Air Conditioning Principles and Systems An Energy Approach 4th Edition

Using a minimum of mathematics, this book explores the fundamental concepts of air conditioning and their application to systems explaining all concepts in a clear, practical manner, and focusing on problems and examples typically encountered on the job. This book contains the most recent and industry-wide accepted information on load calculations, design data, equipment information, and use of the Internet. Specific chapter topics cover the scope and uses of air conditioning; physical principles; heating loads; furnaces and boilers; hydronic piping systems and terminal units; cooling load calculations; psychrometrics; fluid flow in piping and ducts; piping, valves, ducts, and insulation; fans and air distribution devices; centrifugal pumps, expansion tanks, and venting; air conditioning systems and equipment; refrigeration systems and equipment; automatic controls; energy utilization and conservation; instrumentation, testing, and balancing; and planning and designing the HVAC system; and solar heating and cooling systems. For consulting engineers, mechanical contractors, HVAC engineers, designers, project managers, and facilities managers.

Bibliographic Information


Air Conditioning Principles and Systems An Energy Approach


Edward G. Pita P.E.


4th Edition


Pearson; 4th edition (July 8, 2001)


524 pages


ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0130928720

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0130928726