Testing and Balancing HVAC Air and Water Systems

Testing and Balancing HVAC Air and Water Systems
Testing and Balancing HVAC Air and Water Systems

Testing and balancing HVAC air and water systems fifth edition by Samuel C. Sugarman. This book will provide the reader with an understanding of the principles and practices of testing and balancing (TAB) heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) air and water systems. It is for anyone interested in testing and balancing. For the novice and the experienced testing and balancing technician, it is a field reference book of procedures, equations, and information tables. For those interested in getting into TAB or are new to the HVAC industry it’s a text for learning more about HVAC systems and testing and balancing. For the mechanical engineer, building owner, facility manager or energy manager this book can be used for teaching TAB, writing more effective specifications, and learning about TAB and how it interacts with system commissioning, indoor air quality, and energy management. It is the intent of this book to improve the communications between owners, mechanical engineers, designers, vendors, contractors and TAB engineers, supervisors, and technicians to ensure that HVAC systems are being properly tested and balanced.

The Contents Testing and balancing HVAC air and water systems

  • General Balancing Procedure
  • Preliminary Air Balancing Procedures
  • Air Balance Procedures Common to All Systems
  • Balancing Constant Volume Low Pressure Systems
  • Balancing Constant Volume Multi zone, Dual Duct, and Induction Systems
  • Balancing Variable Air Volume Systems
  • HVAC Engineer’s Handbook 11th edition
  • Setting Outside Air, Checking Economizer Operation
  • Balancing Return Air and Toilet Exhaust Systems
  • Fans, Fan Performance Curves, and Duct System Curves
  • Testing and Balancing Fume Hood Systems
  • Testing and Balancing Cleanrooms
  • HVAC Commissioning
  • Water Balance Procedures
  • Centrifugal Pumps and Pipe Systems
  • HVAC Pump handbook
  • Analog and Digital Automatic Controls
  • Air Systems: Distribution, Components
  • Instruments and Instrument Terminology

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