Delmar Publishers, 1984 - Electric engineering - 568 pages
This revised, illustrated text offers broad coverage of the basics of electrical theory and is perfect for teaching students who wish to be industrial maintenance technicians. Beginning with the fundamentals of electricity -language, symbols, drawings- the student learns electrical definitions of current, voltage, resistance, and power. Advanced material, including motor controls, instruments and equipment, and basic industrial electronics are thoroughly discussed. The comprehensive text covers Ohm's Law and circuits, rotating machinery, transformers, and lighting. Review material at the end of each chapter is an excellent tool for checking on the student's comprehension and learning.
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