HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) literature in Japan: A critical review

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Japanese businessmen in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACandR) industry consider the monitoring of technical and market developments in the United States to be a normal part of their business. In contrast, efforts by US businessmen to monitor Japanese HVAC and R developments are poorly developed. To begin to redress this imbalance, this report establishes the groundwork for a more effective system for use in monitoring Japanese HVAC and R literature. Discussions of a review of the principal HVAC and R publications in Japan and descriptions of the type of information contained in each of those publications are ... continued below

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Hane, G.J. February 1, 1988.

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Japanese businessmen in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACandR) industry consider the monitoring of technical and market developments in the United States to be a normal part of their business. In contrast, efforts by US businessmen to monitor Japanese HVAC and R developments are poorly developed. To begin to redress this imbalance, this report establishes the groundwork for a more effective system for use in monitoring Japanese HVAC and R literature. Discussions of a review of the principal HVAC and R publications in Japan and descriptions of the type of information contained in each of those publications are included in this report. Since the Japanese HVAC and R literature is abundant, this report also provides practical suggestions on how a researcher or research manager can limit the monitoring effort to the publications and type of information that would most likely be of greatest value.

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NTIS, PC A07/MF A01; 1.

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  • Other: DE88006146
  • Report No.: PNL-6478
  • Grant Number: AC06-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/5425603 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5425603
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1070074

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Hane, G.J. HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) literature in Japan: A critical review, report, February 1, 1988; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1070074/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.