For corporate or multi-user purchases or enquiries please contact

    Key Features

    · A thorough introduction to how HVAC systems function in controlling temperature, air quality, and air circulation in a conditioned space · ASHRAE eLearning Systems offer a flexible, skills-focused, approach to learning: online instruction includes interactive exercises and problem-solving demonstrations which are backed up with authoritative reference guides in e-book and printed formats · Earn PDHs/CEUs from your home or office: completing this course earns 35 Professional Development Hours(PDHs)or 3.5 Continuing Education Units(CEUs)


    Engineering graduates working in the HVAC&R industry. Experienced engineers entering HVAC&R from another engineering area Architects, technicians, construction or building management professionals needing to increase their knowledge of HVAC systems.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction and Overview; 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 Heat Recovery Programs; Thermal Storage Applications; System Controls Understanding Psychrometrics Learning Burst; Understanding Fan Selection Learning Burst; Understanding Duct Layout and VAV Selection Learning Burst;


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    Elsevier Science
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