HVAC Level 3 Trainee Guide, Paperback, 3rd edition

HVAC Level 3 Trainee Guide, Paperback

ISBN-13:  9780136044925

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Refrigerants and Oils, Compressors, Metering Devices, Retail Refrigeration Systems, Commercial Hydronic Systems, Steam Systems, Planned Maintenance, Water Treatment, Troubleshooting Electronic Controls, Troubleshooting Oil Heating, Troubleshooting Heat Pumps, and Troubleshooting Accessories.


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Table of contents

(Total Level Hours: 145)

03301-08 Refrigerants and Oils (10 Hours) NEW!

Covers characteristics and applications of the current generation of refrigerants, including both pure and blended refrigerants. Also provides extensive coverage of lubricating oils used in refrigeration systems.


03302-08 Compressors (15 Hours)

Explains the operating principles of the different types of compressors used in comfort air conditioning and refrigeration systems, along with basic installation, service, and repair procedures for these compressors.


03303-08 Metering Devices (7.5 Hours)

Covers the operating principles, applications, installation, and adjustment of the various types of fixed and adjustable expansion devices used in air conditioning equipment.


03304-08 Retail Refrigeration Systems (20 Hours) NEW!

Introduces the product refrigeration components and systems, such as the reach-in coolers and freezers commonly used in markets.


03305-08 Commercial Hydronic Systems (12.5 Hours) NEW!

Covers the various types of boilers, components, and piping systems used in commercial heating applications. Also introduces chilled water systems and their components.


03306-08 Steam Systems (10 Hours) NEW!

Covers operating principles, piping systems, components, and preventive maintenance requirements of steam systems and steam traps.


03307-08 Planned Maintenance (20 Hours)

Describes the purpose of planned maintenance and outlines the procedures for servicing gas and oil furnaces, electric heating equipment, cooling equipment, and heat pumps.


03308-08 Water Treatment (10 Hours)

Covers the kinds of water problems encountered in heating and cooling systems and identifies various water treatment methods and equipment.


03309-08 Troubleshooting Electronic Controls (7.5 Hours)

Explains how to analyze circuit diagrams for electronic and microprocessor-based controls used in comfort heating and cooling equipment and how to troubleshoot systems that use these controls.


03310-08 Troubleshooting Oil Heating (10 Hours)

Covers how to identify the common causes of problems in oil furnaces and offers hands-on experience in isolating and correcting oil furnace malfunctions.


03311-08 Troubleshooting Heat Pumps (12.5 Hours)

Reviews heat pump operation and heat pump control circuits, including how to isolate and correct faults in the heating, cooling, auxiliary heat, and defrost functions of heat pumps.


03312-08 Troubleshooting Accessories (10 Hours)

Provides hands-on lab sessions on how to troubleshoot humidifiers, electronic air cleaners, economizers, zone controls, and heat recovery ventilators.

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Published by Pearson (August 15th 2008) - Copyright © 2008