9781418065805

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity

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    9781418065805

  • ISBN10:

    1418065803

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/28/2008
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Atomic Structure
Electrical Quantities and Ohm's Law
Static Electricity
Magnetism
Resistors
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Combination Circuits
Kirchhoff's Law, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems
Measuring Instruments
Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes
Conduction in Liquids and Gases
Batteries and Other Sources of Electricity
Magnetic Induction
Basic Trigonometry and Vectors
Alternating Current
Inductance in Alternating Current Circuits
Resistive-Inductive Series Circuits
Resistive-Inductive Parallel Circuits
Capacitors
Capacitance in Alternating Current Circuits
Resistive-Capacitive Series Circuits
Resistive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits
Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Series Circuits
Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits
Filters
Three-Phase Circuits
Single-Phase Transformers
Three-Phase Transformers
Direct Current Generators
Direct Current Motors
Three-Phase Alternators
Three-Phase Motors
Single-Phase Motors
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