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Electricity Devices, Circuits, and Materials

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ISBN-10: 1401897096

ISBN-13: 9781401897093

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas S. Kubala

List price: $127.95
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Description:

The sequence of topics and practical applications encompassed in this book will provide readers with a solid foundation in electron theory and movement, direct-current series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, voltage line drops, rotating machinery fundamentals, and more! The Eighth Edition has been updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code and features current industry terminology, contemporary photographs of commonly used electrical equipment, and updated circuit diagrams throughout. Sample problems and solutions in each unit help to solidify an understanding of electrical principles, making this an ideal choice for a first course in basic electricity, house wiring, or commercial installations.
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Book details

List price: $127.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Thomas Kubala, Ed.D, received his A.A.S. in electrical technology from Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York, his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and his M.S. in vocational technical education from the State University of New York at Oswego. He earned his doctoral degree in education from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Kubala was a full-time faculty member at two community colleges and a department head supervising a vocational-technical program. In addition to his extensive background in technology education, Dr. Kubala's career includes industrial experience with responsibilities in the fields of aerodynamics and electrical drafting, design, testing, and evaluation.

Introduction
Electron Theory and Ohm+s law
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Electrical Energy and Power
Batteries
Electrical Conductors and Wire Sizes
Voltage Drop Across Conductors
Summary Review of Units 1-9
Magnets and Magnetic Fields
Electromagnetism
Generation of Electromotive Force
Direct-Current Motor Principles
Summary Review of Units 11-14
Typical Bell Circuits
Switch Control of Lighting Circuits
Wiring Materials
Remote Control Systems for Lighting Circuits
Summary Review of Units 16-19