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HVAC and refrigeration preventive maintenance [electronic resource] / Eric Kleinert.

Por: Kleinert, Eric [].
Tipo de material: TextoTextoEditor: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2015Descripción: xiv, 386 p. : ill., figs., tables.ISBN: 9780071825658 (print ISBN); 0071825657 (print ISBN).Tema(s): Heating -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair | Ventilation -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair | Air conditioning -- Equipment and supplies -- Maintenance and repair | Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery -- Maintenance and repairClasificación CDD: 628.3 Recursos en línea: Haga clic para acceso en línea Also issued in online version.
Contenidos:
A. Acknowledgments -- B. About the author -- C. Introduction -- Degree of difficulty scale -- 1. Safety practices -- Safety procedures -- Grounding of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment -- Checking air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment voltage -- 2. Tools needed for installation, repair, and preventative maintenance -- Safety precautions -- Screwdrivers -- Nut drivers -- Wrenches -- Hammers -- Prying tools -- Pliers -- Cutting tools -- Power tools -- Specialty tools -- 3. Indoor air quality -- Sources of pollutants -- Ventilation -- Your health and indoor air pollutants -- Types of pollutants found in the home -- Air filtration -- Air distribution, air circulation, and ductwork -- Endnotes -- 4. Test and balance -- Tab test instruments -- Preliminary procedures for tab -- Visual inspection of the hvac duct system -- Visual inspection of the cooling and heating system -- Endnotes -- 5. Principles of air conditioning and refrigeration -- Introduction to air conditioning and refrigeration -- Saving the ozone layer -- Matter -- Law of thermodynamics -- It's all about heat -- Refrigerants -- The basic refrigeration cycle -- Refrigeration components -- Other components used in the sealed refrigeration system -- Diagnosing sealed systems -- 6. Basic electricity and electronics -- Electrical wiring -- What is a circuit? -- Circuit components -- Three kinds of circuits -- Types of shorts in a circuit -- Types of electric current -- Ohm's law -- Ohms -- Amperes -- Volts -- Watts -- Ohm's law equation wheel -- Wiring diagram symbols -- Terminal codes -- Wiring diagrams -- Sample wiring diagrams -- Multimeters -- Measuring voltage -- Not all digital multimeters are the same -- Measuring resistance (ohms) using an analog multimeter -- Measuring resistance (ohms) with a digital multimeter -- Electrical safety precautions -- Electronics -- Integrated circuits and circuit boards -- Transformer -- Resistors -- Thermistor -- Diodes -- Bridge rectifier -- Transistor -- Led multiple-segment displays -- Capacitors -- Heating elements -- Electrostatic discharge -- Wires -- How to strip, splice, solder, install solderless and terminal connectors, and how to use wire nuts on wires -- Circuit protection devices -- 7. Gas -- Gas safety -- Types of gas -- Combustion -- Carbon monoxide -- Flue gases -- The "flame" -- Gas orifice -- Ventilation -- Measuring gas pressure -- Testing for gas leaks -- 8. Oil -- Fuel oil safety -- Fuel oil ratings -- Fuels and their flash points -- Products of refining fuel oil -- Fuel delivery, storage, and measurement -- How the fuel oil travels to the furnace and burner -- The combustion process -- Excess air -- The relationship of excess air, smoke, and efficiency -- Btu value of fuel oil versus gas fuel -- General venting requirements -- 9. Room air conditioners -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Room air conditioners in general -- Room air conditioner preventive maintenance -- Room air conditioner preventive maintenance schedule -- Cleaning a room air conditioner -- Performance data -- 10. Residential air conditioning and heating -- Air conditioning and heating equipment -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Residential air conditioning and heating equipment in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Air duct distribution preventative maintenance -- Performing preventive maintenance on a residential air conditioning system -- Checking the cooling system for proper refrigerant charge -- Checking for proper airflow -- Preventive maintenance on a gas furnace -- Preventive maintenance on an oil furnace -- Operational checks on air conditioning equipment -- Water source air conditioning and heating preventive maintenance -- Endnotes.
11. Residential refrigeration appliances -- Residential refrigerators and freezers -- Safety first -- Residential refrigeration appliances in general -- The refrigeration cycle -- Refrigerator and freezer automatic defrost systems -- Storage requirements for perishable products -- Storing foods in a high humidity environment within a domestic refrigerator -- Storing foods in a low humidity environment within a domestic refrigerator -- Storage requirements and serving requirements for wines -- Location and installation of refrigerator/freezer -- Refrigerator/freezer maintenance -- Freezers -- Freezer storage and temperatures -- Endnotes -- 12. Commercial air conditioning and heating -- Commercial air conditioning and heating equipment -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Commercial air conditioning and heating equipment in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Testing, adjusting, and balance -- Air duct distribution preventive maintenance -- Checking the cooling system for proper refrigerant charge -- Filtration -- Electronic air cleaners -- Condensate management and drain systems -- Condensate pump maintenance -- Fire and smoke dampers -- Uvc lights -- Operational checks on air conditioning equipment -- Water source air conditioning and heating preventive maintenance -- 13. Water-cooling towers -- Safety first -- Water-cooling towers in general -- Water-cooling towers -- Water cooling tower preventive maintenance checklist -- Maintenance schedule for water-cooling towers -- 14. Self-contained, commercial refrigerators and freezers -- Self–contained commercial refrigerators and freezers -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Self-contained, commercial refrigerators and freezers in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezer maintenance -- 15. Commercial ice machines -- Commercial ice machines -- Safety first -- Prevention of water-utilizing system explosions -- Commercial ice machines in general -- Treating the water -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Cleaning and sanitizing commercial ice machines -- Self-contained ice machine performance data -- Troubleshooting water and its effect on ice making -- Ice usage guide -- 16. Troubleshooting -- Safety first -- Hvac and refrigeration systems in general -- Basic troubleshooting techniques -- Product failure -- Diagnosis and correction procedure -- Technician's, diagnostic guide -- Diagnostic electrical flowcharts -- Troubleshooting the refrigeration sealed system -- Hvac/refrigeration sealed system troubleshooting chart -- Troubleshooting sealed-system problems in a room air conditioner -- Reversing valve (heat pump models) -- Diagnostic charts -- Water source heat pump thermostatic expansion valve (txv) troubleshooting chart -- Air source heat pump air conditioning unit troubleshooting chart -- Static pressure reading -- Motor troubleshooting charts -- Commercial refrigeration faults that can be felt, heard, or smelled -- Endnotes -- 17. Where to get help -- Product recalls and the internet -- Manufacturers -- Commercial refrigerator manufacturers -- Commercial freezer manufacturers -- Commercial ice machine manufacturer's -- Supermarket refrigeration manufacturers -- A. Glossary.
Resumen: Presents a veteran service and repair professional with decades of hands-on experience walks you through the preventive maintenance process for residential and commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems. This book helps you learn how to inspect, adjust, clean, and test your products to ensure that they run efficiently and have a long service life.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

