Marine refrigeration and air-conditioning

Marine refrigeration and air-conditioning

Marine refrigeration and air-conditioning.

Harbach, James A.

Cornell Maritime Press


385 pages




Writing for an audience ranging from undergraduates at maritime schools to engineers preparing for the Environmental Protection Agency’s refrigerant certification exam, Harbach (engineering, United States Merchant Marine Academy) presents a textbook on the theoretical and practical aspects of refrigeration and air- conditioning in the context of marine operations. He presents chapters on the vapor compression cycle; refrigerants; compressors; evaporators and condensers; controls and accessories; controls and accessories; psychrometry and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) processes; cooling and heating load calculations; HVAC systems and components; absorption systems, multi-pressure systems, and low-temperature systems; and operations and maintenance. An appendix contains useful data tables and practice questions for the EPA certification exam.

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