Electric Motor Control

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Cengage Learning, Aug 21, 2009 - Technology - 400 pages
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With a highly practical approach, ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, 9E provides a useful and effective tool for anyone who will install, monitor, and/or maintain motor controls. The book begins by introducing the simplest of equipment and then builds upon this knowledge, step-by-step, enabling readers to learn how to draw and interpret motor control schematic diagrams. Subsequent units provide useful information on motor control components and how they are connected to form complete control circuits.
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Contents

Introduction
1
Circuit Layout Connections and Symbols
49
Control Pilot Devices
79
Basic Control Circuits
147
AC Reduced Voltage Starters
191
ThreePhase Multispeed Controllers
231
Wound Rotor Slip Ring Motor Controllers
253
Synchronous Motor Controls
279
Methods of Deceleration
333
Motor Drives
361
Troubleshooting
413
Motor Types and Line Diagrams
441
Power Supplies
443
Glossary
445
Index
453
Copyright

DirectCurrent Controllers
303

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Stephen L. Herman is a retired electrician and teacher with more than 30 years of experience to his credit. A seasoned, best-selling author, his reader-friendly textbooks on electricity and mathematics are popular with students, instructors and professionals. For two decades Mr. Herman served as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. In addition to this helpful lab manual, he has written numerous books to help readers master electricity, including Delmar's STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.