Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Handbook

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: Prentice Hall

: 9780135787410

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This comprehensive text covers both electric and electronic controls in one book in depth. Using at-a-glance charts, cross-referenced to specific sections of the text, it encompasses control operation, adjustment, troubleshooting, installation, and use, and provides start-up procedures for different types of units, representative wiring diagrams for some types of equipment, safety procedures, and useful engineering data. 


From the Back Cover


This text is a complete, practical guide to servicing and repairing heating, cooling, and refrigeration equipment. It provides the information needed to make a quick diagnosis and repair. This guide first examines the conditions for ideal equipment operation, then proceeds to common and not-so-common malfunctions. This handbook, with its easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidelines, is a must for modern technicians.

Some key features of this book include:
  • all-in-one repair guide
  • in-depth coverage of heating, cooling, and refrigeration units
  • a series of troubleshooting charts showing every step in the repair process
  • a quick-access reference section providing repair tips and techniques, along with check-out procedures for all components
  • wiring diagrams to illustrate efficient wiring techniques and provide information on start-up and check-out procedures
  • in-depth coverage of air conditioning and refrigeration units
  • many photos, line drawings, and tables to clarify instructions
New to this edition:
  • New refrigerants are illustrated
  • EPA-required refrigerant handling procedures are used in exercises and procedures
  • Electronic control troubleshooting procedures


About the Author


Bill Langley earned a Master of Science degree from North Texas State University and a PhD. in Education from East Texas State University. He is the author of more than 20 books and numerous articles concerning the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. A former air conditioning instructor at Tarrant County Junior College, Mr. Langley is currently a self-employed technical writer. 


  • Isbn-10 Digit: 0135787416
  • Author-1: Billy C. Langley
  • Copyright/Publication Date: 2003
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition Number: 2nd
  • Page Count: 505
  • Last Update (Date): January 30, 2010

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