Packed with high-quality photos and illustrations, DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, 6e combines comprehensive coverage of basic electrical theory with practical how to information that prepares readers for real-world practice. Its clear presentation uses schematics and large illustrations to bring concepts to life, while examples throughout demonstrate how to do common tasks electricians perform. Succinct units covering one or two topics make the book easy to digest. The Sixth Edition is updated to the 2014 NEC and includes new coverage of AC servo motors, AC torque motors, motor nameplate data, RL time constants, AC waveforms, and more. An interactive online course mode called Mindtap that includes the entire text, multi-media assets, customization and social media options will be available Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Mastering the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical installation or industrial maintenance fields, and this new fifth edition of DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY delivers! Designed to train aspiring electricians, this text blends concepts relating to electrical theory and principles with practical 'how to' information that prepares students for situations commonly encountered on the job. Topics span all the major aspects of the electrical field including atomic structure and basic electricity, direct and alternating current, basic circuit theory, three-phase circuits, single phase, transformers, generators, and motors. This revision retains all the hallmarks of our market-leading prior editions and includes enhancements such as updates to the 2011 NEC, a CourseMate homework lab option, and a new chapter on industry orientation as well as tips on energy efficiency throughout the tex. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Understanding the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical field specifically in industrial maintenance and installation, and this newly revised, full color text delivers! Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity, Fourth Edition trains aspiring electricians by blending concepts relating to electrical theory with practical ’how to’ information that prepares readers for situations commonly encountered on the job. This revision retains all the hallmarks of our market-leading prior editions, but displays enhancements such as more practical application problems. Topics span the major aspects of the electrical field including direct and alternating current circuits, basic theory, transformers, generators, and motors. This new edition has been organized so that all relevant information is located within a given chapter which allows for flexibility to access and cover topics in any order making this text an indispensable resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Electrical Wiring: Residential, Seventh Canadian Edition, will prove a valuable resource to instructors and students alike. It includes 2015 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I references and wiring techniques. Each chapter is a complete lesson ending with review questions to summarize the material covered. The chapters are sequenced to introduce the student to basic principles and wiring practices, and progress to more advanced areas of residential electrical wiring. The text guides students through the working drawings for a residential electrical installation, the proper wiring of receptacles, and the minimum required number of lighting and power branch circuits. Key topics include: calculating conductor sizes, calculating voltage drop, sizing services, connecting electrical appliances, grounding and bonding equipment, and installing recessed fixtures. These are critical skills that can make the difference between an installation that ?meets code? and one that is exceptional.
Based on Delmar's bestselling Standard Textbook of Electricity, this new text provides expanded transformer coverage not found in any other text. It goes beyond traditional theory and design to include numerous practical applications, and laboratory experiments using standard control transformers and incandescent lamps. All transformer information is presented in accordance with the National Electrical Code requirements.
Now today’s readers can master the hands-on electrical skills needed for professional success with THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, 4E by best-selling author Stephen Herman. No matter what electrical theory book readers are using, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY offers the perfect fit with a logical progression of topicsand meaningful, cost-effective experiments. Updated lab activities throughout this edition now incorporate the use of wirewound resistors rather than incandescent lamps. Learners explore all aspects of electrical concepts -- from basic electricity through AC theory, transformers, and motor controls. Each lab offers a clear explanation of the circuits to be connected, examples of the calculations to complete the exercise, and step-by-step procedures for conducting the experiment. Trust THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, 4E as a stand-alone resource or ideal supplement (e.g., to the Delmar Standard Textbook of Electricity) for the mastery of hands-on electrical skills today’s readers need. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Packed with real-world examples, vivid illustrations, and the latest developments from the field, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, 5th EDITION is ideal for current and future service technicians in air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and facilities management--and anyone else who needs a practical knowledge of electricity. Extremely reader-friendly, the book begins with an overview of basic electricity concepts--rather than complex mathematical calculations. From here, you proceed directly to must-know information, including how to determine wire sizes and make a variety of common switch connections. Different types of electrical power panels are also examined in detail. Discussion of general wiring practices and circuit protectors, as well as an introduction to transformers and three-phase and single-phase motors, round out the comprehensive coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
REA?s Electric Circuits Problem Solver Each Problem Solver is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chock-full of clear, concise problem-solving gems. Answers to all of your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of the most trusted names in reference solution guides. More useful, more practical, and more informative, these study aids are the best review books and textbook companions available. They're perfect for undergraduate and graduate studies. This highly useful reference is the finest overview of electric circuits currently available, with hundreds of electric circuits problems that cover everything from resistive inductors and capacitors to three-phase circuits and state equations. Each problem is clearly solved with step-by-step detailed solutions.
