Higher Education

Refrigeration: A Residential and Light Commercial Text & Lab Book, 1st Edition

  • Cecil Johnson Dauphin County Technical School
  • ISBN-10: 1418005606  |  ISBN-13: 9781418005603
  • 632 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $78.50

About

Overview

This "how-to" lab book creatively combines both theory and practical application into an organized system for learning about domestic and commercial refrigeration equipment. Ideal for use as a stand-alone manual or alongside any HVAC publication, this versatile guide offers brief theory lessons of what is to be learned followed by practical competencies that take readers step-by-step through specific procedures. These opportunities for "hands-on" application of key concepts help readers better understand common service, repair, and maintenance procedures. The flexible format affords users the unique opportunity to learn domestic and commercial refrigeration fundamentals and applications either on an individual basis or in an instructional setting.

Table of Contents

HVAC Tools - Identification
Safety – Tools – Electrical – Work Environment - Refrigerant
Chapter 1 – Electricity - Theory Lessons & Practical Competencies
Chapter 2 – Electrical Controls – Theory Lesson & Practical Competencies
Chapter 3 – Refrigeration Fundamentals – Theory Lessons & Practical Competencies
Chapter 4 – Refrigeration Accessories - Theory Lessons & Practical Competencies
Chapter 5 –Domestic Refrigeration Applications - Theory Lessons & Practical Competencies
Chapter 6 – Commercial Refrigeration Applications - Theory Lessons & Practical Competencies

What's New

  • Use as a stand alone manual or as a supplement to any HVAC book including Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 5E by Whitman, Johnson & Tomczyk and Commercial Refrigeration for Technicians by Wirz
  • Individual projects allow readers to work through the manual at their own pace, giving more advanced readers license to progress to higher competency levels as required
  • Theory lessons and practical competencies can be fine-tuned to meet specific training needs of local contractors, associations, or individual technicians
  • Can be used as a reference manual by technicians in the field

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning: A Residential and Light Commercial Text & Lab Book  (ISBN-10: 1401884725 | ISBN-13: 9781401884727)

Introducing a completely current and innovative way to teach the basics of HVAC-R! Featuring more than 125 practical competencies, this "how to" guide has been carefully designed and thoroughly modernized to provide a complete learning system for the fundamentals and applications of core HVAC-R concepts. It combines straightforward theory lessons with useful "hands-on" opportunities for learning about the industry's hottest topics, including electricity and electrical controls, refrigeration fundamentals, heat pumps, oil and gas heat, safety, and more. Enhancements to this edition include an updated tool identification chart, new and improved graphics, expanded information on calculator usage, and a pressure temperature chart for use by technicians in the field.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.50

Student Supplements

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning: A Residential and Light Commercial Text & Lab Book  (ISBN-10: 1401884725 | ISBN-13: 9781401884727)

Introducing a completely current and innovative way to teach the basics of HVAC-R! Featuring more than 125 practical competencies, this "how to" guide has been carefully designed and thoroughly modernized to provide a complete learning system for the fundamentals and applications of core HVAC-R concepts. It combines straightforward theory lessons with useful "hands-on" opportunities for learning about the industry's hottest topics, including electricity and electrical controls, refrigeration fundamentals, heat pumps, oil and gas heat, safety, and more. Enhancements to this edition include an updated tool identification chart, new and improved graphics, expanded information on calculator usage, and a pressure temperature chart for use by technicians in the field.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Cecil Johnson

Cecil Johnson holds a Masters degree in Vocational Education from Penn State University and has over 30 years of service with the Dauphin County Technical School as a vocational instructor in HVAC. His experience in the HVAC-R and training fields has earned him a number of certifications: two Vocational Teaching Certificates, ESCO Institute and Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) CFC Proctor Certification, and EPA Section 608 Universal Certification. He has developed and written numerous HVAC training materials and programs, including programs for the General Service Association of the Federal Government and the United States Air Force. Mr. Johnson was also a key player in the development of the HVAC Diploma, Certificate, and Associate Degree programs at Harrisburg Area Community College, where he is currently an adjunct instructor.