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Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting

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ISBN-10: 0071363599

ISBN-13: 9780071363594

Edition: 2002

Authors: Augie Hand

List price: $63.00
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For those who are involved in keeping an electric motor operational and running efficiently, this book helps them decide whether to repair in place or remove a motor for repair when it breaks down.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

The DC Machine
Basic Electricity as It Applies to Motors
Magnets and the Magnetic Circuits
Ampere Turns
Circuits of the DC Machine
Rules for Generating DC
The Shunt Generator
The Series Generator
The Compound Generator
The DC Arc Welder
Operation of a DC Motor
The Shunt Motor
The Permanent Magnet DC Motor
The Series Motor
The Compound DC Motor
The Armature and Interpoles
The Stabilized Shunt Motor
Speed Control for a Compound DC Motor
Armature Components
Armature Problems
Brush Problems
Neutral Location inthe Stator Armature
Field Testing of the DC Machine
Locating Problems in the DC Machine
Locating Problems in the Shunt Field
Drawing Simple Schematics of a Shunt Field
Locating Problems in the Series Field
Identifying Leads of a Component DC Motor with an Ohmmeter
AC Electric Motor Theory
Basic Terminology
Inductive Reactance
Capacitance and Capacitive Reactance
Oil-Filled Capacitors
Electrolytic Capacitors
Capacitor Test Formula
The Squirrel Cage Rotor
The Single-Phase Motor
Shaded-Pole Motor
Split-Phase Motor
Capacitor Motors
Three-Phase Induction Motor
Components of the Three-Phase Motor
Operation of the Three-Phase Motor
Amperes and Rotor Bar Design
Introduction to Three-Phase Motor Types
Multispeed Motors
Multimode Nine-Lead Three-Phase Motors
Identifying the Triple-Mode, Nine-Lead Three-Phase Motor
Synchronous Motor
Identifying the Three-Phase Induction Motor
Troubleshooting Three-Phase Motors
Dual-Voltage, Nine-Lead Motor's Internal Connections
Identifying Unmarked Leads in a Nine-Lead Three-Phase Motor
Typical Winding Problems
When Motors Overheat
Troubleshooting Less Common Motors
Troubleshooting the Synchronous Motor
Troubleshooting the Two-Speed One-Winding Motor
Troubleshooting Multispeed Multiwinding Motors
Testing Motors in Place
Locating Motor Faults
Bearing Maintenance
Sleeve Bearings
Test Instruments and Services
Instruments for Initial Testing
Instruments for In-Depth Testing and Scheduled Maintenance
Study Questions