psychrometry


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psychrometry

[sī′käm·ə·trē]
(engineering)
The science and techniques associated with measurements of the water vapor content of the air or other gases.

psychrometry

The study of moist air.
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The Third Edition of the Standard and Reference Guide has been updated and now includes sections covering building and material science; psychrometry and the science of drying; limitations, complexities, and conflicts; structural restoration; HVAC; contents evaluation restoration and remediation; and catastrophic restoration.
Nowhere in the chapter on carbon assimilation is there a review of gas exchange systems, and no mention is made of heat pulse sensors or thermocouple psychrometry in the water relations chapter.
The IAQ manager should have at least a basic understanding of psychrometry and should be familiar with the psychrometric chart.
Today, the company uses high-tech procedures like ionization, ultrasonics and freeze-drying plus restorative drying using the science of psychrometry.
It continues with a section on psychrometry, temperature, RH, specific humidity, dew point, and vapor pressure.
Insurers and consumers may benefit from hiring professionals who understand the use of psychrometry, the scientific standard for the monitoring and control of water damage.
He presents chapters on the vapor compression cycle; refrigerants; compressors; evaporators and condensers; controls and accessories; controls and accessories; psychrometry and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) processes; cooling and heating load calculations; HVAC systems and components; absorption systems, multi-pressure systems, and low-temperature systems; and operations and maintenance.