Modern Hydronic Heating for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings

Modern Hydronic Heating for Residential and Light Commercial BuildingsAuthor(s): John Siegenthaler

Publisher: Delmar Pub

Hardcover: 449 pages

ISBN: 0827365950

ISBN-13: 978-0827365957

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This innovative book is about state-of-the-art hydronic heating systems for residential and light commercial buildings. It contains extensive product shots from over 60 manufacturers and nearly 300 diagrams of system piping / control schematics. This book condenses powerful, engineering-level design information into design tools that can be used by both technical students and contractors. It includes a complete method for heating load calculations that is simple and accurate, insuring proper design. This volume offers hundreds of powerful design tools to determine how a system will perform before it is installed, which is crucial to real-world situations. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERText with IBM Disk, ISBN: 0-8273-6816-X

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Fundamental Concepts
Ch. 2. Heating Load Estimates
Ch. 3. Hydronic Heat Sources
Ch. 4. Properties of Water
Ch. 5. Piping, Fittings, and Valves
Ch. 6. Fluid Flow in Piping
Ch. 7. Circulating Pumps
Ch. 8. Heat Emitters
Ch. 9. Controls and Control Systems
Ch. 10. Radiant Floor Heating
Ch. 11. Distribution Piping Systems
Ch. 12. Expansion Tanks
Ch. 13. Air Removal
Ch. 14. Auxiliary Heating Loads
Appendix A Schematic Symbols
Appendix B Data for Heating Load Calculations
Appendix C Useful Conversion Factors and Data

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