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2018 ASHRAE Handbook: Refrigeration. SI edition

2018 ASHRAE Handbook: Refrigeration. SI edition

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Mechanical & Electrical Supplement


Covers systems and practices for halocarbon, ammonia, carbon dioxide, liquid overfeed refrigeration systems and looks at component balancing, system chemistry, control of moisture, dehydrating, charging and testing and refrigerant containment. Also covers components and equipment, food cooling and storage, transport and specialised applications.


Supersedes 2014 ASHRAE Handbook: Refrigeration. SI edition (includes corrections issued 06/10/2016) (ASHRAE, 2014). Revisions have taken place in the following chapters: 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 27, 44, 46, 47, 48, 50, and 51.




Publisher History

Founded in 1894, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers is an international organisation who provide technical and educational information on the industry. The most commonly known are the ASHRAE Handbooks covering refrigeration, fundamentals and HVAC systems and applications.



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