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Library Materials for  Refrigeration/Air Conditioning/Heating Technology

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The Library has books covering a variety of subjects relating to the field of Refrigeration/Air Conditioning/Heating.  Library materials on Refrigeration and Refrigerating Machinery can be found under the classifications TP490 through TH497 (this includes commercial refrigeration); Air Conditioning books are in TH7687 to TH7688; and VentilationTH7647-TH7685.

Books on Heating are found on the shelves in TH7005 though TH7643 (Building construction), with TH7470-TH7476 for Heating of buildings, TH7538 for Hot-water HeatingTH7588, Steam-Heating, and Gas HeatingTH7453-TH7457. Materials on Central heating by oil are found in TH7466.O6 (Oil burners), Central heating by gas, TH7466.G3 (Gas-burners), Hot-air Heating, TH7601-TH7635, and Hot-water HeatingTH7511-TH7549.

Also, Gas as Fuel is found in TP345-TP350, books on Liquefied Petroleum Gas in TP359.L5 and Boilers (general) in TJ263.5.

Books on Electricity for refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning can be
found in TK153.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  The ASHRAE Handbooks are published in a series of four volumes, one of which is revised each year, ensuring that no volume is older than four years. The Library gets the inch-pound editions.

♦  2014 ASHRAE handbook. Refrigeration systems and applications.
Ref. TP490 .A75 2014
This volume covers the equipment and systems for applications other than human comfort, including information on cooling, freezing, and storing food; industrial applications of refrigeration; and low-temperature refrigeration. Primarily for the practicing engineer, this volume is also useful for anyone involved in cooling and storage of food products. 
♦  2013 ASHRAE handbook. Fundamentals.
Ref. TH7201 .A82 2013
This volume covers basic principles and data used in the HVAC&R industry. It includes general engineering information, basic materials, climate data, load and energy calculations, duct and pipe design, and sustainability, plus reference tables for abbreviations and symbols, I-P to SI conversions, and physical properties of materials.
♦  2012 ASHRAE handbookHeating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems and equipment.
Ref. TH7015 .A742 2012
This volume discusses various systems and the equipment (components or assemblies) they comprise, and describes features and differences. This information helps system designers and operators in selecting and using equipment.
♦  2015 ASHRAE handbook. Heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning applications.   
Ref. TH7015 .A741 2015
This volume comprises over 60 chapters covering a broad range of facilities and topics, and is written to help engineers design and use equipment and systems described in other Handbook volumes.

♦  Air conditioning and refrigeration / by Rex Miller, Mark R. Miller.
TH7687 .M4855 2012
This introduction to the basic principles and practices of the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, contains all of the task-simplifying details needed for any project. Featuring more than 800 illustrations, the book provides step-by-step instructions for efficient, cost-effective, and current methods for choosing, installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing today's air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.
♦  ASHRAE greenguide : the design, construction, and operation of sustainable buildings. 3rd ed.
TH880 .A83 2010
This manual is created to provide help to HVAC&R system designers in designing a green building. It gives the need-to-know information on every aspect of the building process from planning to operation and maintenance of the facility, with emphasis on teamwork and close coordination among interested parties.
♦  Electricity for refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning /
by Russell E. Smith. 8th ed.
TK153 .S57 2011
Provides readers with the basic electrical principles necessary to understand today's modern control systems. The book's practical approach allows readers to focus exclusively on the electronics information they will use in the field, without bogging them down in unnecessary theory. It focuses on helping readers master systematic diagnosis and troubleshooting methods and procedures that will enable them to become highly-skilled, professional HVAC-R service technicians. [4/14]
♦  Mechanical and electrical equipment for buildings / by Walter T. Grondzikk ... [et al.]. 11th ed.
TH6010 .S74 2010
Addressing mechanical and electrical systems for buildings of all sizes, this book provides design guidelines and detailed design procedures for each topic covered. Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies, new and emerging design trends, and relevant codes.
♦  General industry regulations 29 CFR Part 1910 : with 1903 inspections, citations, and proposed penalities, 1904 recording and reporting occupational injuries.
Ref. KF3570 .A2 G36 2013
Contains general occupational safety and health standards which have been found to be national consensus standards or established Federal standards.  [4/14]
(Also available online from OSHA)


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Suggested titles
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♦  ASHRAE Journal (in Library  Current 12 months only) (e-journal  1997-2011) [3/17]
♦  Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News   (e-journal  1994-present) [4/16]
♦  Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering : HPAC Engineering
(e-journal  1999-present) [4/16]
 LP Gas (e-journal   1995-present) [11/16]
  RSES Journal (in Library  2014 - present)
"Provides authoritative, useful information to the RSES Member and the HVACR industry on the installation, maintenance, service and repair of HVACR equipment; new technology; new products; industry trends and issues; business management and customer service; and news about RSES Regional, State and Chapter activities."--Website.  [3/17]

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