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Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

  • Frederick S. Merritt
  • James Ambrose

Abstract

This chapter presents the basic principles employed in design of HVAC systems. Because of the many different methods that may be used for environmental control, however, only a few of the more common control concepts are discussed.

Keywords

Heat Pump Heat Load Heat Gain Natural Ventilation Exterior Wall 
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References

  1. B. Stein et al., Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 7th ed., Wiley, New York, 1986Google Scholar

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References

  1. ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Atlanta, GA, 1981.Google Scholar
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References

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General References and Sources for Additional Study

  1. B. Stein, et al., Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 7th ed., Wiley, New York, 1986.Google Scholar
  2. ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Atlanta, GA, 1981.Google Scholar
  3. G. Brown et al., Inside Out: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies, Wiley, New York, 1982.Google Scholar
  4. J. Threlkeld, Thermal Environmental Engineering, 2nd ed., Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1970.Google Scholar
  5. F. Merritt, Building Design and Construction Handbook, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 1982.Google Scholar

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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick S. Merritt
    • 1
  • James Ambrose
    • 2
  1. 1.West Palm BeachUSA
  2. 2.University of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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