Selected Reading On Heat Transfer

Procedure code:
1575001R
Source:
Preservation Technology Source Book
Division:
Mechanical
Section:
Heat Transfer
Last Modified:
08/10/2016

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This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be referenced for additional information on specific issues relating to this subject.

Articles/Papers

  • Holohan, Dan. "Adventures in Steam Heating." The Old-House Journal, September/October 1991, pp. 50-54
  • ________. "Gravity Hot-Water Heat (Or, What Goes Up Doesn't Necessarily Go Down." The Old-House Journal, May/June 1992, pp. 46-51.
  • Robinson, Jeremy. "Tuning Up a Steam Heating System." The Old House Journal, November 1981, pp. 252-255.
  • Technical Staff, OHJ. "Radiators." The Old-House Journal, September/October 1988, pp. 28-35.

Books

  • Kay, Gersil Newmark. Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Historic Buildings. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1992.
Last Reviewed: 2017-08-13