Refrigeration Principles, Practices, and Performance 1st Edition
Chris Langley
ISBN-13: 9781418060978 | ISBN-10: 1418060976
© 2008 | Published |  440  Pages

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Designed to provide a basic, straightforward overview of the concepts and principles of HVAC and refrigeration, this book is ideal for readers with a limited amount of experience in the field. Basic Refrigeration begins with an introduction to the basics of refrigeration and HVAC, and then quickly progresses into specific equipment components, eliminating overly technical and lengthy information that is found in many traditional industry books. The focus on presenting the essentials with a simple, easy-to-understand approach makes this book valuable for any reader seeking to master and apply basic refrigeration and HVAC principles.



  • CHAPTER 1 FUNDAMENTALS
    CHAPTER 2 COMPRESSION SYSTEM OF REFRIGERATION
    CHAPTER 3 REFRIGERANTS
    CHAPTER 4 EXPANSION VALVES
    CHAPTER 5 EVAPORATORS
    CHAPTER 6 COMPRESSORS
    CHAPTER 7 CONDENSERS
    CHAPTER 8 FLOW EQUIPMENT
    CHAPTER 9 ELECTRIC CONTROLS AND CONTROL VALVES
    CHAPTER 10 LUBRICATION
    CHAPTER 11 DEFROSTING METHODS
    CHAPTER 12 COMPRESSOR DRIVES
    CHAPTER 13 FOOD PRESERVATION
    CHAPTER 14 OPERATING
    CHAPTER 15 SERVICING
    CHAPTER 16 REFRIGERATED ENCLOSURES
    CHAPTER 17 INSTRUMENTS AND METERS
    CHAPTER 18 HEAT CALCULATIONS
    CHAPTER 19 HUMIDITY IN REFRIGERATION
    CHAPTER 20 COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS I
    CHAPTER 21 COMPRESSOR CALCULATIONS II
    CHAPTER 22 REFRIGERANT LINES - PRESSURE DROPS
    CHAPTER 23 BRINE IN REFRIGERATION
    CHAPTER 24 LIQUID COOLING
    CHAPTER 25 COMPLETE SYSTEMS
    CHAPTER 26 CARBON DIOXIDE - DRY ICE
    CHAPTER 27 ALTITUDE AND ITS EFFECT
    CHAPTER 28 ABSORPTION SYSTEMS
    CHAPTER 29 THE REFRIGERATION CODE

    • Thorough coverage for domestic, commercial, marine, or industrial applications is included so knowledge is transferable to a variety of fields within the industry
    • Numerous examples provide a context for learning and grasping key concepts
    • Coverage of engineering design is relevant and practical, so readers can effectively choose the proper size equipment without being bogged down by extraneous technical information
    • Eugene Silberstein, Suffolk County CC, NY: Information provided on topics that are often not covered by other books.

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      ISBN-10: 1418060984 | ISBN-13:9781418060985
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    • Chris Langley graduated from Kean College of New Jersey in 1996 with a Bachelor¿s Degree in Industrial Engineering Technology. He completed his Master¿s studies in 2003 at Stevens Institute. He has over 30 years of experience in all facets of industrial utilities including 18 years of hands-on experience with ammonia systems. Mr. Langley has also taught HVAC, stationary engineering and refrigeration engineering in two of New Jersey¿s vocational-technical schools for 18 years as of this writing. He holds a New Jersey double gold engineer¿s license.