This guide will keep you cool.
Like its earlier editions, this
fully updated guidebook is packed with practical information on
installing, servicing, maintaining, and trouble-shooting
Whether you’re an AC professional, an independent repair
technician, or a cost-conscious homeowner, everything you need is
Clearly organized and loaded with diagrams and illustrations,
it’s a vital addition to your toolbox.
- Find concise, accurate information on installing and
maintaining both residential and commercial systems
- Understand the physics of air conditioning and filtration
- Make accurate temperature measurements using various methods
- Work with room air conditioners, water cooling systems, and
auto air conditioning
- Learn about refrigerants, compressors, condensers,
evaporators, and AC motors
- Service, troubleshoot, and repair both old and new AC units
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From Audel Air Conditioning Home and Commercial (PDF)
About The Author:
Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The
State University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35
years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and
college level for more than 40 years. He is the author or coauthor
of more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through
carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50
magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is
also the author of seven civil war regimental histories.
Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York
and moved on to Ball State University, where he obtained the
Master’s degree. He went to work in San Antonio. He taught high
school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, where
he finished the Doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M
University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the
Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department
Chairman. He has coauthored 11 books and contributed many articles
to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970
Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Road-Runner.
Edwin P. Anderson was a professional engineer and the
author of numerous books for the trades, including air conditioning,
sheet metal, home appliance, and electrical
Table of Contents:
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of Contents (PDF)
About the Authors.
Chapter 1: Air-Conditioning Fundamentals.
Chapter 2: Psychrometry.
Chapter 3: Heat Leakage.
Chapter 4: Ventilation Requirements.
Chapter 5: Room Air Conditioners.
Chapter 6: Refrigerants.
Chapter 7: Compressors for Air Conditioners.
Chapter 8: Condensing Equipment for Air Conditioners.
Chapter 9: Evaporators for Air Conditioners.
Chapter 10: Water-Cooling Systems.
Chapter 11: Air-Conditioning Control Methods.
Chapter 12: Weather Data and Design Conditions.
Chapter 13: Year-Round Central Air Conditioning.
Chapter 14: Automobile Air Conditioning.
Chapter 15: Motors and Motor Controls.
Appendix A: Professional Organizations.