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Electrical Studies for Trades

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ISBN-10: 1401897975

ISBN-13: 9781401897970

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen L. Herman

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Electrical Studies for Trades is ideal for current and future service technicians in fields such as air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and facilities management who require practical knowledge of electricity. This book begins with an overview of basic electricity concepts rather than introducing complex mathematical calculations. From this starting point, readers proceed directly to "must-know" information, including how to determine wire sizes and make a variety of common switch connections. Different types of electrical power panels are also examined in detail. Discussion of general wiring practices and circuit protectors, as well as an introduction to transformers and…    
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Book details

List price: $200.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
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.

Atomic Structure
Electrical Quantities, Ohm?s Law, and Resistors
Static Electricity
Magnetism
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Combination Circuits
Measuring Instruments
Alternating Current
Alternating Current Loads
Capacitive Loads
Three-Phase Circuits
Transformers
Electrical Services
General Wiring Practices
Three-Phase Motors
Single-Phase Motors
Schematics and Wiring Diagrams