Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair by Roger A Fischer and Ken ChernoffSecond EditionPaperback, Pages 337A common sense guide to maintaining and repairing all types of cooling and refrigeration units
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair is a toolbox companion for the technician and the do-it-yourself alike. Revised, updated, and greatly expanded, it provides everything you need to know about air conditioning and refrigeration maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing.
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair a handy guide covers the most common problems associated with air conditioning and refrigeration systems and explains, in detail, how to correct them. Tools are described and the how-to's are given for everything from testing compressors to checking for leaks. Instructions are simple and straightforward and the authors include plenty of tips and techniques supported by over 200 illustrations.
This second edition covers the basics of electricity, refrigeration theory, controls, refrigerants, water chemistry, soldering and charging the units, as will as the latest developments in the field itself. The authors explain in a nontechnical manner, the features, care, and repair of all components of a refrigeration unit:
- Compressors, capacitors and fuses, relays and contactors, transformers, circuit breakers, starters and safety controls
- Evaporators, thermostats, humidity optional control, piping, filter dries and air filtration, flare and compression fittings
- Fan systems, pulley and belts, hermetic compressors, heat pumps, window unit and more!
Roger A. Fischer has more than 20 years experience in the refrigeration and air conditioning field and has taught courses on the subject in California public schools.
Ken Chernoff is currently a freelance writer who has 20 years experience as an air conditioning and refrigeration service technician.