Air Conditioning Engineering: 5th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Air Conditioning Engineering

5th Edition

By W Peter Jones


528 pages

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Hardback: 9780750650748
pub: 2000-12-18
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pub: 2007-08-31
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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

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General