psychrometry


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Related to psychrometry: relative humidity, Psychrometric chart, Dry Bulb Temperature

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 IAQ manager should have at least a basic understanding of psychrometry and should be familiar with the psychrometric chart.
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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.