Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Author(s): John Tomczyk, Eugene Silberstein, Bill Whitman, Bill Johnson

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 4 years (2016 vs 2012).
  • Originally Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology textbook was published in 1987.
  • New content and topics in the Eighth Ed:
  • WiFi thermostats.
  • Fossil-fuel furnace technologies.
  • Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation sterilization method.
  • Biofuels and blueflame burners.
  • Chapter 9:
    • Hydrocarbon refrigerants, nontoxic refrigerants that have negligible ozone depletion potentials.
    • Hydrofluoroolefin refrigerants, next generation refrigerants which are safe for environment, cost- and energy-effective.
  • Chapter 17: Positive temperature coefficient resistor (PTCR) troubleshooting.
  • Chapter 21: Digital evaporator defrost and efficiency controllers.
  • Chapter 25:
    • Oil pumps for refrigerant compressors
    • Check valve for oil level control and partition wall.
  • Chapter 42: Second-stage electric heat.
  • Chapter 50:
    • Operating in economizer mode.
    • Dry coolers.
8th Edition of
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology
eBook, 1728 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781305856622
Published by: Cengage Learning, January 01, 2016
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Hardcover, 1704 pages
ISBN-10: 1305578295
ISBN-13: 9781305578296
Published by: Delmar Cengage Learning, January 01, 2016
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7th Edition of
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology
Unabridged, 1696 pages
ISBN-10: 1111644470
ISBN-13: 9781111644475
Published by: Cengage Learning, February 24, 2012
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6th Edition of
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology
Print + CD, 1360 pages
ISBN-10: 1428319360
ISBN-13: 9781428319363
Published by: Cengage Learning, February 25, 2008
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