Psychrometrics Without Tears Manual

Psychrometrics Without Tears Manual

: ESCO Institute

: 1110000003243

: Book

$65.00
Over the years, much has been written on the subject of psychrometrics, or the study of air. Although much of this material has been geared toward engineering and system design, this book presents the important concepts of air in a manner that will appeal to the service technician. Knowing all there is to know about an air sample is pretty empowering, so this book starts by discussing the basic properties of air and how these properties relate to each other. The psychrometric chart is introduced to provide a visual representation of how air behaves when exposed to different conditions. Once the basics of the chart are covered, we then move into some more interesting topics such as sensible heat ratio, bypass factor and apparatus dew point temperatures. These properties help determine system performance and are very important concepts to learn in order to fully understand air. The plotting of actual systems follows next. This involves plotting out air distribution systems that are operating correctly so that we can see what properly operating systems look like on the chart. This book covers a wide range of systems that includes residential heating and cooling systems, as well as commercial systems that provide ventilation air to the occupied space to meet building code requirements. We will discuss mixed air systems and learn to calculate the mixed air conditions provided we know what the outside air and return air conditions are. In addition to everything mentioned already, we will discuss the concepts of ventilation, economizing and air balancing. ©2014 About the Author: Over the past thirty plus years, Eugene has been involved in all aspects of the HVAC/R industry from field technician and system designer to company owner, teacher, administrator, consultant and author. Eugene is presently the lead faculty member for the HVAC/R program at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, New York. Eugene has twenty years of teaching experience and has taught at Apex Technical School and Nassau BOCES. Eugene is particularly excited about his present position as an Assistant Professor at Suffolk County Community College, as this is the only institution on Long Island to offer, not only a one-year certificate in HVAC/R, but also a two-year Associates of Applied Science degree, A.A.S., in HVAC/R. Eugene earned his dual Bachelors Degree from The City College of New York and his Masters of Science degree from Stony Brook University, where he specialized in Energy and Environmental Systems, studying renewable and sustainable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and hydropower. He earned his Certified Master HVAC/R Educator credential from HVAC Excellence and the ESCO Group after completing a battery of 7 educator-level examinations in a variety of content areas including Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heating, Heat Pumps and Electricity. Eugene also carries the BEAP credential issued by ASHRAE. This credential classifies Eugene as a Building Energy Assessment Professional. As an active member of both ASHRAE and RSES, Eugene served as the subject matter expert and wrote the production scripts for over thirty education videos directly relating to our industry in addition to authoring the number one HVAC/R textbook in the industry, "Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 7th Edition" published by Cengage Learning. This book is used in over 1,000 schools both in this country and abroad to help individuals learn, and master, the skills required to service, install, design, service and troubleshoot HVAC/R equipment. Other book credits include Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6th Edition, Residential Construction Academy: HVAC, 1st and 2nd Edition, Pressure Enthalpy Without Tears (2006), Heat Pumps (2002) and, of course, Psychrometrics Without Tears (2013). Eugene has also written a number of articles for industry newspapers and magazines. Eugene was selected as one of the top three HVAC/R instructors in the country for the 2005/2006, 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 academic school years by the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), now AHRI, and the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (ACHR) News.quick-add/hvac-online-training-study-course /