Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R

ISBN-10: 1435484274

ISBN-13: 9781435484276

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: Stephen L. Herman, Bennie Sparkman

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List price: $248.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
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.

Basic Electricity
A Special Note on Safety
Atomic Structure
Electrical Quantities and Ohm's Law
Measuring Instruments
Electrical Circuits
Electrical Services
Wire Size and Voltage Drop
Control Circuits
Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
Developing Wiring Diagrams
Split-Phase Motors
The Shaded-Pole Induction Motor
Multispeed Motors
Three-Phase Motor Principles
The Squirrel-Cage Induction Motor
The Wound Rotor Induction Motor
The Synchronous Motor
Brushless DC Motors
Isolation Transformers
Current Transformers
Control Components
Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters
The Solid-State Relay
The Control Transformer
Starting Relays
Variable-Speed Motor Control
The Defrost Timer
The Thermostat
Pressure Switches
The Flow Switch
The Humidistat
Fan-Limit Switches
The Oil-Pressure Failure Switch
Solenoid Valves
The Short-Cycle Timer
Methods of Sensing Temperature
Gas Burner Controls
Oil Burner Controls
Troubleshooting Using Control Schematics
Introduction to Troubleshooting
Room Air Conditioners
A Commercial Air Conditioning Unit
Heat-Pump Controls
Packaged Units: Electric Air Conditioning and Gas Heating
Ice Maker And Refrigeration Controls
Household Ice Makers
Commercial Ice Makers
Refrigeration Controls
Solid-State Devices
Resistors and Color Codes
Semiconductor Materials
The PN Junction
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and Photodiodes
The Transistor
The Unijunction Transistor
The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier
The Diac
The Triac
The Operational Amplifier
Solid-State Controls
Programmable Logic Controllers
Programming a PLC
Analog Sensing for Programmable Controllers
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