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 Major Appliance Installing, Troubleshooting, Servicing, text book by Jim Johnson

This book is highly recommended by Appliance University for every appliance repair shop's library.  Major Appliance Installing, Troubleshooting, Servicing is Au best selling text book.

Major Appliance Installing, Troubleshooting, Servicing

author Jim Johnson

Spinal-bound, 300-page

This is the book on major appliance service, author by Jim Johnson. This book covers the operating principles and service procedures for major appliances, turly a text book. It includes simple, clearly written explanations of the underlying principles of operation and design of electrical fundamentals and refrigeration system servicing. Hundreds of trade schools and community colleges use this book in their training programs, as go to text book. Each charpter has a summary to test knowledge, ideal for classroom curriculum.

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:…Electrical Fundamentals …Alternating Current Fundamentals …Electrical Distribution Systems …Electrical Components for Major Appliances …Using Electrical Meters In Appliance Servicing …Refrigeration Fundamentals …Refrigerator and Freezer Servicing …Room Air Conditioner Servicing …Automatic Washers …Gas and Electric Dryers …Gas and Electric Ranges …Microwave Ovens …Dishwashers (This handback also contains an appendix on sealed system servicing procedures, refrigerant recovery, refrigerator and freezer electrical component troubleshooting, ice makers and chilled water dispensers and refrigerator cabinet servicing.) 

CHAPTER ONE: ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS
1.1 Producing Electricity 2
1.2 Electricity and Magnetism 3
1.3 Atomic Theory 4
1-4 Conductors vs. Insulators 6
1.5 Semiconductors 9
  Chapter One Summary 9
     
CHAPTER TWO: ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
2.1 Alternating Current 11
2.2 Voltage 14
2.3 Current/Amperes 15
2.4 Resistance 16
2.5 Ohm’s Law 17
2.6 Electrical Power/Watts 18
  Chapter Two Summary 21
     
CHAPTER THREE: ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
3.1 Electric Company Power Distribution 23
3.2 Voltage, Phase, and Current Systems 26
3.3 Electrical Distribution System Within A Residence 28
  Chapter Three Summary 30
     
CHAPTER FOUR: ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS FOR MAJOR APPLIANCES
4.1 Motors 32
4.2 Motor Applications/Capacitors 35
4.3 Solenoids 35
4.4 Heating Elements 37
4.5 Thermostats 45
4.6 Bimetal Thermostats 47
4.7 Door Switches 49
4.8 Timers 49
4.9 Motor Starting Relays/Overload Protection Devices 51
  Chapter Four Summary 54
     
CHAPTER FIVE: USING ELECTRICAL METERS IN APPLIANCE SERVICING
5.1 Measuring Voltage 56
5.2 Measuring Resistance and Testing for Continuity 61
5.3 Measuring Current Draw in a Circuit 65
5.4 The Volt/Wattmeter 67
  Chapter Five Summary 67
     
CHAPTER SIX: REFRIGERATION FUNDAMENTALS
6.1 Heat Transfer 70
6.2 Heat Absorption and Rejection 71
6.3 Refrigeration System Components 71
6.4 Refrigerant 72
6.5 The Refrigerant Cycle 72
  Chapter Six Summary 76
     
CHAPTER SEVEN: REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER SERVICING
7.1 Types of Refrigerator/Freezers 78
7.2 Conventional Refrigerator/Freezer 78
7.3 Conventional Refrigerator Electrical Circuit Servicing 87
7.4 The Cycle Defrost Refrigerator/Freezer 91
7.5 The Frost-Free Refrigerator/Freezer 97
  Chapter Seven Summary 105
     
CHAPTER EIGHT: CHEST AND UPRIGHT FREEZERS
8.1 Types of Freezers 106
8.2 Manual Defrost Sealed Systems 107
8.3 Chest Freezers 108
8.4 Manual Defrost Freezer Electrical Circuits 110
8.5 Sealed Systems in Frost-Free Freezers 111
8.6 Electrical Systems in Frost-Free Freezers 114
8.7 Door Lock Assemblies 115
8.8 Chest Freezer Hinge Assemblies 117
  Chapter Eight Summary 117
     
