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Table of Contents 2012 ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Systems and Equipment

Table of Contents
2012 ASHRAE Handbook--HVAC Systems and Equipment

Description of 2012 ASHRAE Handbook

AIR-CONDITIONING AND HEATING SYSTEMS
1.   HVAC System Analysis and Selection
2.   Decentralized Cooling and Heating
3.   Central Cooling and Heating
4.   Air Handling and Distribution
5.   In-Room Terminal Systems
6.   Panel Heating and Cooling
7.   Combined Heat and Power Systems
8.   Combustion Turbine Inlet Cooling
9.   Applied Heat Pump and Heat Recovery Systems
10. Small Forced-Air Heating and Cooling Systems
11. Steam Systems
12. District Heating and Cooling
13. Hydronic Heating and Cooling
14. Condenser Water Systems
15. Medium- and High-Temperature Water Heating
16. Infrared Radiant Heating
17. Ultraviolet Lamp Systems
18. Variable-Refrigerant-Flow Systems

AIR-HANDLING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS
19. Duct Construction
20. Room Air Distribution Equipment
21. Fans
22. Humidifiers
23. Air-Cooling and Dehumidifying Coils
24. Desiccant Dehumidification and Pressure- Drying Equipment
25. Mechanical Dehumidifiers and Related Components
26. Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Equipment
27. Air-Heating Coils
28. Unit Ventilators, Unit Heaters, and Makeup Air Units
29. Air Cleaners for Particulate Contaminants
30. Industrial Gas Cleaning and Air Pollution Control Equipment

HEATING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS
31. Automatic Fuel-Burning Equipment
32. Boilers
33. Furnaces
34. Residential In-Space Heating Equipment
35. Chimney, Vent, and Fireplace Systems
36. Hydronic Heat-Distributing Units and Radiators
37. Solar Energy Equipment

COOLING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS
38. Compressors
39. Condensers
40. Cooling Towers
41. Evaporative Air-Cooling Equipment
42. Liquid Coolers
43. Liquid-Chilling Systems

GENERAL COMPONENTS
44. Centrifugal Pumps
45. Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable-Speed Drives
46. Pipes, Tubes, and Fittings
47. Valves
48. Heat Exchangers

PACKAGED, UNITARY, AND SPLIT-SYSTEM EQUIPMENT
49. Unitary Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps
50. Room Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners

GENERAL
51. Thermal Storage
52. Codes and Standards