Updated and expanded, this core textbook introduces the range of building services found within modern buildings. In this fifth edition coverage has been broadened as a response to the trend towards low energy mechanical services systems for the heating and cooling of buildings. New chapters have been included on mechanical transportation and on understanding units. Now accompanied by a new instructor's resource, it is extensively illustrated with fully worked examples of all numerical problems and student-centred problems, complemented by full answers. Suitable for distance learning and with a broad international applicability, Building Services Engineering provides for the higher education of building industry professionals, whether on higher certificate, higher diploma, undergraduate courses or graduate level conversion courses, across the building technology, architectural, surveying and services engineering disciplines.
Table of Contents
1. Built Environment 2. Energy Economics 3. Heat Loss Calculations 4. Heating 5. Ventilation and Air Conditioning 6. Hot-and Cold-Water Supplies 7. Soil and Waste Systems 8. Surface-Water Drainage 9. Below-Ground Drainage 10. Condensation in Buildings 11. Lighting 12. Gas 13. Electrical Installations 14. Room Acoustics 15. Fire Protection 16. Plant and Service Areas 17. Mechanical Transportation 18. Question Bank 19. Understanding Units
David V. Chadderton continues to teach and examine in Victoria, Australia. Formerly a principal lecturer in building services engineering at Southampton Institute of Higher Education, now Southampton Solent University, a senior lecturer at Oxford Polytechnic, now Oxford Brookes University, self-employed energy auditor, and an energy performance contracting engineer in Melbourne, he is now retired from commercial work.