Air Conditioning Principles and Systems

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KEY BENEFIT: This book explores the fundamental concepts of air conditioning and their application to systems. The book explains all concepts in a clear, practical manner, and focuses on problems and examples typically encountered on the job. Uses a minimum of mathematics. For anyone interested in the fundamentals of air conditioning or air conditioning systems design.

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A classic in its field, Air Conditioning Principles and Systems continues to fill the need for a text book on air conditioning systems that combines design principles with real-world applications. Readers will gain insight into the design, operation, and troubleshooting of new and existing air conditioning systems. Moreover, this edition has been updated to reflect recent developments and issues in the industry, including the increasing use of the Internet in the field.

Key features of this edition:
  • New weather data for outside temperature analysis and system design.
  • Expanded information on environmental problems to help readers stay current on issues and regulations.
  • New information about asbestos, including answers about mitigation of harmful effects.
  • Further exploration on scroll compression and how it works in real-world applications.

About the Author:

Edward G. Pita is Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Control Technology Department at New York City Technical College of the City University of New York. He received a B.S. degree from Purdue University, an M.S. degree from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland, all in mechanical engineering. He is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and is a registered professional engineer.

In addition to his career as an educator, Dr. Pita was chief mechanical engineer for a large consulting engineering firm responsible for HVAC projects for the United Nations, the State City of the Vatican, the U.S. Capitol, and many other governmental and private clients.

He has also worked in applications and systems engineering for the Carrier Corporation and the Worthington Corporation.

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