Practical Heating Technology
Newly expanded and updated to meet the needs of today's technicians, Practical Heating Technology, 2E offers comprehensive, in-depth coverage of modern heating theory, systems, and service. This book is the perfect on-site resource, providing easily accessible information on all major types of heating systems, including oil, gas, electric, and hydronic systems. A clear, conversational writing style is used to allow readers to quickly and easily grasp important concepts, and develop the terminology needed to interact with others in the industry, from sales people to fellow technicians. Updates to this 2nd edition include expanded coverage of basic electricity and new units on electric motors and blueprint reading. Thorough, real-world examples, step-by-step explanations, and detailed case studies make this book an indispensable resource that belongs in every technician's toolkit.
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Basic Electricity and Magnetism
Types of Electric Motors
Controls and Wiring for Electric Heat
Troubleshooting and Maintenance for ElectricHeat Equipment
Theory of Gas and Combustion
Gas Heat Natural and LP
Burning Oil as a Fuel
Troubleshooting and Maintenance for OilFired Equipment
Properties of Water
Technician Service Calls for HotWater and Steam Systems
Air Humidification and Filtration
Gas Piping Venting and Appliance Efficiency
Troubleshooting and Maintenance for GasFired Equipment
Theory of Oil Heat and Combustion
Oil Heat Components
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