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Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings | Edition: 11

Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings | Edition: 11

Author: Walter T. Grondzik, Alison G. Kwok, Benjamin Stein
ISBN: 9780470195659
publisher: Wiley
publisher Date: 11/24/2009
Price: 160
eBookPrice: 129
Schools: Temple University,Illinois Institute of Technology,Rochester Institute of Technology,University of Maryland College Park,Mississippi State University,Florida A&M University,University of Nevada - Las Vegas,Texas A&M University,Indiana University -Purdue University Indianapolis,Georgia Institute of Techology,Penn State University,Boston University,Drexel University,University Of Pennsylvnaia
Description: The foremost guide to the design of environmental control systemsUpdated and expandedFor more than seven decades, Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings has been the preeminent teaching and practice reference for building environmental control systems. Now this classic text has been updated and expanded, and continues to help prepare generations of students for their careers in architecture, architectural engineering, and construction management, and to supply professionals with in-depth information to assist them with their decision making in practice.With over 2,200 drawings and photographs—more than 200 of them new to this edition—the Eleventh Edition covers basic theory, preliminary building design guidelines, and detailed design procedures for buildings of all sizes, and also provides information on the latest technologies, emerging design trends, and updated codes.New and notable:Increased attention placed on mitigating environmental impacts, in both off-site and on-site resourcesCase studies showing successful integration of design strategiesDiscussions of "why" and "how to," which help the reader better understand concepts and applicationsDiscussions of computer-based design simulations, incorporating an appreciation of hand calculation skills