Troubleshooting And Servicing Air Conditioning Equipment
Publish Date: 1990-10-01
Author: S. Don Swenson
Service professionals and technicians-in-training alike must thoroughly understand the operating principles of air conditioning and heat pump equipment. Acquiring and properly using those techniques for servicing equipment is just as important. Consequently, this book provides that necessary foundation by presenting a review of basic refrigeration theory, air conditioning and heat pump operation, intstruments and tools, hazards and safety procedures, and a systematic approach to troubleshooting, servicing and maintaining air conditioning and heat pump equipment. The information presented progresses from general principles of safety, tools and instruments, to troubleshooting chart interpretation, and the troubleshooting of components and parts that cosstitute a system. The special features of this reference include: Focused approach - The book clearly and concisely covers essentials and procedures. Concept review - Early chapters provide a review of system operation, and provide basic but essential information for diagnosing and servicing. Tool and Safety Information: Excellent coverage is provided concerning the hazards and safety procedures required when working with air conditioning and heat pump equipment. Troubleshooting Charts: Extensive troubleshooting and servicing flow-charts encapsulate consice procedures described in the text and serve as quick diagnosing reference for job-site situations. Systematic Coverage - A General systematic method of troubleshooting air conditioning and heat pump equipment is presented. Review problems: Review questions are included at the end of each chapter to aid in understanding the material presented when used in a training environment.