Designed for students and professional engineers, the fifth edition of this classic text deals with fundamental science and design principles of air conditioning engineering systems. W P Jones is an acknowledged expert in the field, and he uses his experience as a lecturer to present the material in a logical and accessible manner, always introducing new techniques with the use of worked examples.
Reviews of previous editions
'W.P. Jones is an established authority.' Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
'… written in a clear and meticulous style very much with the problems of the student in mind… very much appreciated by several generations as both a basic text and a reference volume.' International Journal of Ambient Energy
The need for air conditioning * Fundamental properties of air and water vapour mixtures * The psychrometry of air conditioning processes * Comfort and inside design conditions * Climate and outside design conditions * The choice of supply design conditions * Heat gains from solar and other sources * Cooling load * The fundamentals of vapour compression refrigeration * Air cooler coils * The rejection of heat from condensers and cooling towers * Refrigeration plant * Automatic controls * Vapour absorption refrigeration * Airflow in ducts and fan performance * Ventilation and a decay equation * Filtration * Index