A. Acknowledgments -- B. About the author -- C. Introduction -- Degree of difficulty scale -- 1. Safety practices -- Safety procedures -- Grounding of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment -- Checking air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment voltage -- 2. Tools needed for installation, repair, and preventative maintenance -- Safety precautions -- Screwdrivers -- Nut drivers -- Wrenches -- Hammers -- Prying tools -- Pliers -- Cutting tools -- Power tools -- Specialty tools -- 3. Indoor air quality -- Sources of pollutants -- Ventilation -- Your health and indoor air pollutants -- Types of pollutants found in the home -- Air filtration -- Air distribution, air circulation, and ductwork -- Endnotes -- 4. Test and balance -- Tab test instruments -- Preliminary procedures for tab -- Visual inspection of the hvac duct system -- Visual inspection of the cooling and heating system -- Endnotes -- 5. Principles of air conditioning and refrigeration -- Introduction to air conditioning and refrigeration -- Saving the ozone layer -- Matter -- Law of thermodynamics -- It's all about heat -- Refrigerants -- The basic refrigeration cycle -- Refrigeration components -- Other components used in the sealed refrigeration system -- Diagnosing sealed systems -- 6. Basic electricity and electronics -- Electrical wiring -- What is a circuit? -- Circuit components -- Three kinds of circuits -- Types of shorts in a circuit -- Types of electric current -- Ohm's law -- Ohms -- Amperes -- Volts -- Watts -- Ohm's law equation wheel -- Wiring diagram symbols -- Terminal codes -- Wiring diagrams -- Sample wiring diagrams -- Multimeters -- Measuring voltage -- Not all digital multimeters are the same -- Measuring resistance (ohms) using an analog multimeter -- Measuring resistance (ohms) with a digital multimeter -- Electrical safety precautions -- Electronics -- Integrated circuits and circuit boards -- Transformer -- Resistors -- Thermistor -- Diodes -- Bridge rectifier -- Transistor -- Led multiple-segment displays -- Capacitors -- Heating elements -- Electrostatic discharge -- Wires -- How to strip, splice, solder, install solderless and terminal connectors, and how to use wire nuts on wires -- Circuit protection devices -- 7. Gas -- Gas safety -- Types of gas -- Combustion -- Carbon monoxide -- Flue gases -- The "flame" -- Gas orifice -- Ventilation -- Measuring gas pressure -- Testing for gas leaks -- 8. Oil -- Fuel oil safety -- Fuel oil ratings -- Fuels and their flash points -- Products of refining fuel oil -- Fuel delivery, storage, and measurement -- How the fuel oil travels to the furnace and burner -- The combustion process -- Excess air -- The relationship of excess air, smoke, and efficiency -- Btu value of fuel oil versus gas fuel -- General venting requirements -- 9. Room air conditioners -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Room air conditioners in general -- Room air conditioner preventive maintenance -- Room air conditioner preventive maintenance schedule -- Cleaning a room air conditioner -- Performance data -- 10. Residential air conditioning and heating -- Air conditioning and heating equipment -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Residential air conditioning and heating equipment in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Air duct distribution preventative maintenance -- Performing preventive maintenance on a residential air conditioning system -- Checking the cooling system for proper refrigerant charge -- Checking for proper airflow -- Preventive maintenance on a gas furnace -- Preventive maintenance on an oil furnace -- Operational checks on air conditioning equipment -- Water source air conditioning and heating preventive maintenance -- Endnotes.

