Complete Laboratory Manual for Electricity

ISBN-10: 1401884342

ISBN-13: 9781401884345

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen L. Herman

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The Complete Laboratory Manual for Electricity, 2E is the ultimate preparation resource for any curriculum dedicated to training electricians. From basic electricity through AC theory, transformers, and motor controls, all aspects of a typical electrical curriculum are explored in a single volume. Hands-on experiments that acquaint students with the theory and application of electrical concepts offer valuable experience in constructing a multitude of circuits such as series, parallel, combination, RL series and parallel, RC series and parallel, and RLC series and parallel circuits. Each lab features an explanation of the circuit to be connected, with examples of the calculations necessary to complete the exercise and step-by-step procedures for conducting the experiment. Labs use generic equipment and devices commonly found in most hardware stores and electrical supply houses, and a materials list details the components necessary to perform all of the exercises.
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List price: $109.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
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 Material List Safety
Measuring Instruments and Basic Electricity
Measuring Instruments
Ohm's Law
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Combination Circuits
Resistor Color Code
Basic Switch Connections
Single-pole Switches
3-way Switches
4-way Switches
Alternating Current Loads
Resistive - Inductive Series Circuits
RL Parallel Circuits
Resistive - Capacitive Series Circuits
RC Parallel Circuits
Resistive - Inductive - Capacitive Series Circuits
Resistive - Inductive - Capacitive Parallel Circuits
Power Factor Correction
Transformers and Motors
Transformer Basics
Single Phase Transformer Calculations
Transformer Polarities
Three Phase Circuits
Three Phase Transformers
Three Phase Motors
Motor Controls
Start-Stop Push-Button Controls
Multiple Push-Button Stations
Forward-Reverse Control
Sequence Control
Jogging Controls
On-Delay Timers
Off-Delay Timers
Changing the Logic of an On-Delay timer to an Off-Delay Timer
Designing a Printing Press Circuit
Sequence Starting and Stopping for Three Motors
Hydraulic Press Control Circuit
Design of Two Flashing Lights
Design of three Flashing Lights
Control for Three Pumps
Oil Pressure Pump Circuit for a Compressor
Autotransformer Starter
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