Frank R. Dagostino, Joseph B. Wujek
Pearson; 5th edition
The ebook Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture; Engineering and Construction 5th Edition (in PDF) 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 500 photographs and 320 illustrations. It includes new chapters on emerging sustainability (green) technologies and building science. It presents material that can provide the future architectural engineer; architect; and architectural engineering technician with a basic working-level knowledge of current practices and principles. This ebook is written specifically for those interested in building heating; ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC); storm drainage; plumbing and piping (water supply and sanitary drainage); electrical power distribution; illumination; building telecommunications; vertical/horizontal transportation and conveying; fire protection and suppression; acoustics and acoustical control; and building renewable energy and energy conservation systems.