HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition (Mechanical Engineering)

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition (Mechanical Engineering) Author Arthur Bell
ISBN-10 0071829598
ISBN-13 9780071829595
Year 2015-12-21
Pages 656
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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Tricks of the Trade For State of the Art HVAC Design on Construction Jobs of Any Size This fully revised industry standard handbook presents a wealth of HVAC design information encompassing all types of facilitiesfrom offices and hospitals to commercial spaces and computer rooms Written in an outline format for ease of use this practical reference offers hundreds of field tested equations and rules of thumb and features all new coverage of the latest building components and materials HVAC Equations Data and Rules of Thumb Third Edition reflects all the latest changes to the codes and standards used in the industryincluding ASHRAE ICC NEC and NFPAand clearly shows how to interpret and put them to use This thoroughly updated third edition covers Definitions Equations Rules of Thumb for Cooling Heating Infiltration Ventilation Humidification People Occupancy Lighting and Appliance Equipment Cooling and Heating Load Factors Design Conditions and Energy Conservation HVAC System Selection Criteria Air Distribution Systems Piping Systems Including Plastic Piping Central Plant Equipment Air Handling Units Chillers Boilers Cooling Towers Heat Exchangers Sustainability Guidelines New Technologies for HVAC Noise and Vibration Control Architectural Structural and Electrical Considerations Properties of Air and Water Auxiliary Equipment Fans Pumps Motors Controllers Variable Frequency Drives Filters Insulation Fire Stopping Automatic Temperature Controls Building Automation Systems Building Construction Business Fundamentals Architectural Structural and Electrical Information Conversion Factors Designer s Checklist Professional Societies and Trade Organizations References and Design Manuals Cleanroom Criteria and Standards