HVAC Licensing Study Guide Second Edition

HVAC Licensing Study Guide  Second Edition Author Rex Miller
ISBN-10 9780071798280
Year 2012-10-08
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Ace the Major HVAC Licensing Exams! Featuring more than 800 practice questions and answers, HVAC Licensing Study Guide, Second Edition provides everything you need to prepare for and pass the major HVAC licensing exams on the first try. This practical, up-to-date resource is filled with essential calculations, troubleshooting tips for the job site, hundreds of detailed illustrations, and information on current codes and standards. Thoroughly revised to cover the latest equipment and techniques, this career-building guide helps you: Master the material most likely to appear on the ARI, NATE, ICE, RSES, and HVAC licensing exams Improve your test-taking ability with 800+ true-false and multiple-choice questions and answers Learn about the latest refrigerant usage and regulations Keep up with the most recent codes and standards Acquire the confidence, skills, and knowledge needed to pass your exam Covers key HVAC topics, including: Heat sources Heating systems Boilers, burners, and burner systems Piping systems Ductwork sizing Refrigerants Cooling and distribution systems Refrigeration equipment and processes Filters and air flow Maintenance, servicing, and safety Humidification, dehumidification, and psychrometrics EPA-refrigerant reclaimers Heating circuits Safety on the job Trade associations and codes

HVAC Design Sourcebook

HVAC Design Sourcebook Author W. Larsen Angel
ISBN-10 9780071753029
Year 2011-11-07
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO HVAC DESIGN This practical manual describes the HVAC system design process step by step using photographs, drawings, and a discussion of pertinent design considerations for different types of HVAC components and systems. Photographs of HVAC components in their installed condition illustrate actual size and proper configuration. Graphical representations of the components as they should appear on construction drawings are also included. Learn how to design HVAC systems accurately and efficiently from this detailed resource. HVAC DESIGN SOURCEBOOK COVERS: The design process HVAC load calculations Codes and standards Coordination with other design disciplines Piping, valves, and specialties Central plant equipment and design Air system equipment and design Piping and ductwork distribution systems Terminal equipment Noise and vibration control Automatic temperature controls Construction drawings

Six minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam

Six minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam Author Keith E. Elder
ISBN-10 1591261465
Year 2008-10
Pages 54
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Six-Minute Solutions prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon HVAC and refrigeration problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the mechanical PE exam. Six-Minute Solutions will help you pass with: 85 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam Two levels of difficulty: 20 morning (breadth) problems and 65 afternoon (depth) problems A hint for each problem, to help you get started on the right path Step-by-step solutions outlining how to answer problems quickly and correctly Explanations of the three “distractor” answer choices, so you can see where common errors occur and learn how to avoid them HVAC and Refrigeration Exam Topics Covered • Compressible Flow • Fluid Mechanics • Supportive Knowledges • Energy Balances • Heat Transfer • Systems • Equipment and Components • Psychrometrics • Thermodynamics

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam Thirteenth Edition

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam  Thirteenth Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264149
Year 2013-04-15
Pages 1488
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Mechanical PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed on common mechanical engineering concepts. Together, the 76 chapters provide an in-depth review of NCEES Mechanical PE exam topics. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, most indexed in a variety of ways, in anticipation of how you'll search for them. Features of the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual: over 120 appendices containing essential support material over 375 clarifying example problems thousands of equations, figures, and tables industry-standard terminology and nomenclature equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your mechanical engineering career. Topics Covered: Dynamics and Vibrations: Kinematics; Kinetics; Power Transmission Systems; Vibrating Systems Materials: Engineering Materials Properties and Testing; Thermal Treatment of Metals Fluids: Fluid Properties; Fluid Statics; Fluid Flow Parameters; Fluid Dynamics; Hydraulic Machines Power Cycles: Vapor, Combustion, and Nuclear Power Cycles; Refrigeration and Gas Compression Cycles HVAC: Psychrometrics; Fans, Ductwork, and Ventilation; Heating and Cooling Loads; Air Conditioning Systems Heat Transfer: Natural Convection; Evaporation; Condensation; Forced Convection; Radiation Machine Design: Basic and Advanced Machine Design; Pressure Vessels Thermodynamics: Inorganic Chemistry; Fuels and Combustion; Properties of Substances Control Systems: Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Systems Plant Engineering: Manufacturing Processes; Instrumentation and Measurements; Materials Handling and Processing; Fire Protection Systems; Environmental Pollutants and Remediation; Hazardous Material Storage and Disposal Fundamentals: Math Review; Probability; Statics; Engineering Economic Analysis Law and Ethics: Engineering Law; Ethics What's New in This Edition 36 chapters with new material, and 46 chapters with revisions to existing material 300 new equations, and 128 updated equations 27 new tables, and 31 updated tables 7 new examples, and 34 updated examples 10 new appendices, and 27 updated appendices 35 new figures, and 28 updated figures 1,094 new index entries, and 108 updated index entires

