Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning by Andrew Daniel Althouse Book PDF Summary
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the leader in the refrigeration and air conditioning field! This comprehensive text teaches fundamental principles and service techniques. The text tells and shows how to diagnose and remedy HVAC problems. It provides an excellent blend of theory with job-qualifying skills. This text contains all the most recent information and advances necessary to prepare the technician for today's world. Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning provides the foundation on which a solid and thorough knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning may be based. Students, as well as practicing technicians, will benefit from the topics covered in this book. This edition includes up-to-date information on refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclaiming. -- Chapters are divided into smaller self-standing modules for ease of use. -- Covers the operation of systems and their specific components. -- Progresses from basic to advanced principles using understandable terminology. -- Current information on the EPA rules, regulations, and guidelines. -- Identification of the various types of new refrigerants such as 134a and 123, and information on equipment needed for refrigerant recovery, recycling, and reclaiming. -- Up-to-date methods of sizing, installing, and maintaining refrigeration and air conditioning systems. -- Proper procedures for using troubleshooting charts. -- Emphasizes procedures that will help the service technician become more efficient. -- Uses both US Conventional and SI Metric units. -- Chapters include Module Title(s), Key Terms, Objectives, Review of Safety (where applicable), and Test Your Knowledge questions.