9781111646691

Electricity 1 Devices, Circuits, and Materials

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    9781111646691

  • ISBN10:

    1111646694

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2012
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Designed to help you learn fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical applications, this trusted book provides a solid foundation in electron theory and movement, direct-current series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, voltage line drops, rotating machinery fundamentals, and more. ELECTRICITY 1: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, maintains the user-friendly style and proven approach that are so effective, all while incorporating new material and updates based on the 2011 National Electrical Code. Featuring current industry terminology, photographs of commonly used electrical equipment, and sample problems with solutions, this convenient, affordable book is an ideal choice for anyone interested in mastering basic electricity, house wiring, or commercial installations.

Author Biography

Thomas Kubala, Ed.D, received his A.A5. in electrical technology from Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York, his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and his M.S. in vocational technical education from the State University of New York at Oswego. He earned his doctoral degree in education from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Kubala was a full-time faculty member at two community colleges and a department head supervising a vocational-technical program. In addition to his extensive background in technology education, Dr. Kubala's career includes industrial experience with responsibilities in the fields of aerodynamics and electrical drafting, design, testing, and evaluation.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
Electron Theory and Ohm's Lawp. 7
Series Circuitsp. 17
Parallel Circuitsp. 25
Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 37
Electrical Energy and Powerp. 45
Batteriesp. 53
Electrical Conductors and Wire Sizesp. 65
Voltage Drop Across Conductorsp. 75
Summary Review of Units 1-9p. 83
Magnets and Magnetic Fieldsp. 93
Electromagnetismp. 99
Generation of Electromotive Forcep. 107
Direct-Current Motor Principlesp. 117
Summary Review of Units 11-14p. 123
Typical Bell Circuitsp. 129
Switch Control of Lighting Circuitsp. 137
Wiring Materialsp. 147
Remote Control Systems for Lighting Circuitsp. 171
Summary Review of Units 16-19p. 179
Appendixp. 185
Glossaryp. 187
Indexp. 189
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