11. Residential refrigeration appliances -- Residential refrigerators and freezers -- Safety first -- Residential refrigeration appliances in general -- The refrigeration cycle -- Refrigerator and freezer automatic defrost systems -- Storage requirements for perishable products -- Storing foods in a high humidity environment within a domestic refrigerator -- Storing foods in a low humidity environment within a domestic refrigerator -- Storage requirements and serving requirements for wines -- Location and installation of refrigerator/freezer -- Refrigerator/freezer maintenance -- Freezers -- Freezer storage and temperatures -- Endnotes -- 12. Commercial air conditioning and heating -- Commercial air conditioning and heating equipment -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Commercial air conditioning and heating equipment in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Testing, adjusting, and balance -- Air duct distribution preventive maintenance -- Checking the cooling system for proper refrigerant charge -- Filtration -- Electronic air cleaners -- Condensate management and drain systems -- Condensate pump maintenance -- Fire and smoke dampers -- Uvc lights -- Operational checks on air conditioning equipment -- Water source air conditioning and heating preventive maintenance -- 13. Water-cooling towers -- Safety first -- Water-cooling towers in general -- Water-cooling towers -- Water cooling tower preventive maintenance checklist -- Maintenance schedule for water-cooling towers -- 14. Self-contained, commercial refrigerators and freezers -- Self–contained commercial refrigerators and freezers -- Principles of operation -- Safety first -- Self-contained, commercial refrigerators and freezers in general -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezer maintenance -- 15. Commercial ice machines -- Commercial ice machines -- Safety first -- Prevention of water-utilizing system explosions -- Commercial ice machines in general -- Treating the water -- Preventive maintenance checklist -- Cleaning and sanitizing commercial ice machines -- Self-contained ice machine performance data -- Troubleshooting water and its effect on ice making -- Ice usage guide -- 16. Troubleshooting -- Safety first -- Hvac and refrigeration systems in general -- Basic troubleshooting techniques -- Product failure -- Diagnosis and correction procedure -- Technician's, diagnostic guide -- Diagnostic electrical flowcharts -- Troubleshooting the refrigeration sealed system -- Hvac/refrigeration sealed system troubleshooting chart -- Troubleshooting sealed-system problems in a room air conditioner -- Reversing valve (heat pump models) -- Diagnostic charts -- Water source heat pump thermostatic expansion valve (txv) troubleshooting chart -- Air source heat pump air conditioning unit troubleshooting chart -- Static pressure reading -- Motor troubleshooting charts -- Commercial refrigeration faults that can be felt, heard, or smelled -- Endnotes -- 17. Where to get help -- Product recalls and the internet -- Manufacturers -- Commercial refrigerator manufacturers -- Commercial freezer manufacturers -- Commercial ice machine manufacturer's -- Supermarket refrigeration manufacturers -- A. Glossary.

Presents a veteran service and repair professional with decades of hands-on experience walks you through the preventive maintenance process for residential and commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems. This book helps you learn how to inspect, adjust, clean, and test your products to ensure that they run efficiently and have a long service life.

Also issued in online version.

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