CHAPTER NINE: WINDOW AIR CONDITIONERS
9.1 Window Air Conditioner Sealed Systems 121
9.2 The Rotary Compressor in Room Air Conditioners 124
9.3 Air Handling in Window A/C Units 126
9.4 Electrical Systems 127
  Chapter Nine Summary 133
     
CHAPTER TEN: Automatic Washers
10.1 Water System 136
10.2 Lint Filters 137
10.3 Tub Assemblies 138
10.4 Drain Hose Assembly 139
10.5 Water Fill Assembly 140
10.6 Transmission 140
10,7 Drive Motors 142
10.8 Timers 145
10.9 Water Level Switch 147
10.1 Motor Speed Selector Switch 150
  Chapter Ten Summary 150
     
CHAPTER ELEVEN: CLOTHES DRYERS
11.1 Electric Dryers 152
11.2 Drive Motors 155
11.3 Gas Dryers 160
11.4 Proper Venting of a Clothes Dryer 163
11.5 Electrical System 165
  Chapter Eleven Summary 165
     
CHAPTER TWELVE: ELECTRIC RANGES
12.1 The Free-Standing Electric Range 168
12.2 Cook Tops and Wall Ovens 170
12.3 Oven Thermostats 174
12.4 Selector Switches 176
12.5 Bake and Broil Elements 176
12.6 Surface Units 177
12.7 Surface Unit Switches 178
12.8 Electrical Circuits 181
12.9 Self-Cleaning Ranges 183
  Chapter Twelve Summary 185
     
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: GAS RANGES
13.1 Free-Standing Ovens 187
13.2 Cooktops and Wall Ovens 191
13.3 Oven Thermostats 192
13.5 Oven Burners 194
13.6 Surface Burners 197
13.7 Glow-Coil Ignition Systems 197
13.8 Spark Ignition Systems 198
  Chapter Thirteen Summary 199
     
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: MICROWAVE OVENS
14.1 Microwave Oven Theory 201
14.2 Microwave Oven Components 205
14.3 Leak Testing Microwave Ovens 209
14.4 Microwave Oven Wiring Diagram 210
  Chapter Fourteen Summary 212
     
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: DISHWASHERS
15.1 Undercounter Dishwashers 214
15.2 Portable Dishwashers 215
15.3 Dishwasher Water Systems 215
15.4 Dishwasher Electrical System 217
  Chapter Fifteen Summary  
     
APPENDIX A: SEALED SYSTEM SERVICING
A.1 Gaining Access To A Sealed System 234
A.2 Permanent Access Valve Installation Procedures 235
A.3 Using Compound Gauges 236
A.4 Troubleshooting Sealed System Problems 239
A.5 R-12 and HFC-134A 252
A.6 Swaging and Fitting Tubing 254
A.7 Soldering 254
A.8 Refrigerant Recovery Equipment 256
A.9 Building Your Own Refrigerant Recovery System 257
     
APPENDIX B: REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS
B.1 Temperature Control 259
B.2 Current Relay and PTC Start Device 262
B.3 Overload Protector 266
B.4 Compressor Motor Windings 267
B.5 Compressor Test Cord 268
B.6 Defrost Timer 268
B.7 Defrost Termination Theromostat 271
B.8 Defrost Heater 272
B.9 Evaporator Fan Motor 273
B.10 Condenser Fan Motor 274
     
APPENDIX C: ICE MAKERS, ICE DISPENSERS, AND CHILLED WATER DISPENSERS 
C.1 Mold Style Ice Makers 275
C.2 Flex Tray Ice Maker 282
C.3 Chilled Water System 285
     
APPENDIX D: REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER CABINET SERVICING
D.1 Refrigerator Insulation 287
D.2 Door Gaskets 288
D.3 Shelf Supports 289
     
APPENDIX E: INSTALLATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR MAJOR APPLIANCES
E.1 Dishwashers 290
E.2 Refrigerators 292
E.3 Automatic Washers 294
E.4 Clothes Dryers

 

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