Steven R. Calabrese
Published June 17, 2003
Reference - 469 Pages
ISBN 9780824746186 - CAT# DK2251
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Geared toward the HVAC professional, Practical Controls: A Guide to Mechanical Systems provides a solid foundation and well-rounded understanding of the role of controls in mechanical systems design and installation. This book takes a concise look at HVAC controls and controls methods - including electrical, electronic, and microprocessor-based controls and control systems. Using "real world" examples, it explores how various mechanical systems installed in today's facilities are best controlled. The text is a practical resource to controls contracting, providing basic rules, equipment guidelines, rules of thumb, pros and cons, and do's and don'ts.