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Frank Petruzella’s Electricity for the Trades, Second Edition, sets a new standard for textbooks on electrical training. Frank Petruzella is a tradesman with more than 30 years of experience. This well-illustrated text provides an excellent foundation of electrical and electronic principles. This edition has been modifed to prepare students for specialization in the electrical trades or one of the many related trades that require a special understanding of electrical fundamentals.
Table of Contents
Section 1 Fundametals of Electricity
Chapter 1 Safety
Chapter 2 Atoms and Electricity
Chapter 3 Sources and Characteristics of Electricity
Chapter 4 Electrical Quantities and OHM's Law
Chapter 5 Simple, Series, and Parallel Circuits
Chapter 6 Measuring Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Chapter 7 OHM's Law
Chapter 8 Resistors
Chapter 9 Electricity and Magnetism
Chapter 10 Electric Power and Energy
Section 2 Direct Current (DC) Circuits
Chapter 11 Solving The DC Series Circuit
Chapter 12 Solving The DC Parallel Circuit
Chapter 13 Solving The DC Series-Parallel Circuit
Chapter 14 Network Theorems
Section 3 Alternating Current (AC) Circuits
Chapter 15 Alternating Current Fundamentals
Chapter 16 Inductance and Capacitance
Chapter 17 Resistive, Inductive, Capacitive (RLC) Series Circuits