A fully revised and extended account of the design, manufacture and use of heat pumps in both industrial and domestic applications. Topics covered include a detailed description of the various heat pump cycles, the components of a heat pump system - drive, compressor, heat exchangers etc., and the more practical considerations to be taken into account in their selection.
Essential reading for environmental engineers, chemical engineers, energy technologists, architects and plant engineers.
Introduction. History of the heat pump. Heat pump theory. Practical design. Heat pump applications - domestic. Heat pumps in commercial and municipal buildings. Heat pump applications in industry. Appendices: Refrigerant properties; Bibliography; Heat pump manufacturers; Conversion factors. Nomenclature. Index.
- © Pergamon 1988
- 2nd November 2013
- eBook ISBN:
PA Technology, Royston, UK
David Reay manages David Reay & Associates, UK, is a Visiting Professor at Northumbria University, Researcher at Newcastle University, and Honorary Professor at Nottingham University, UK. His main research interests are compact heat exchangers, process intensification, and heat pumps. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Applied Thermal Engineering and Author/Co-author of eight other books, including the second edition of Process Intensification published in 2013.
Manager, David Reay & Associates, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University, Researcher at Newcastle University, Honorary Professor at Nottingham University, UK
@qu:The text is one of the very few available relating real experience of heat pumps in the industrial situation...Reay's books in this area have always proved popular with both staff and students to provide reinforcement for the academic course. @source:Mr Henderson Sunderland Polytechnic