Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC, 4th edition

  • Thomas E. Kissell

Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC

ISBN-13:  9780131995680

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Electricity, Electronics, and Control Systems for HVAC was written to help readers understand how to install, troubleshoot and repair electrical parts of air-conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. The author uses over 20 years of experience to simplify electrical theory, show the operations of motors and controls and teach various troubleshooting techniques. Chapters are devoted to reading and writing diagrams and a unique chapter is included on how to find and keep a job. With strong visuals and a clear presentation, this book is simple enough for beginners yet detailed enough to serve as a reference in the field. For service technicians, HVAC technicians, contractors, and HVAC installers.

Table of contents

Table of Contents


1.    Safety Practices for HVAC

2.    Fundamentals of Electricity

3.    Electrical Circuits

4.    Meters and Tools for HVAC

5.    Components, Symbols and Diagrams for HVAC and Refrigeration Systems

6.    Reading and Writing Schematic (Ladder) and Wiring Diagrams

7.    Magnetism, Alternating Current, and Power Distribution

8.    Installing HVAC and Refrigeration systems

9.    Single-Phase Open Motors

10.  Single-Phase Hermetic Motors

11.  Three-Phase Open Motors and Three-Phase Hermetic Compressors

12.  Relays, Contactors, Solenoids, Motor Starters and Overcurrent Controls

13.  Thermostats, Pressure Controls and Timers

14.  Controls for Gas, Electric and Oil Heating Systems

15.  Controls for Air Conditioning Systems

16.  Electrical Control of Heat Pump Systems

17.  Electrical Control of Refrigeration Systems

18.  Troubleshooting Modern Refrigeration, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Control Circuitry and Systems

19.  Electronic Devices for HVAC Systems

20.  Direct Digital Controls (DDC) And Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCS)

21.  Getting and Keeping an HVAC and Refrigeration Job

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Published by Pearson (October 18th 2007) - Copyright © 2008