Audel Electrical Course for Apprentices and Journeymen / Edition 4

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Overview

Spend your study time wisely

As you advance from student to apprentice to journeyman status, you log a lot of study hours. Make the most of those hours with this fully updated, sharply focused self-study course. It contains everything you need to know about electrical theory and applications, clearly defined and logically organized, with illustrations for clarity and review questions at the end of each chapter to help you test your knowledge.

* Understand electron theory and how electricity affects matter

* Recognize applications for both alternating and direct current

* Comprehend Ohm's Law and the laws governing magnetic circuits

* Learn from detailed drawings and diagrams

* Explore trigonometry and alternative methods of calculation

* Identify instruments and measurements used in electrical applications

* Apply proper grounding and ground testing, insulation testing, and power factor correction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764542008
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/2/2004
  • Series: Audel Technical Trades Series , #12
  • Edition description: All New 4th Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 659,793
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Rosenberg is a master electrician with extensive experience in all aspects of the industry. An instructor at Iowa State University, he has written for all the major electrical industry publications. He is also the author of Audel Questions and Answers for Electrician's Examinations, 14th Edition.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1 Electricity and matter 1
Ch. 2 Units and definitions 13
Ch. 3 Electrical symbols 21
Ch. 4 Magnets and magnetic fields 63
Ch. 5 Ohm's law 71
Ch. 6 Capacitors 77
Ch. 7 Resistance 89
Ch. 8 Resistance in series and parallel 103
Ch. 9 Electrolysis 111
Ch. 10 Primary and secondary cells 117
Ch. 11 Electromagnetism 129
Ch. 12 Laws governing magnetic circuits 139
Ch. 13 Work, power, energy, torque, and efficiency 151
Ch. 14 Instruments and measurements 161
Ch. 15 Insulation testing 171
Ch. 16 Electromagnetic induction 187
Ch. 17 Alternating currents 197
Ch. 18 DC generators 207
Ch. 19 DC motors 215
Ch. 20 Inductance and reactance 223
Ch. 21 Capacitance in AC circuits 235
Ch. 22 Resistance, capacitance, and inductance in series and parallel 243
Ch. 23 Polyphase circuits 255
Ch. 24 Power in polyphase circuits 263
Ch. 25 Transformer principles 277
Ch. 26 Transformer facts 285
Ch. 27 Transforming polyphase power 295
Ch. 28 Autotransformers 303
Ch. 29 Instrument transformers 307
Ch. 30 Polyphase induction motors 313
Ch. 31 Power-factor correction 329
Ch. 32 Synchronous motors 337
Ch. 33 Single-phase motors 343
Ch. 34 Grounding and ground testing 353
Ch. 35 Rectifiers 367
Ch. 36 Number of bends in conduit 375
Ch. 37 Torque test for bolts and screws 381
Appendix 383
Index 391
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