Higher Education

Heating Technology, 2nd Edition

  • S. Don Swensen Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
  • ISBN-10: 0827364113  |  ISBN-13: 9780827364110
  • 416 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1983
  • © 1995 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $279.00



A practical and technical guide for both practicing and future heating technicians, this book is the perfect introduction to heating technology. It offers the latest information on fuels, combustion, equipment, and the design of all types of heating systems.

Features and Benefits

  • chapters progress from fundamental to complex information - making it easier for beginning students to grasp
  • new material on high efficiency furnaces, burners and heat exchangers
  • enlarged section on heat pumps
  • a complete chapter on troubleshooting and service for all types of systems
  • definitions of technical terms appear in the margins next to where they are in copy; each chapter contains summaries, with reference materials outlined in the Appendices; TEACHING/LEARNING AIDS; The Instructor's Guide includes numerous self-study questions.

Table of Contents

Heat. Sources of Heat. Combustion. Heating Mediums. Warm Air Systems and Heating Equipment. Warm Air Furnaces. Gas Fired Furnaces. Oil Fired Furnaces. Electric Furnaces. Hydronic Heating Systems and Equipment. Unit Controls. Control Systems. Heat Loss Variables and Factors.