Fundamentals of HVAC Systems SI Edition

1st Edition

ASHRAE eLearning System


  • Robert McDowall
    • Print ISBN 9780123739995


    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.

    Key Features

    * A thorough introduction to how HVAC systems control temperature, air quality, and air circulation in a conditioned space * Complete on-demand, online eLearning System allows you to learn anytime, anywhere, at your own pace * Cut out travel time and cost by earning PDHs/CEUs and building your skill set at your PC

    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 Heat Recovery Programs; Thermal Storage Applications; System Controls


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    © 2006
    Elsevier Science
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