Mechanical Discipline specific Review for the FE EIT Exam

Mechanical Discipline specific Review for the FE EIT Exam Author Michel A. Saad
ISBN-10 1591260655
Year 2006-01
Pages 91
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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The Best Preparation for Discipline-Specific FE Exams 60 practice problems, with full solutions Two complete, simulated 4-hour discipline-specific exam Covers all the topics for that particular discipline Provides the in-depth review you need Topics Covered Automatic Controls Computers Dynamic Systems Energy Conversion & Power Plants Fans, Pumps & Compressors Fluid Mechanics Heat Transfer Material Behavior/Processing Measurement & Instrumentation Mechanical Design Refrigeration & HVAC Stress Analysis Thermodynamics _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.

HVAC Troubleshooting Guide

HVAC Troubleshooting Guide Author Rex Miller
ISBN-10 9780071605076
Year 2009-02-10
Pages 720
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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A Practical, On-the-Job HVAC Guide Applicable to residential, commercial, and industrial jobs, this essential handbook puts a wealth of real-world information at your fingertips. HVAC Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to read, interpret, and prepare schedules, mechanical plans, and electrical schematics. This handy resource will aid you in your everyday tasks and keep you up to date with the latest facts, figures, and devices. The book includes numerous illustrations, tables, and charts, troubleshooting tips, safety precautions, resource directories, and a glossary of terms. HVAC Troubleshooting Guide helps you: Identify and safely use tools and equipment (both new and old) Use heat pumps and hot air furnaces Calculate ventilation requirements Work with refrigeration equipment and the new refrigerants Utilize control devices, including solenoids and relays Operate, select, and repair electric motors Work with condensers, compressors, and evaporators Monitor the flow of refrigerant with valves, tubing, and filters Comply with the Section 608 refrigerant recycling rule Program thermostats Insulate with batts, sheet, tubing covers, and foam Work with solid-state controls Understand electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics

HVAC Equations Data and Rules of Thumb 2nd Ed

HVAC Equations  Data  and Rules of Thumb  2nd Ed Author Arthur Bell
ISBN-10 9780071482424
Year 2007-09-26
Pages 790
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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The Latest Information and “Tricks of the Trade” for Achieving First-Rate HVAC Designs on Any Construction Job! HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb presents a wealth of state-of-the-art HVAC design information and guidance, ranging from air distribution to piping systems to plant equipment. This popular reference has now been fully updated to reflect the construction industry's new single body of codes and standards. Featuring an outline format for ease of use, the Second Edition of this all-in-one sourcebook contains: Updated HVAC codes and standards, including the 2006 International Building Code Over 200 equations for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems ASME and ASHRAE code specifications Over 350 rules of thumb for cooling, heating, ventilation, and more New material including: coverage of the new single body of construction codes now used throughout the country Inside This Updated HVAC Design Guide • Definitions • Equations • Rules of Thumb for Cooling, Heating, Infiltration, Ventilation, Humidification, People/Occupancy, Lighting, and Appliance/Equipment • Cooling Load Factors • Heating Load Factors • Design Conditions and Energy Conservation • HVAC System Selection Criteria • Air Distribution Systems • Piping Systems (General, Hydronic, Glycol, Steam, Steam Condensate, AC Condensate, Refrigerant) • Central Plant Equipment (Air-Handling Units, Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Heat Exchangers) • Auxiliary Equipment (Fans, Pumps, Motors, Controllers, Variable-Frequency Drives, Filters, Insulation, Fire Stopping) • Automatic Controls/Building Automation Systems • Equipment Schedules • Equipment Manufacturers • Building Construction Business Fundamentals • Architectural, Structural, and Electrical Information • Conversion Factors • Properties of Air and Water • Designer's Checklist • Professional Societies and Trade Organizations • References and Design Manuals • Cleanroom Criteria and Standards

