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American Electricians' Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0071377352

ISBN-13: 9780071377355

Edition: 14th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Wilford I. Summers, Terrell Croft

List price: $94.00
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* Since 1913, the single source blockbuster for all essential information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment * Includes advancements in fiber optic cables, grounding, arc-fault circuit interrupter devices, and transient voltage surge suppressors * Complete with the latest updates on National Electrical Code, National Safety Code, and NEMA motor and generator standards * Features new information on high efficiency motors and electronic control of motors * Provides the latest developments in circuits and circuit calculations, transformers, wiring tables, lamp applications tables, and more
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Book details

List price: $94.00
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/7/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1824
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 4.884
Language: English

Wilford I. Summers is an electrical consultant and former Executive Director of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.Frederic P. Hartwell a working electrician, is President of Hartwell Electrical Services, Inc. He has been certified by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors as a Certified Master Electrical Inspector. Mr. Hartwell is the senior member of NEC CMP 9. He is co-author of McGraw Hill's National Electrical Code Handbook, 27th Edition.

Useful Tables
Conversion Factors
Graphical Electrical Symbols
Principles of Electricity and Magnetism: Units
Measuring, Testing, and InstrumentsHarmonics
Properties and Splicing Of Conductors
Electrical Conducting Wires and Cables
Cable Joints and Terminal Connections
Aluminum-Building-Wire Installation Practices
Termination and Splice Kits
Circuits and Circuit Calculations
Types of Circuits
Electrical Systems
Circuit Calculations
General Electrical Equipment and Batteries
Installation of Switches
Protective Devices
Switchboards and Switchgear
General Wiring Materials and Devices
Power Capacitors
Batteries: General
Primary Batteries
Storage Batteries: General
Lead-Acid Storage Batteries
Nickel-Iron-Alkaline Batteries
Nickel-Cadmium Batteries
Installation of Storage Batteries
General Construction Materials
Construction, Types, and Characteristics
Connections: Polarity
Single-Phase Connectons
Two-Phase Connections
Three-Phase Connections
Connections for Three-Phase Transformers
Parallel Operation
Connections and Applications of Autotransformers
Installation, Care, and Operation
Provisions for Different Types of Transformers
Provisions for Transformer VaultsThe Noise Problem
Pole and Platform Mounting
Saturable-Core Reactor
Solid-State Devices and Circuits
Fundamentals of Electronics
Discrete Solid-State Components
Integrated Circuits
Integrated-Circuit Logic FunctionsMicrocomputers
Electronic Memories
Generators And Motors
Principles, Characteristics and Management of DC Generators (Dynamos)
Principles, Characteristics, and Management of AC Generators (Alternators)
Principles, Characteristics, and Management of Electric Motors
Direct-Current Motors
Alternating-Current Motors
Conversion Equipment
Troubles of AC Motors and Generators: Their Localization and Correction
Care of Motors
Control Equipment for Motors
Motor Drives and Application
Motor Circuits
Control Circuits
Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment
Engine- and Gas-Turbine Generators
Outside Distribution
Pole Lines: General, Construction, and Equipment
Pole-Line Construction
Pole-Line Guying
Underground Wiring
Grounding of Systems
Interior Wiring
Open Wiring On Insulators
Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring
Rigid-Metal-Conduit and Intermediate-Metal-Conduit Wiring
Interior or Aboveground Wiring with Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit
Flexible-Metal-Conduit Wiring
fLiquidtight Flexible-Metal-Conduit Wiring
Metal-Clad–Cable Wiring: Types AC and MC
Surface-Raceway Wiring
Electrical-Metallic-Tubing Wiring
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