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Table of Contents 2020 ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Systems and Equipment

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Description of 2020 ASHRAE Handbook—HVAC Systems and Equipment


Contributors

ASHRAE Technical Committees, Task Groups, and Technical Resource Groups

ASHRAE Research: Improving the Quality of Life

Preface

AIR-CONDITIONING AND HEATING SYSTEMS

  1. HVAC System Analysis and Selection (TC 9.1, Large Building Air-Conditioning Systems)
  2. Decentralized Cooling and Heating (TC 9.1)
  3. Central Cooling and Heating Plants (TC 9.1)
  4. Air Handling and Distribution (TC 9.1)
  5. In-Room Terminal Systems (TC 9.1)
  6. Radiant Heating and Cooling (TC 6.5, Radiant Heating and Cooling)
  7. Combined Heat and Power Systems (TC 1.10, Cogeneration Systems)
  8. Combustion Turbine Inlet Cooling (TC 1.10)
  9. Applied Heat Pump and Heat Recovery Systems
    (TC 6.8, Geothermal Heat Pump and Energy Recovery Applications)
  10. Small Forced-Air Heating and Cooling Systems
    (TC 6.3, Central Forced Air Heating and Cooling Systems)
  11. Steam Systems (TC 6.1, Hydronic and Steam Equipment and Systems)
  12. District Heating and Cooling (TC 6.2, District Energy)
  13. Hydronic Heating and Cooling (TC 6.1)
  14. Condenser Water Systems (TC 6.1)
  15. Medium- and High-Temperature Water Heating (TC 6.1)
  16. Infrared Radiant Heating (TC 6.5)
  17. Ultraviolet Lamp Systems (TC 2.9, Ultraviolet Air and Surface Treatment)
  18. Variable Refrigerant Flow (TC 8.7, Variable Refrigerant Flow [VRF])

AIR-HANDLING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

  1. Duct Construction (TC 5.2, Duct Design)
  2. Room Air Distribution Equipment (TC 5.3, Room Air Distribution)
  3. Fans (TC 5.1, Fans)
  4. Humidifiers (TC 5.11, Humidifying Equipment)
  5. Air-Cooling and Dehumidifying Coils (TC 8.4, Air-to-Refrigerant Heat Transfer Equipment)
  6. Desiccant Dehumidification and Pressure-Drying Equipment
    (TC 8.12, Desiccant Dehumidification Equipment and Components)
  7. Mechanical Dehumidifiers and Related Components
    (TC 8.10, Mechanical Dehumidification Equipment and Heat Pipes)
  8. Air-to-Air Energy Recovery Equipment (TC 5.5, Air-to-Air Energy Recovery)
  9. Air-Heating Coils (TC 8.4)
  10. Unit Ventilators, Unit Heaters, and Makeup Air Units
    (TC 6.1 and TC 5.8, Industrial Ventilation)
  11. Air Cleaners for Particulate Contaminants (TC 2.4, Particulate Air Contaminants and
    Particulate Contaminant Removal Equipment)
  12. Industrial Gas Cleaning and Air Pollution Control
    (TC 5.4, Industrial Process Air Cleaning [Air Pollution Control])

HEATING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

  1. Automatic Fuel-Burning Systems (TC 6.10, Fuels and Combustion)
  2. Boilers (TC 6.1)
  3. Furnaces (TC 6.3)
  4. Residential In-Space Heating Equipment (TC 6.5)
  5. Chimney, Vent, and Fireplace Systems (TC 6.10)
  6. Hydronic Heat-Distributing Units and Radiators (TC 6.1)
  7. Solar Energy Equipment (TC 6.7, Solar Energy Utilization)

COOLING EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS

  1. Compressors (TC 8.1, Positive Displacement Compressors, and TC 8.2, Centrifugal Machines)
  2. Condensers (TC 8.4, TC 8.5, Liquid-to-Refrigerant Heat Exchangers, and
    TC 8.6, Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers)
  3. Cooling Towers (TC 8.6)
  4. Evaporative Air-Cooling Equipment (TC 5.7, Evaporative Cooling)
  5. Liquid Coolers (TC 8.5)
  6. Liquid-Chilling Systems (TC 8.1 and TC 8.2)

GENERAL COMPONENTS

  1. Centrifugal Pumps (TC 6.1)
  2. Motors, Motor Controls, and Variable-Frequency Drives
    (TC 1.11, Electric Motors and Motor Control)
  3. Valves (TC 6.1)
  4. Heat Exchangers (TC 6.1)

PACKAGED, UNITARY, AND SPLIT-SYSTEM EQUIPMENT

  1. Unitary Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (TC 8.11, Unitary and Room Air Conditioners
    and Heat Pumps)
  2. Room Air Conditioners and Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (TC 8.11)

GENERAL

  1. Thermal Storage (TC 6.9, Thermal Storage)
  2. Codes and Standards

Additions and Corrections

Index
Composite index to the 2017 Fundamentals, 2018 Refrigeration, 2019 HVAC Applications, and 2020 HVAC Systems and Equipment volumes

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