Electricity for the Trades

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/11/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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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

Chapter 18 Resistive, Inductive, Capacitive (RLC) Parallel Circuits

Chapter 19 Transformers

Section 4 Electrical Installation and Maintenance

Chapter 20 Circuit Conductors and Wire Sizes

Chapter 21 Fuses and Circuit Breakers

Chapter 22 Relays

Chapter 23 Lighting Equipment

Chapter 24 AC Motors

Chapter 25 Electric Controls

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