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Alternating Current Fundamentals

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ISBN-10: 1111125279

ISBN-13: 9781111125271

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Stephen L. Herman, John R. Duff

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ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E, an industrial standard for over thirty years, is the ideal book to provide readers with the most current information available on the essentials of alternating current. The topics in this book are arranged to build readers' knowledge, progressing from basic principles such as the differences between peak, rms, and average values to more complex coverage of circuits containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance. This edition of ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E is fully updated, includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers, and contains improved graphics that will assist readers in understanding state-of-the-art concepts.
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Book details

List price: $214.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
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.

An Introduction to Alternating Current
Alternating Current Circuits Containing Resistance
Inductance in Alternating Current Circuits
Series Circuits - Resistance and Impedance
Capacitors and RC Time Constants
Capacitors in Alternating Current Circuits
Series Circuits: Resistance, Inductive Reactance and Capacitive Reactance
AC Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Three-Phase Systems
AC Instruments and Meters
Alternating Current Generators
Transformer Connections for Three-Phase Circuits
Special Transformer Applications
Three-Phase Induction Motors
Three-Phase Synchronous Motors
Single-Phase Motors
Control Circuits