Aircraft Electrical Systems / Edition 3

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Overview

The third edition of this established text continues to provide up-to-date information on the operating principles and applications of the systems and equipment used in aircraft for the generation, distribution and utilisation of electrical power.The fundamental principles of electricity are reviewed, and systems and equipment used in a wise range of aircraft currently in service are dealt with. The text is supported by numerous diagrams, photographs and useful appendices. Examination-type test question are included at the end of the book. Intended as a course book for students wishing to obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer¿s License (as issued by the UK Civil Aviation Authority and Authorities in other countries around the world), this book will also serve as a reference or ¿refresher¿ for experienced licensed engineers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582988194
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Direct Current Power Supplies
2. Alternating Current Power Supplies
3. Power Conversion Equipment
4. External and Auxiliary Power supplies
5. Power Distribution
6. Circuit Controlling Devices
7. Circuit Protection Devices and Systems
8. Measuring Instruments and Warning Indication Systems
9. Power Utilization ¿ Motors
10. Power Utilization ¿ Systems
11. Electrical Diagrams and Identification Schemes
Appendices
1. Electrical and Magnetic Quantities, Definitions and Units
2. Ohm¿s Law
3. Power in A.C. Circuits
4. Connection of Capacitors and Inductors
5. Fundamental A.C. Circuits and Formulae
6. Conversion Factors
7. Power Generation System Applications
8. Electrical Diagram Symbols
9. Representative Aircraft Ice and Rain Protection Systems
10. Abbreviations and Acronyms associated with Electrical Systems.
11. Logic Gates and Truth Tables
Exercises
Solutions to Exercises
Index

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