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Understanding Motor Controls

ISBN-10: 111113541X
ISBN-13: 9781111135416
Edition: 2nd 2013
List price: $173.95
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Description: Your students will be able to install, troubleshoot, and test electrical motors like the pros! UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 2ND Edition uses a real-world systems approach to learning motor control devices. Starting with basic control circuits and  More...

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Book details

List price: $173.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/3/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.608
Language: English

Your students will be able to install, troubleshoot, and test electrical motors like the pros! UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 2ND Edition uses a real-world systems approach to learning motor control devices. Starting with basic control circuits and components, this book covers all must-know applications and procedures to ensure reader success in the more complex topics. From development and installation to testing and troubleshooting, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 2ND Edition prepares future industrial electricians with a solid foundation in basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more.

Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and a teacher for more than thirty years, and he is the author of numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Mr. Herman retired as a lead instructor for electrical technology curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he served for twenty years and received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas, establish an electrical curriculum.

Preface
Safety
Basic Control Circuits and Components
General Principles of Motor Control
Symbols and Schematic Diagrams
Manual Starters
Overload Relays
Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters
The Control Transformer
Basic Control Circuits
Start-Stop Pushbutton Control
Multiple Pushbutton Stations
Forward-Reverse Control
Jogging and Inching
Timing Relays
Sequence Control
Sensing Devices
Pressure Switches and Sensors
Float Switches and Liquid Level Sensors
Flow Switches
Limit Switches
Temperature Sensing Devices
Hall Effect Sensors
Proximity Detectors
Photodetectors
Reading Large Schematic Diagrams
Installing Control Systems
Starting and Braking Methods
Across-the-Line Starting
Resistor and Reactor Starting for AC Motors
Autotransformer Starting
Wye-Delta Starting
Part Winding Starting
Direct Current Motors
Single-Phase Motors
Braking
Wound Rotor, Synchronous, and Consequent Pole Motors
Wound Rotor Motors
Synchronous Motors
Consequent Pole Motors
Variable Speed Drives
Variable Voltage and Magnetic Clutches
Solid State DC Motor Controls
Variable Frequency Control
Motor Installation
Motor Installation
Programmable Logic Controllers
Programmable Logic Controllers
Programming a PLC
Analog Sensing for Programmable Logic Controllers
Developing Control Circuits and Troubleshooting
Developing Control Circuits
Troubleshooting
Laboratory Exercises
Appendix
Glossary

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