Design of Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings

Author: J. Trost
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Using a concise and logical format that explains fundamentals in very simple terms—yet extensively—this book helps readers develop a working knowledge of the design decisions, equipment options, and operations of different building sub-systems. Readers will learn to design, size, and detail the different sub-systems installations, select fixtures and components, and integrate all the building sub-systems with site, building, foundations, structure, materials, and finishes. Organized into four parts, topics include: Lighting chapters cover perceptions, lamps, luminaries, and design examples. Electrical chapters explain the energy form that lights, heats, cools, and powers buildings. Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning chapters show how to calculate heating/cooling costs for home/office, determine the size of air distribution components, and how to consider HVAC options and zoning for home/office. Water and plumbing chapters introduces water demand for buildings, plumbing systems for buildings, methods of site waterscape, and plumbing fixtures and components. For architects, constructors, managers, occupants, and owners who wish to refine and improve their understanding of efficiency in building operation.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings

Author: Richard R. Janis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134701189
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For courses in architectural drafting and design, and electrical and mechanical systems design. Complete guide to designing modern mechanical and electrical systems Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings illuminates the modern realities of planning and constructing buildings with efficient, sustainable mechanical and electrical systems. This complete guide serves as a text and a reference for students and professionals interested in an interactive, multidisciplinary approach to the building process, which is necessary for sustainable design. Responding to continual advancements in the field, the 6th edition incorporates new developments in all its major disciplines, including electrical, lighting, telecommunications, plumbing, and HVAC.

Building Technology

Author: Benjamin Stein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471593195
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The complete guide to building technology This comprehensive guide provides complete coverage of every aspect of the building technologist′s profession. It details design and installation procedures, describes all relevant equipment and hardware, and illustrates the preparation of working drawings and construction details that meet project specifications, code requirements, and industry standards. The author establishes procedures for professional field inspections and equipment operations tests, provides real–world examples from both residential and nonresidential construction projects, and makes specific references to code compliance throughout the text. This new edition incorporates changes in building codes, advances in materials and design techniques, and the emergence of computer–aided design (CAD), while retaining the logical structure and helpful special features of the first edition. More than 1,100 drawings, tables, and photographs complement and illustrate discussions in the text. Topics covered include: ∗ Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems– equipment and design ∗ Plumbing systems– equipment and design ∗ Electrical and lighting systems– equipment and design ∗ Testing, adjusting, and balancing procedures for all building systems ∗ Every aspect of the building technologist′s profession, from the creation of working drawings through on–site supervision and systems maintenance Extensive appendices include conversion factors; duct design data; test report forms for use in field work; design forms and schedules for electrical, HVAC, and plumbing work; and more.

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture Engineering and Construction

Author: Joseph B. Wujek
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 013300290X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings. Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by over 320 illustrations and 500 photographs. It includes new chapters on emerging sustainability (green) technologies and building science. It presents material that can provide the future architect, architectural engineer, and architectural engineering technician with a basic working-level knowledge of principles and practices. This book is written specifically for those interested in building heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and piping (water supply and sanitary drainage), storm drainage, illumination, electrical power distribution, building telecommunications, acoustics and acoustical control, vertical/horizontal transportation and conveying, fire protection and suppression, and building renewable energy and energy conservation systems.

Energy Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings

Author: Moncef Krarti
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 148225834X
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Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings offers a systematic and practical analysis and design approaches for electrical distribution and utilization systems in buildings. In addition to meeting the minimal safety requirements set by the National Electrical Code (NEC), the design approach consider the life-cycle cost analysis of designing energy efficient electrical distribution systems as well as integrating renewable energy technologies into both residential and commercial buildings. The book first provides a general overview of basic power systems commonly available in buildings. Then, detailed discussions of various components of typical building electrical distribution system are outlined through several chapters including transformers, protection devices, conductors and conduits, power and lighting panels, and motor control centers. The book includes several illustrations and numerous examples and analysis exercises are included, along with detailed design examples.

Electrical Design Guide for Commercial Buildings

Author: William H. Clark
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070119918
Format: PDF, ePub
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With this authoritative, easy-to-follow guide, you can design and specify electrical systems for virtually any commercial building easily, efficiently, and accurately. You'll be able to submit lower bids, foster greater client satisfaction, and encounter fewer problems during construction. Electrical Design Guide for Commercial Buildings shows you step by step how to organize, layout and circuit, and complete the design of electrical power and telephone/communications systems for commercial and industrial buildings. This handy guide gives you all the information and tables you need within a comprehensive step-by-step map of the entire design process. You also get a rich assortment of schematics, sample details, typical floor plans, and model documents, the 10 most-used NEC tables, pro-level tips on energy conservation and cost cutting, and help withÑand even source code forÑfrequently used computer applications. Whether pro or novice, you'll find the key to better, faster, and cheaper electrical design for commercial buildings inside this book.

Electrical Design of Commercial and Industrial Buildings

Author: John Hauck
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449663249
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A Hands-On Approach to Electrical Design Electrical Design of Commercial and Industrial Buildings teaches students the critical components of electrical design through an integrated approach that combines fundamental theory with hands-on practice. By taking an applied-learning approach to instruction, this text explains electrical principles, design criteria, codes, and other key elements of the design process, then guides students through each step as they create their own electrical design plans. A companion Student Resource CD-ROM accompanies the printed textbook with sample plans - accompanied by example equipment lists, lighting fixture schedules, and calculation templates - provides students with a comprehensive framework for experiential learning. As an integrated learning tool, Electrical Design of Commercial and Industrial Buildings is both an essential teaching guide for electrical design instructors and an enduring reference book for students and professionals.

Heating Cooling Lighting

Author: Norbert Lechner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111858242X
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Sustainable environmental control through building design Heating, Cooling, and Lighting is the industry standard text on environmental control systems with the emphasis on sustainable design. By detailing the many factors that contribute to the comfort in a building, this book helps architects minimize mechanical systems and energy usage over the life of the building by siting, building design, and landscaping to maximize natural heating, cooling, and lighting. This new fourth edition includes new information on integrated design strategies and designing for the Tropics. Resources include helpful case studies, checklists, diagrams, and a companion website featuring additional cases, an image bank, and instructor materials. Designing buildings that require less energy to heat, cool, and light means allowing the natural energy of the sun and wind to reduce the burden on the mechanical and electrical systems. Basic design decisions regarding size, orientation, and form have a great impact on the sustainability, cost, and comfort of a building. Heating, Cooling, and Lighting provides detailed guidance for each phase of a design project. Readers will: Understand the concept of sustainability as applied to energy sources Review the basic principles of thermal comfort, and the critical role of climate Learn the fundamentals of solar responsive design, including active and passive solar systems as well as photovoltaics Discover how siting, architectural design, and landscaping can reduce the requirements for mechanical and electrical systems In sustainable design, mechanical, and electrical systems should be used to only accomplish what the architect could not by the design of the building itself. With this in mind, designers require a comprehensive understanding of both the properties of energy and the human factors involved in thermal comfort. Heating, Cooling, and Lighting is the complete, industry-leading resource for designers interested in sustainable environmental control.