Atlanta, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc
ASHRAE, (1997), ASHRAE Handbook-Fundamentals, Atlanta, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
|Description of the 2001 Edition by Mark Owen for ASHRAE
"The 2001 ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook covers the basic principles and contains essential data for HVAC&R design. Chapters on theory include refrigeration cycles, fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer, psychrometrics and sound and vibration. The General Engineering Data section has chapters on farm crops, air contamination, odors, measurement and instruments, airflow around buildings. The Basic Materials section covers energy resources, fuels, refrigerants, desiccants, thermal and moisture control and vapor transmission. The section on Load and Energy Calculations covers ventilation, infiltration, heating and cooling loads, fenestration, and energy estimating. The Duct and Pipe Fitting section covers space air diffusion, duct design, and pipe sizing. Also includes controls, building envelopes, and physical properties of materials."