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Industrial Electricity

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9781435483743

ISBN10:
143548374X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 8E is the ideal book to help electrical students, as well as maintenance technicians, master the fundamentals of electrical theory as they pertain to the field of industrial electricity. This fully updated eighth edition contains advanced information on electrical theory and presents all material in a clear, updated, and logical manner. Coverage begins with electrical symbols and drawings, current voltage, resistance, and power. Subsequent chapters cover Ohm's Law, series, parallel, combination circuits, and resistive and reactive circuits. Advanced material, including rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs are also thoroughly discussed. In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. This eighth edition contains over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help students and maintenance technicians master the fundamentals.

Table of Contents

Language Of Electricity
Objectives
Electrical Symbols
Electrical Drawings
Using the Drawings/Diagrams
Scientific and Engineering Notation
Review Questions
Electrical Fundamentals
Objectives
Structure of Matter
Static Electricity
Electric Current
Current Measurement
Voltage
Voltage Sources
Voltage measurements
Resistance
Ohm's Law
Review Questions
Electrical Power And Energy
Objectives
Work
Power
Energy
Efficiency
Mechanical Transmission of Power
Drives
Sizing Motors
Review Questions
Test Equipment
Objectives
The Digital Multimeter
The Voltage Tester
The Clamp-on Ammeter
The Megohmmeter
The Oscilloscope
Oscilloscope Probes
Making Measurements
Review Questions
Basic Resistive Electrical Circuits
Objectives
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Combination Circuits
Review Questions
Magnets And Magnetism
Objectives
Magnets
Magnetic Fields and Forces
Magnetic Theories
Magnetic Materials
Electromagnetism
Magnetic Circuits and Measurements
Solenoids
Review Questions
Alternating Current
Objectives
Basic AC Theory
Alternating Current and Voltage Values
Advantages and Disadvantages of AC
Electromagnetic Induction
Capacitance
Power in AC Circuits
Three-Phase Systems
Review Questions
AC Circuits
Objectives
Pure Resistive Circuits
AC Series Circuits
AC Parallel Circuits
AC Combination Circuits
Review Questions
Conductor Types And Sizes
Objectives
Units of Measurement
Mil-Foot Wire
Resistivity
Thermal Effect
Insulation and Ampacity of Conductors
Flexible Cords and Cables
Electrical Distribution
Terminal Connections and Splices
Review Questions
Wiring Methods
Objectives
Electrical Codes
Armored and Metal-Clad Cable
Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable
Service-Entrance Cable
Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable
Raceways
Fittings, Conduit Bodies, and Boxes
Fittings
Conduit Bodies
Boxes
Conductor Installation
Review Questions
Wiring Applications
Objectives
Residential Wiring
Commercial and Industrial Wiring
Review Questions
Transformers
Objectives
Transmission Efficiency
Transformer Principle
Losses and Efficiency
Transformer Construction
Control Transformers
Special Transformers
Transformer Connections
Review Questions
Electrical Distribution
Objectives
Primary Distributon Systems
Consumer Distribution Systems
Grounding of Electrical Systems
Grounding of Electrical Equipment
Ground-Fault Protection
Three-Phase Systems
Harmonics
Review Questions
Lighting
Objectives
Lighting Measurements
Inverse Square Law
Light Distribution
Types of Luminaires
Reflection
Glare
Lighting Layout
Color
Types of Lighting Fixtures
Lighting Maintenance
Review Questions
Electric Heat
Objectives
Space heating
Calculations
Heating Equipment
System Controls
Humidity Control
Dielectric Heating
Induction Heating
Resistance Heating
ARC Heating
ARC Heating
Infrared Heat
Review Questions
DC Generators
Objectives
Electromagnetic Induction
Generator Construction
Generator Operation
Generator Voltage
Self-Excited Generator
Separately Excited Generator
Voltage Control Versus Voltage Regulation
Parallel Operation of Generators
Generator Efficiency
Review Questions
DC Motors
Objectives
Basic Motor Operation
Generator Action in a Motor
Commutation
Motor Speed
Types of DC Motors
Motor Maintenance
Review Questions
AC Generators (Alternators)
Objectives
AC Generators Versus DC Generators
Alternator Construction
Alternator Voltage Output
Voltage and Frequency Control
Alternator Characteristics
Paralleling Alternators
Motor-Generator Sets
Rotary Converters (Dynamotors)
Review Questions
AC Motors
Objectives
AC Motor Construction
Three-Phase Motor Theory
Three-Phase Motor Starting and Running Current
Types of Three-Phase Motors
Single-Phase Motors
Starting Single-Phase Motors
Universal Motors
Selection of Single-Phase Motors
Torque Motors
Dual-Voltage Winding
Multispeed Induction Motors
Review Questions
Motor Control Devices And Circuits
Objectives
Motor Control Devices
Operating Methods
Motor Starters
Annunciators
Motor Control Circuits
Multiple Start/Stop Controls
Multiple Motor Starter Control
Sequencial Starting Control
Various Starting Methods
Braking
Review Questions
Basic Industrial Electronics
Objectives
Semiconductors
Rectifiers
Transistors
Field Effect Transistors
Thyristors
The 555 Timer. 555 Circuits
Digital Logic
Replacing Solid-State Devices
Review Questions
DC Electronic Variable Speed Drives
Objectives
DC Drives
Switching Amplifier Field Current Controller
SCR Armature Voltage Controller
Choppers
The Four Quadrants of Motor Operation
Troubleshooting DC Drives
Review Questions
AC (Inverter) Drives
Objectives
Inverter Drives
Flux Vector Drives
Troubleshooting Inverter Drives
The Electrical Supply to the Motor and the Drive
Review Questions
Programmable Logic Controllers
Objectives
PLC Components
I/O Wiring
Programming
Types of Instructions
Review Questions
Glossary
Index
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