ISBN-10:
1631263544
ISBN-13:
9781631263545
Pub. Date:
02/28/2016
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning / Edition 20

Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning / Edition 20

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Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is the standard for a new generation of learners. This classic is an excellent blend of theory, skill development, and service techniques to help students learn how to install and service refrigeration and HVAC systems. Technical content has never been more up to date. A logical and progressive organization, rich learning pedagogy and features, a superior art program, and readability contribute to Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning’s highly accessible nature. Relevant career and workplace readiness content prepares students for a successful career in the HVACR industry.

  • New technical updates including added information on microchannel heat exchangers, variable frequency drives, variable refrigerant flow systems, and additional Code Alert features; new and updated content focusing on energy efficiency (chapters 31-33 and 36 – air side economizers, multistage and zoning thermostats, Thinking Green features, and variable refrigerant flow); and hundreds of new pieces of art ensure students receive a modern HVACR education.
  • Accessible content and design contributes to CTE learner success like increased coverage of safety (new Safety chapter), well-designed illustrations to effectively support the text, and content that is well-organized and readable.
  • Relevant career preparation and workplace readiness information is provided in a new Careers chapter, Service Call Scenario features, and correlations to HVAC Excellence and PAHRA standards and competencies.




Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631263545
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date: 02/28/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1679
Sales rank: 64,979
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 2.20(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author


Alfred F. Bracciano
Alfred Bracciano received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education with Certification in Vocational Education from Wayne State University in Michigan. He also earned a Masters degree in Secondary Education and a Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision.
Mr. Bracciano was employed as a teacher of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning for twelve years. He then became Director of Career and Technical Education for Warren Consolidated Schools in Warren, Michigan. He taught Community Resources Workshops for Michigan State University and presented at conferences throughout the country.
Mr. Bracciano is a life member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), and the American Technical Education Association (ATEA).
Daniel C. Bracciano
Dan Bracciano graduated from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He began his career in HVACR at the Warren Schools Career Center, graduating in HVACR, and worked in the HVACR field performing air conditioning installations and domestic and commercial refrigeration, heating and air conditioning service.
Dan has 26 years of experience working in design development and manufacture of HVAC systems for General Motors, Mitsubishi Climate Control, and Alternative Energy Corporation. He holds several patents in the field, including a patent for a Modular Hermetic HVAC system. Dan is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS).
Gloria M. Bracciano
Gloria Bracciano received a Bachelor degree in Education, a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and an Education Specialist degree in Administrative Leadership. She completed coursework in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration through Oakland and Macomb Community Colleges.
Ms. Bracciano has worked in the field of education for over twenty-five years and has held positions as both university professor and administrator. Currently, she is the Provost of Gulliver Schools. Ms. Bracciano specializes in development and implementation of innovative curriculums and has presented at local, state, and national conferences.
Ms. Bracciano is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning (ASHRAE), Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), and the American Technical Education Association (ATEA).

Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of Refrigeration
  2. Refrigeration Tools and Materials
  3. Basic Refrigeration Systems
  4. Compression Systems and Compressors
  5. Refrigerant Controls
  6. Electrical-Magnetic Fundamentals
  7. Electric Motors
  8. Electric Circuits and Controls
  9. Refrigerants
  10. Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling/ Reclaiming
  11. Domestic Refrigerators and Freezers
  12. Servicing and Installing Small Hermetic Systems
  13. Commercial Systems
  14. Commercial Systems– Applications
  15. Servicing and Installing Commercial Systems
  16. Commercial Systems– Heat Loads and Piping
  17. Absorption Systems– Principles and Applications
  18. Special Refrigeration Systems and Applications
  19. Fundamentals of Air Conditioning
  20. Basic Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
  21. Heating and Humidification Systems
  22. Cooling and Dehumidifying Systems
  23. Air Distribution, Measurement, and Cleaning
  24. Central Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps
  25. Solar Energy
  26. Air Conditioning and Heating Control Systems
  27. Air Conditioning Systems–Heating and Cooling Loads
  28. Automotive Air Conditioning
  29. Servicing and Troubleshooting Simplified
  30. Passing Technician Certification Exams
  31. Technical Characteristics

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