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROL 7E is an integral part of any electrician training. Comprehensive and up to date, this book provides crucial information on basic relay control systems, programmable logic controllers, and solid state devices commonly found in an industrial setting. Written by a highly qualified and respected author, you will find easy-to-follow instructions and essential information on controlling industrial motors and commonly used devices in contemporary industry. INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROL 7E successfully bridges the gap between industrial maintenance and instrumentation, giving you a fundamental understanding of the operation of variable frequency drives, solid state relays, and other applications that employ electronic devices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
ELECTRICAL MATERIALS 2E is the essential resource for success in electrical program courses. Whether learning theory, wiring, fastening systems, or conductors, this textbook covers all of the materials students will encounter in each course. Each topic is clearly explained with numerous high-quality photographs illustrating each piece of material. And, because it's written in an outline format, it's an easy-to-use reference tool that comes in handy time and time again. Whether the job is industrial, commercial, or residential, ELECTRICAL MATERIALS 2E enables students to identify materials quickly and easily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E, an industrial standard for over thirty years, has been updated to provide your students with the most current information available on the essentials of alternating current. The topics in this book are arranged to build your student's knowledge, progressing from basic principles such as the differences between peak, rms, and average values to more complex coverage of circuits containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance. This edition of ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers and contains improved graphics that will assist your students in understanding state-of-the-art concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, 9E will give your students the math skills they need to succeed in the electrical trade. It introduces them to the important math principles through problems designed for the electrical profession and offers them an excellent opportunity to develop and practice problem-solving skills while at the same time providing a valuable review of electrical terminology. This new edition uses the same straightforward writing style and simple, step-by-step explanations that made previous editions so reader-friendly. It minimizes theory and emphasizes problem-solving techniques and practice problems. This new edition also includes updated illustrations and information for a better learning experience than ever before! The book begins with basic arithmetic and then, once these basic topics have been mastered, progresses to algebra and concludes with trigonometry. Practical problems with real-world scenarios from the electrical field are used throughout, allowing your students to apply key mathematical concepts while developing an awareness of basic electrical terms and practices. This is the perfect resource for students entering the electrical industry, or those simply looking to brush up on the necessary math. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
John Cadick,Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer,Dennis Neitzel
Author: John Cadick,Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer,Dennis Neitzel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Technology & Engineering
This is an accident-avoiding prescription for electricians, safety managers, and inspectors, and engineers dealing with electricity any voltage level. Presenting crucial protective safety strategies for industrial and commercial systems, the Handbook references all major safety codes (OSHA, NEC, NESC, and NFPA) where appropriate, creating a unique, one-stop compliance manual for any company’s electrical safety training and reference needs.
Using a real-world systems approach to learning motor control devices, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 3e teaches you to install, troubleshoot, and test electrical motors like the pros! Starting with basic control circuits and components, this book covers all must-know applications and procedures -- from safety and development to operations and problem solving. Preparing you for a career as an industrial electrician, it provides a strong foundation in basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now in its sixth edition, ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry. Prior knowledge of electricity is not required as this book begins with discussion of essential basic electricity and electrical circuits concepts. Numerous schematic diagrams and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures are included to acquaint readers with all of the different types of circuits commonly encountered in the HVAC-R field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, 7e was written specifically for the electrician working in an industrial environment confronted with power electronic equipment, such as variable frequency drives, rectifiers, DC drives, and other equipment dependent on electronic components. It offers comprehensive coverage of electronic components common to industry, explaining how they work, how to use them, and how to test them. The Seventh Edition includes up-to-date graphics, detailed examples, and expanded coverage of such key topics as light emitting diodes and spike and surge suppression. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.