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Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (5th Edition)

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (5th Edition)

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (5th Edition)
By Frank R. Dagostino, Joseph B. Wujek

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Book Description

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.


Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #110411 in Books
  • Brand: Dagostino, Frank R./ Wujek, Joseph B.
  • Published on: 2009-04-25
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 11.00" h x 2.10" w x 8.50" l, 4.50 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 960 pages

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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.


Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Informative book
By Marta E Merlo
Good summary of mechanical systems for a person with little background. I highly recommend doing this book!

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5Five Stars
By Terry A. MacKay
Excellent reference for builders

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Glad I purchased the book through Amazon and I will ...
By Vicki woods
It was a very informative book and I referred back to it quite often during the class. Glad I purchased the book through Amazon and I will continue to do so.

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