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These design training materials provide a ready reference source to design processes, procedures and charts important to every system designer. Topics include: load estimating, air distribution, duct design, water and refrigerant piping design, system design procedures for all-air, all-water, air-water and unitary systems, and system applications.


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     Carrier System Design Manual

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 590-367

The Carrier System Design Manual is an easy-to-use reference designed specifically for the HVAC system designer and consulting engineer. It covers every step in the design process, from load estimating to selecting and engineering the appropriate equipment and system. The complete System Design Manual consists of twelve (12) parts, individual books. This bound manual consists of the 12 books in 3 volumes.

Price: $125.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 1: Load Estimating

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-304

Eight chapters cover cooling and heating load estimates include: survey and load estimate, design conditions, heat storage, glass solar heat gain, heat and moisture flow, infiltration and ventilation, internal and system heat gain, and applied psychrometrics.

Price: $15.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 2: Air Distribution

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-308

Three chapters covering air distribution Includes data and examples as a guide in design and layout of air handling equipment, ductwork and air distribution components.

Price: $13.50

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 3: Piping Design

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-312

Four chapters covering practical design and layout of air conditioning piping systems, including: general piping design, water piping, refrigerant piping, and steam piping.

Price: $13.50

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 4: Refrigerants, Brines & Oils

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-310

Three chapters provide a guide in the application and selection of refrigerants, brines and refrigerant oils used with air conditioning systems.

Price: $10.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 5: Water Conditioning

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-318

Six chapters are a guide to a better understanding of the cause, effect and prevention of water problems in chilled water systems. Topics covered include: water conditioning basics, scale, corrosion, slime and algae and water conditioning systems.

Price: $10.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 6: Air Handling Equipment

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-320

Four chapters discuss the selection and application of air handling equipment. Topics include: fans, air handlers, unitary equipment, air cleaners and heating devices.

Price: $10.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 7: Refrigeration Equipment

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-324

Five chapters covering the selection and application of refrigeration equipment including: reciprocating, centrifugal, absorption, absorption-centrifugal combination systems, and heat rejection equipment.

Price: $10.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 8: Auxiliary Equipment

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-332

Four chapters covering the selection and application of auxiliary equipment used with air conditioning systems, including: centrifugal pumps, motors and motor controls, boilers, and turbine drives.

Price: $10.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 9: Systems & Applications

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-321

One Chapter provides a guide to selection of the air conditioning system and applications. Topics include: building system considerations, system types and components and system applications.

Price: $9.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 10: All-Air Systems

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-322

Six chapters covering the design of all-air systems serving multiple building zones, including: conventional single zone, constant volume induction, multizone, dual-duct, variable volume and dual conduit systems.

Price: $9.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 11: Air-Water Systems

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-327

Two chapters provide a guide to designing air-water systems used in perimeter rooms of multistory; in multiroom buildings where cooling or heating may be required simultaneously in adjacent rooms; where ductwork space is at a minimum. Topics include: fan coil and induction systems.

Price: $9.00

     Carrier System Design Manual Part 12: Water & DX Systems

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 510-329

Two chapters provide a guide to designing chilled water fan coil systems and Direct expansion (DX) systems.

Price: $9.00

       Process Refrigeration

 HVAC Training Book
Catalog No. 795-100

This binder contains seven sections on the application of centrifugal, reciprocating and screw compressors in industrial and process applications covering the following subjects: process refrigeration cycles; refrigerants; heat transfer fluids; centrifugal system components, considerations, performance and control; reciprocating system components, considerations, performance and control; and screw compressor system components, considerations, performance and control.

Price: $45.00

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