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers

HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers Author Herbert W. Stanford III
ISBN-10 9781439862025
Year 2011-11-16
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition explores the major improvements in recent years to many chiller and cooling tower components that have resulted in improved performance and lower operating costs. This new edition looks at how climate change and "green" designs have significantly impacted the selection of refrigerants and the application of chilled water systems. It also discusses the expanded use of digital controls and variable frequency drives as well as the re-introduction of some older technologies, especially ammonia-based absorption cooling. The first half of the book focuses on water chillers and the second half addresses cooling towers. In both sections, the author includes the following material: Fundamentals—basic information about systems and equipment, including how they and their various components work Design and Application—equipment sizing, selection, and application; details of piping, control, and water treatment; and special considerations such as noise control, electrical service, fire protection, and energy efficiency Operations and Maintenance—commissioning and programmed maintenance of components and systems, with guidelines and recommended specifications for procurement This up-to-date book provides HVAC designers, building owners, operating and maintenance staff, architects, and mechanical contractors with definitive and practical guidance on the application, design, purchase, operation, and maintenance of water chillers and cooling towers. It offers helpful information for you to use on a daily basis, including checklists and troubleshooting guidelines.

HVAC Systems Design Handbook

HVAC Systems Design Handbook Author Roger Haines
ISBN-10 9780071500999
Year 2003-03-21
Pages 513
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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* A classic reference providing the applications, on-the-job insights, codes and specifications, and direction needed to design HVAC systems * Covers residential, commercial, and industrial systems * NEW coverage of Energy Conservation and Digital Control Practice and greater emphasis on indoor air quality

Six Minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam Mechanical Systems and Materials Problems

Six Minute Solutions for Mechanical PE Exam Mechanical Systems and Materials Problems Author Harriet G. Cooke
ISBN-10 1591261430
Year 2008
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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With an average of only six minutes to solve each problem on the mechanical PE exam, speed and accuracy are vital to your success—and nothing gets you up to speed like solving problems. Six-Minute Solutions prepares you to answer even the most difficult morning and afternoon mechanical systems and materials problems in just minutes. Learning important strategies to solve these problems quickly and efficiently is the key to passing the mechanical PE exam. Beat the clock on the mechanical PE exam 85 challenging multiple-choice problems, similar in format and difficulty to the actual exam Two levels of difficulty: 19 morning (breadth) problems and 66 afternoon (depth) problems A hint for each problem, to help you get started on the right path Step-by-step solutions outlining how to answer problems quickly and correctly Explanations of the three "distractor" answer choices, so you can see where common errors occur and learn how to avoid them Mechanical Systems and Materials Exam Topics Covered Principles of Mechanical Systems and Materials Applications: Joints and Fasteners Applications: Materials and Process Applications: Mechanical Components Applications: Vibration/Dynamic Analysis

Step by Step Passing the EPA 608 Certification Exam

Step by Step Passing the EPA 608 Certification Exam Author H. Benetti
ISBN-10 1497384346
Year 2014-02-01
Pages 38
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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A guide to passing the EPA 608 refrigeration exam, including the Core, Type I, Type II, Type III, and universal exams. Also includes practice questions that have been known to be on the test. Setup to be a guide to help HVAC technicians or anyone who needs to pass the EPA 608 refrigeration exam.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Second Edition

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration  Second Edition Author Rex Miller
ISBN-10 9780071761406
Year 2011-09-05
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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A Complete, Up-to-Date Guide to AC and Refrigeration Fully revisited to cover the latest techniques, tools, refrigerants, and equipment, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Second Edition, provides a thorough introduction to the basic principles and practices of the AC and refrigeration industry. Step-by-step instructions, along with more than 800 photographs and illustrations, demonstrate efficient, cost-effective, and current methods for choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing today's cooling and climate control systems. Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer, a professional technician, or a student, you'll find the task-simplifying details you need for any project. Learn all about: Tools, instruments, and specialized equipment Development of refrigeration Voltage, current, and resistance Solenoids and valves Electric motors Refrigerants Refrigeration compressors Condensers, chillers, and cooling towers Water-cooling problems Evaporators Refrigerant flow control Servicing and safety Freezers Temperature, psychrometrics, and air control Comfort air conditioning Commercial air-conditioning systems Various types of air conditioners and heat pumps Estimating load and insulating pipes Electrical power for air conditioners Air-conditioning and refrigeration careers New refrigerants Electrical and electronic symbols used in schematics

Dewalt HVAC Technician Certification Exam Guide

Dewalt HVAC Technician Certification Exam Guide Author Norm Christopherson
ISBN-10 0977000338
Year 2005-09-01
Pages 234
Language en
Publisher Dewalt
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There is virtually no better way to prepare for an exam than to simulate the actual experience. The practice exam CD includes each practice exam from the book. It features an assessment of subject areas that need improvement, as well as the ability to skip questions and mark questions to review later.

