Fundamentals of HVAC Systems by Robert McDowall
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Pages235
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Fundamentals of HVAC Systems by Robert McDowall



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Main Contents of Fundamentals of HVAC Systems PDF Book


  • Introduction to Air-conditioning Processes
  • Objective: What is your system to achieve?
  • Environment For Human Comfort
  • Introducing the Psychrometric Chart
  • Basic Air-Conditioning System
  • Zoned Air-Conditioning Systems
  • Choosing an Air-Conditioning System
  • System Choice Matrix
  • Introduction: What is Thermal Comfort?
  • Seven Factors Influencing Thermal Comfort
  • Conditions for Comfort
  • Managing Under Less Than Ideal Conditions
  • Requirements of Non-Standard Groups
  • Air Pollutants and Contaminants
  • Indoor Air Quality Effects on Health and Comfort
  • Controlling Indoor Air Quality
  • ASHRAE Standard
  • Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality What is a Zone?
  • Zoning Design
  • Controlling the Zone 
  • Examples of Buildings with Single-zone Package Air-Conditioning Units
  • Air-Handling Unit Components
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • System Performance Requirements
  • Rooftop Units







  • Split Systems 85 The Next Ste
  • Single-Duct, Zoned Reheat, Constant Volume Systems
  • Single-Duct, Variable Air Volume Systems
  • Constant Volume Dual-Duct, All-Air Systems
  • Multizone Systems
  • Three-deck Multizone Systems
  • Dual-Duct, Variable Air Volume Systems
  • Dual-Path Outside Air Systems
  • Natural Convection and Low-Temperature Radiation Heating Systems
  • Panel Heating and Cooling
  • Fan Coils
  • Two Pipe Induction Systems
  • Water Source Heat Pumps
  • Steam
  • Water Systems
  • Hot Water
  • Chilled Water
  • Condenser Water
  • Central Plant Versus Local Plant in a Building
  • Boilers
  • Chillers
  • Cooling Towers
  • Basic Control
  • Typical Control loops
  • Introduction to Direct Digital Control, DDC
  • Direct Digital Control of an Air-Handler
  • Architecture and Advantages of Direct Digital Controls
  • Energy Considerations for Buildings
  • ASHRAE/IESNA Standard
  • Heat Recovery
  • Air-Side and Water-Side Economizers
  • Evaporative Cooling
  • Control of Building Pressure
  • Radiant Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Thermal Storage Systems
  • The Ground as Heat Source and Sink
  • Occupant Controlled Windows with HVAC
  • Room Air Distribution Systems
  • Decoupled or Dual-Path, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems

Foreword to Fundamentals of HVAC Systems PDF Book


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