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HVAC Pump Handbook (McGraw-Hill Handbooks)

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Publisher Comments:

The Most Comprehensive Guide to the Design, Installation, and Maintenance of All Types of HVAC Pumps

First published in 1996, McGraw-Hill's renowned HVAC Pump Handbook set a new standard for excellence in the field. Now completely updated, the Second Edition equips HVAC designers, engineers, and technicians with concrete methods for achieving efficient operation in pumps for HVAC and water systems using the latest digital electronic technologies. Filled with case studies, current codes, and solved problems, the reference covers HVAC pumps and their performance…the basics of HVAC water systems…pumps for open and closed HVAC cooling systems…pumps for HVAC hot water systems…HVAC pump instrumentation and testing...and much more. With the help of this revised Second Edition, HVAC professionals can:

  • Get the latest information on chiller installation
  • Explore new developments in automatic controls
  • Examine current advances in heat recovery systems
  • Apply new design data for geothermal systems
  • Utilize updated information on electronic pumps

SPECIFY AND INSTALL ANY HVAC PUMP WITH EASE!

* The Basic Tools * HVAC Pumps and Their Performance * The HVAC World * Pumps for Open HVAC Cooling Systems * Pumps for Closed HVAC Cooling Systems * Pumps for HVAC Hot Water Systems * Installing and Operating HVAC Pumps * Summary of HVAC Energy Evaluations

Synopsis:

Design, install, and maintain HVAC pumps

Filled with case studies and problem-solving sections, this reference offers HVAC engineers and technicians concrete methods for achieving efficient operation in utilizing the latest digital electronic technologies.

  • Updated to include the latest information ranging from codes to the electronic evolution in HVAC pumping systems

About the Author

James B. Rishel has been Owner and consultant in the pumping industry since the late 40's. From 1960 to present, Rishel has been involved in the design and operation of pumping systems. Significant projects include the Denver International Airport, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and National Institute of Health. The author of three books including HVAC Pump Handbook and Water Pumps and Pumping Systems published by McGraw-Hill, he is a member of ASHRAE Journal Editorial Board, and Hydraulic Institute Standards reviewer. Rishel's other book, The Water Management Manual, was published by Systecon Inc. to promote good pump application practice, particularly variable speed pump operation. It is a composite of a number of magazine articles and company bulletins that he has written over the past twenty years.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Basic Tools

Chapter 1: Digital Electronics and HVAC Pumps

Chapter 2: Physical Data for HVAC System Design

Chapter 3: Piping System Friction

Part 2: HVAC Pumps and Their Performance

Chapter 4: Basics of Pump Design

Chapter 5: Physical Description of HVAC Pumps

Chapter 6: HVAC Pump Performance

Chapter 7: Pump Drivers and Variable-Speed Drives

Part 3: The HVAC World

Chapter 8: The Use of Water in HVAC Systems

Chapter 9: Configuring an HVAC Water System

Chapter 10: Basics of Pump Application for HVAC Systems

Part 4: Pumps for Open HVAC Cooling Systems

Chapter 11: Open Cooling Tower Pumps

Chapter 12: Pumps for Process Cooling

Chapter 13: Pumping Open Thermal Storage Tanks

Part 5: Pumps for Closed HVAC Cooling Systems

Chapter 14: Chillers and Their Pumps

Chapter 15: Chilled Water Distribution Systems

Chapter 16: Closed Condenser Water Systems

Chapter 17: Pumps for Closed Energy Storage Systems

Chapter 18: Pumps for District Cooling and Heating

Part 6: Pumps for HVAC Hot Water Systems

Chapter 19: Steam and Hot Water Boilers

Chapter 20: Low-Temperature Hot Water Heating Systems

Chapter 21: Pumps for Medium- and High-Temperature Water Systems

Chapter 22: Condensate, Boiler Feed, and Deaerator Systems

Part 7: Installing and Operating HVAC Pumps

Chapter 23: Instrumentation and Control for HVAC Pumping Systems

Chapter 24: Testing HVAC Centrifugal Pumps

Chapter 25: Installing HVAC Pumps and Pumping Systems

Chapter 26: Factory-Assembled Pumping Systems

Chapter 27: Operating HVAC Pumps

Chapter 28: Maintaining HVAC Pumps

Chapter 29: Retrofitting Existing HVAC Water Systems

Chapter 30: Summary of HVAC Energy Evaluations

Chapter 31: The Modern Two-Pipe Heating and Cooling System

Chapter 32: Advanced Heat Recovery

APPENDIX A: ABBREVIATIONS

APPENDIX B: TERMS AND NOMENCLATURE

APPENDIX C: GLOSSARY OF EQUATIONS

APPENDIX D: CONVERSION OF ENGLISH UNITS TO SI

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071457842
Author:
Rishel, James B.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Durkin, Thomas H.
Author:
Kincaid, Ben
Author:
Kincaid, Benny L.
Author:
Kincaid, Benny
Author:
Kincaid, Ben L.
Author:
Durkin, PE, Thomas
Author:
Durkin, Thomas
Author:
Rishel, James
Subject:
Pumping machinery
Subject:
Hydronics.
Subject:
Construction - Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Subject:
Hydronics - Equipment and supplies
Subject:
Construction-Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
McGraw-Hill Handbooks
Publication Date:
May 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
684
Dimensions:
9.30x6.48x1.78 in. 2.40 lbs.

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Filled with case studies and problem-solving sections, this reference offers HVAC engineers and technicians concrete methods for achieving efficient operation in utilizing the latest digital electronic technologies.

  • Updated to include the latest information ranging from codes to the electronic evolution in HVAC pumping systems

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