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Title:
Modern hydronic heating for residential and light commercial buildings
Author:
Siegenthaler, John.
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Publication Information:
Albany : Delmar Publishers, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
xi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Fundamental concepts -- Heating load estimates -- Hydronic heat sources -- Properties of water -- Piping, fittings, and valves -- Fluid flow in piping -- Circulating pumps -- Heat emitters -- Controls and control systems -- Radiant floor heating -- Distribution piping systems -- Expansion tanks -- Air removal -- Auxiliary heating loads.
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ISBN:
9780827365957
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This innovative book is about state-of-the-art hydronic heating systems for residential and light commercial buildings. It contains extensive product shots from over 60 manufacturers and nearly 300 diagrams of system piping / control schematics. This book condenses powerful, engineering-level design information into design tools that can be used by both technical students and contractors. It includes a complete method for heating load calculations that is simple and accurate, insuring proper design. This volume offers hundreds of powerful design tools to determine how a system will perform before it is installed, which is crucial to real-world situations.


Table of Contents

Fundamental Concepts
Heating Load Estimates
Hydronic Heat Sources
Properties of Water
Piping Fittings & Valves
Fluid Flow-in Piping
Circulating Pump Fundamentals
Hydronic Terminal Units
Hydronic Systems Controls
Radiant Floor Heating
Distribution Piping Systems
Expansion Tanks
Air Removal
Auxiliary Loads
Appendices: Schematic Symbols for Piping & Electrical Diagrams, Data for Heating Load Calculations
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