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Author Stanford, Herbert W., III.

Title HVAC water chillers and cooling towers : fundamentals, application, and operation / Herbert W. Stanford III
Edition 2nd ed
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 389 pages) : illustrations
Series Mechanical engineering
Mechanical engineering (Taylor & Francis)
Contents AND OPERATION ; CHILLER FUNDAMENTALS; Refrigeration Machines; Vapor Compression Refrigeration; Absorption Refrigeration; Vapor Compression Cycle Water Chillers; Absorption Chillers; Chilled Water for HVAC Applications Chiller Configurations; The Single Chiller System; Multichiller Systems; System Peak Cooling Load and Load Profile; Selecting Water Chillers; Mixed Energy Source Chiller Systems CHILLER DESIGN AND APPLICATION; Chilled Water System Elements; Chiller Placement and Installation; Chilled Water Piping; Pump Selection and Piping Chilled Water System Control and Performance; Start-Up Control; Capacity Control; Variable Flow Pumping Control Cooling Thermal Energy Storage; Economics of Thermal Energy Storage (TES); Available Technologies; Application of TES Special Chiller
AND OPERATION; COOLING TOWER FUNDAMENTALS; Cooling Tower Fundamentals; Cooling Towers in HVAC Systems; Condenser Water System Elements; Nomenclature; Cooling Tower Heat Transfer; Cooling Tower Performance Factors; Basic Cooling Tower Configuration Cooling Tower Components; Fill; Structural Frame; Casing; Wet Decks/Water Distribution; Basins; Intake Louvers and Drift Eliminators; Fans, Motors, and Drives COOLING TOWER DESIGN AND APPLICATION ; Tower Configuration and Application; Types of Cooling Towers; Capacity and Performance Parameters; Chiller/Cooling Tower Configuration; Tower Placement and Installation; Cooling Tower Piping; Pump Selection, Placement,
And Piping; Evaporative Condensers and Coolers Cooling Tower Controls; Start/Stop Control; Capacity Control; Makeup Water Control; Operating Safety Controls Condenser Water Treatment; Deposition Control; Corrosion Control; Biological Fouling Control; Water Treatment Control Systems; Alternative Water Treatment Methods; Treatment for Wooden Towers; Chemical Storage and Safety Special Tower Considerations; Basin and Outdoor Piping Freeze Protection; Waterside Economizer Cycle; Noise and Vibration; Plume Control; Fire Protection; Legionella Control COOLING TOWER OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE ; Cooling Tower Operation and Maintenance; Tower Commissioning; Cooling Tower Maintenance; Tower Performance Troubleshooting; Enhancing Tower Performance; Cooling Towers in Freezing
Climates Buying a Cooling Tower; Defining Tower Performance Requirements; CTI Ratings and Performance Guarantees; Economic Evaluation of Alternative Cooling Tower Systems; Procurement Specifications; Water Treatment Program Contracting In Situ Tower Performance Testing; Why In Situ Testing?; Testing Criteria and Methods; Tower Installation Requirements for Testing Appendix A: Design Ambient Wet Bulb Temperatures; Appendix B1: Centrifugal Compressor Water Chillers; Appendix B2: Scroll Compressor Water Chillers; Appendix B3: Rotary Screw Compressor Water Chillers; Appendix B4: Induced Draft Cooling Towers; Appendix B5: Closed-Circuit Liquid Coolers; Appendix C: References and Resources Index
Considerations; Noise and Vibration; Electrical Service; Chiller Heat Recovery CHILLER OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE; Chiller Operation and Maintenance; Chiller Commissioning; Chiller Maintenance; Chiller Performance Troubleshooting; Refrigerant Management Program Buying a Chiller; Defining Chiller Performance Requirements; Economic Evaluation of Chiller Systems; Procurement Specifications COOLING TOWERS: FUNDAMENTALS, APPLICATION,
Summary <STRONG> WATER CHILLERS: FUNDAMENTALS, APPLICATION, AND OPERATION CHILLER FUNDAMENTALS Refrigeration Machines </STRONG>Vapor Compression Refrigeration Absorption Refrigeration Vapor Compression Cycle Water Chillers Absorption Chillers Chilled Water for HVAC Applications <STRONG>Chiller Configurations </STRONG>The Single Chiller System Multichiller Systems System Peak Cooling Load and Load Profile Selecting Water Chillers Mixed Energy Source Chiller Systems <STRONG>CHILLER DESIGN AND APPLICATION Chilled Water System El
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 374) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Air conditioning -- Equipment and supplies -- Design and construction
Air conditioning -- Equipment and supplies -- Testing
Air conditioning -- Equipment and supplies -- Design and construction.
Air conditioning -- Equipment and supplies -- Testing.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Construction -- Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011038444
ISBN 1439862117