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Industrial Motor Control

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ISBN-10: 1401838022

ISBN-13: 9781401838027

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen L. Herman

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A comprehensive and reader-friendly text, Industrial Motor Control, 5E contains crucial, up-to-date information on basic relay control systems, programmable logic controllers, and solid state devices commonly found in an industrial setting. It presents easy-to-follow instructions and the essential information for controlling industrial motors, along with commonly used devices in contemporary industrial settings. Coverage is comprehensive in scope, successfully bridging the gap between industrial maintenance and instrumentation. Readers will gain a fundamental understanding of the operation of variable frequency drives, solid state relays, and other applications that employ electronic devices.
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Book details

List price: $160.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/24/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.036
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.

General Principles of Electric Motor Control
Semiconductors
The PN Junction
The Zener Diode
The Transistor
The Unijunction Transistor
The SCR:
the Diac
the Triac
the 555 Timer
the Operational Amplifier
Fractional and Integral Horsepower Manual Motor Starters
Magnetic Line Voltage Starters
Push Buttons and Control Stations
Relays and Contractors
The Solid-State Relay
Timing Relays
Pressure Switches and Regulators
Float Switches
Flow Switches and Sensors
Limit Switches
Phase Failure Relays
Solenoid and Motor Operated Valves
Temperature Sensing Devices
Hall Effect Sensors
Proximity Detectors
Photodetectors
The Control Transformer
Basic Control Circuits
Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
Timed Starting for Three Motors (Circuit #1)
Float Switch Control of a Pump and Pilot Lights (Circuit #3)
Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #1)
Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #2)
Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #3)
Installing Control Systems
Hand-Off Automatic Controls
Multiple Push-button Stations
Interlocking Methods for Reversing Control
Sequence Control
Jogging (Inching) Control Circuits
Plugging
DC Motors
Across the line Starting
Definite Time Starting Control
Solid-State DC Motor Controls
Stepping Motors
The Motor and Starting Methods
Primary Resistor-type Starters
Autotransformer Starters
Automatic Starters for Star-Delta Motors
Consequent Pole Motor Controllers
Wound rotor Motors and Manual Speed Control
Automatic Acceleration for Wound Rotor Motors
Synchronous Motor Operation
Synchronous Automatic Motor Starter
Variable Speed AC Motor Control
Magnetic Clutch and Magnetic Drive
Motor Installation
Direct Drives and Pulley Drives
Developing Control Circuits
Digital Logic
The bounceless Switch
Start-Stop Push-button Control
Programmable Controllers
Programming a PLC
Analog Sensing for Programmable Controllers