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Vehicle subsystems are understandably never given the discourse (research) needed to allow the engineer to have a complete understanding of how such technology evolves. The subject of air-conditioning (A/C) is certainly a victim of such negligence within the UK. Textbooks exist for the US market, which contain contributions from US manufacturers like GM, but little literature exists which provides comprehensive coverage for Europe.

 This problem, combined with the global political pressure on manufacturers to reduce the emission of harmful refrigerant gases (R134a), is providing a catalyst for changes to A/C technology. Research into alternative refrigerants like CO 2 and alternative A/C systems has been ongoing for a number of years.

 The motor vehicle industry resists such radical moves and wants more of a progressive phasing out of R134a, giving more of a lead time for the replacement technology to be introduced.

 It is certainly accurate to predict that during the next couple of years A/C technology, which includes systems and procedures and possibly certification to technicians, will radically change.

 This book is born out of the current debate between politics and industry and hopes to provide the reader with a thorough up-to-date knowledge of current A/C systems, refrigerants and the new possible replacement systems like CO2 .

The book is primarily technologyfocused, providing additional chapters on legislation and the environment. The book also has an unprecedentedamount of electronic coverage with some of the very latest sensors and actuators, OBD and EOBD, test procedures using meters, scanners and oscilloscopes and additional information on how to read European wiring diagrams.

 This information is then applied to three practical case studies based on European manufacturers. It is imperative that A/C engineers have the fundamental understanding of automotive electronic control to enable them to successfully work within the field of automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC). 

This book gives that level of coverage providing the reader with a holistic understanding of the climate control system. I hope you enjoy reading this book as much as I enjoyed writing it.