Alternating Current Fundamentals

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E, an industrial standard for over thirty years, is the ideal book to provide readers with the most current information available on the essentials of alternating current. The topics in this book are arranged to build readers' 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 is fully updated, includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers, and contains improved graphics that will assist readers in understanding state-of-the-art concepts.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Alternating Current
Alternating Current Circuits Containing Resistance
Inductance in Alternating Current Circuits
Series Circuits - Resistance and Impedance
Capacitors and RC Time Constants
Capacitors in Alternating Current Circuits
Series Circuits: Resistance, Inductive Reactance and Capacitive Reactance
AC Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Three-Phase Systems
AC Instruments and Meters
Alternating Current Generators
Transformer Connections for Three-Phase Circuits
Special Transformer Applications
Three-Phase Induction Motors
Three-Phase Synchronous Motors
Single-Phase Motors
Control Circuits
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