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam Thirteenth Edition

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam  Thirteenth Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264149
Year 2013-04-15
Pages 1488
Language en
Publisher www.ppi2pass.com
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Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering Coverage You Can Trust The Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Mechanical PE exam. This book's time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed on common mechanical engineering concepts. Together, the 76 chapters provide an in-depth review of NCEES Mechanical PE exam topics. The extensive index contains thousands of terms, most indexed in a variety of ways, in anticipation of how you'll search for them. Features of the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual: over 120 appendices containing essential support material over 375 clarifying example problems thousands of equations, figures, and tables industry-standard terminology and nomenclature equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your mechanical engineering career. Topics Covered: Dynamics and Vibrations: Kinematics; Kinetics; Power Transmission Systems; Vibrating Systems Materials: Engineering Materials Properties and Testing; Thermal Treatment of Metals Fluids: Fluid Properties; Fluid Statics; Fluid Flow Parameters; Fluid Dynamics; Hydraulic Machines Power Cycles: Vapor, Combustion, and Nuclear Power Cycles; Refrigeration and Gas Compression Cycles HVAC: Psychrometrics; Fans, Ductwork, and Ventilation; Heating and Cooling Loads; Air Conditioning Systems Heat Transfer: Natural Convection; Evaporation; Condensation; Forced Convection; Radiation Machine Design: Basic and Advanced Machine Design; Pressure Vessels Thermodynamics: Inorganic Chemistry; Fuels and Combustion; Properties of Substances Control Systems: Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Systems Plant Engineering: Manufacturing Processes; Instrumentation and Measurements; Materials Handling and Processing; Fire Protection Systems; Environmental Pollutants and Remediation; Hazardous Material Storage and Disposal Fundamentals: Math Review; Probability; Statics; Engineering Economic Analysis Law and Ethics: Engineering Law; Ethics What's New in This Edition 36 chapters with new material, and 46 chapters with revisions to existing material 300 new equations, and 128 updated equations 27 new tables, and 31 updated tables 7 new examples, and 34 updated examples 10 new appendices, and 27 updated appendices 35 new figures, and 28 updated figures 1,094 new index entries, and 108 updated index entires

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591263824
Year 2012-04
Pages 754
Language en
Publisher Professional Publications Incorporated
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Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam contains 755 problems designed to help you identify important civil engineering topics and apply your knowledge to a variety of problems. Short, six-minute, multiple-choice problems demonstrate the format of the NCEES Civil PE exam and help you concentrate on a single subject. More complex problems combine several concepts, illustrate efficient and accurate solving methods, and familiarize you with the codes, standards, and references you'll need for the exam. Solutions are clear, complete, and easy to follow. U.S. customary and SI units are equally supported, and units are meticulously identified and rigorously carried through all calculations. Where multiple methodologies (e.g., ASD and LRFD) are permitted by the exam, both solutions are presented in this book. Frequent references back to the Civil Engineering Reference Manual and the original codes and standards direct you to support material when you need it. Prepare for the Civil PE Exam by Solving Problems--The More Problems, the Better Over 750 practice problems covering the topics, codes, and standards on the Civil PE exam More than 350 exam-like, multiple-choice practice problems Over 360 scenario-based and short answer problems Complete step-by-step solutions SI and U.S. Customary units used throughout Chapters that correspond to those in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual More than 130 tables and 530 figures What's New in the 13th Edition Over 370 revised and/or updated practice problems including structural, transportation, and construction practice problems that reflect NCEES-adopted codes and standards More than 65 new practice problems Use of consistent nomenclature between chapters Over 80 revised and/or new figures More than 15 revised and/or new tables Exam Topics Covered Construction: Earthwork Construction & Layout, Estimating Quantities & Costs, Construction Operations & Methods, Scheduling, Material Quality Control & Production, Temporary Structures, Worker Health, Safety, & Environment Geotechnical: Subsurface Exploration & Sampling, Engineering Properties of Soils & Materials, Soil Mechanics Analysis, Earth Structures, Shallow Foundations, Earth Retaining Structures, Deep Foundations Structural: Loadings, Analysis, Mechanics of Materials, Materials, Member Design, Design Criteria Transportation: Traffic Analysis, Geometric Design, Transportation Planning, Traffic Safety Water Resources & Environmental: Closed Conduit Hydraulics, Open Channel Hydraulics, Hydrology, Groundwater & Well Fields, Wastewater Treatment, Water Quality, Water Treatment, Engineering Economics