Industrial Electricity

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 704 pages
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INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 8E will help you teach your students the essentials of electrical theory in a clear, updated, and logical manner that will help them master the fundamentals as they pertain to the field of industrial electricity. Coverage begins with electrical symbols and drawings, current voltage, resistance, and power. Subsequent chapters cover Ohm's Law, series, parallel, combination circuits, and resistive and reactive circuits. Advanced material, including rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs are also thoroughly discussed. In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. This eighth edition contains over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help clarify the fundamentals for your students.
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Contents

Language of Electricity
1
Electrical Fundamentals
18
Electrical Power and Energy
28
Test Equipment
39
Basic Resistive Electrical Circuits
59
Magnets and Magnetism
90
Alternating Current
100
AC Circuits
126
DC Generators
356
DC Motors
394
AC Generators Alternators
416
AC Motors
434
Motor Control Devices and Circuits
460
Basic Industrial Electronics
500
DC Electronic Variable Speed Drives
552
AC Inverter Drives
587

Conductor Types and Sizes
152
Wiring Methods
175
Wiring Applications
227
Transformers
246
Electrical Distribution
312
Lighting
324
Electric Heat
348
Programmable Logic Controllers
623
Appendix A
643
Appendix B
644
Appendix C
645
Glossary
647
Index
659
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Michael E. Brumbach is the retired (after 28 years of service) associate dean of the Industrial and Engineering Technologies Division at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He holds an associate degree in electronics technology. In addition to this book, Mr. Brumbach has authored ELECTRONIC VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES and has co-authored INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE.

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