Understanding Motor Controls

ISBN-10: 1401890164

ISBN-13: 9781401890162

Edition: 2006

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Gain the knowledge that industrial electricians in the field need in order to be successful! The subject of motor controls is one of the major areas of concern for industrial electricians, and this book prepares readers for work in the industry. A ?real-world? systems approach is applied to all aspects of motor control, including basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more. ?Must know? applications, procedures, and operations are stressed throughout. Coverage concludes with a series of practical laboratory exercises to help provide an excellent knowledge base of important installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures.
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Book details

List price: $173.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/4/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

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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