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Basic Electricity: Reprint of the Bureau of Naval Personnel Training Manual

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Originally published by the United States Navy as a training manual, this book provides a thorough overview of electricity and its applications.

Topics covered include:

  • Fundamental concepts of electricity
  • Series d/c circuits
  • Parallel d/c circuits
  • Network analysis of d/c circuits
  • Electrical conductors and wiring techniques
  • Electromagnetism and magnetic circuits
  • Introduction to alternating current electricity
  • Inductance
  • Capacitance
  • Inductive and capacitive reactance
  • Fundamental alternating current circuit theory
  • Circuit protective and control devices
  • Electrical indicating instruments
  • Alternating current generators and transformers
  • Alternating current motors
  • Direct current generators
  • Direct current motors
  • Magnetic amplifiers
  • Synchros and servomechanisms
A useful reference for shop or fieldwork, Basic Electricity is an excellent introduction to this fundamental property of nature.<%END%>
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760752388
  • Publisher: Fall River Press
  • Publication date: 6/11/2004
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 236,428
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 1.07 (d)


Basic Electricity

Editorial Note:

This Barnes & Noble edition is an unabridged reprint of the Rate Training Manual NAVPERS 10086-B which was last revised in 1969 by the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Department of the Navy.

The text provides a thorough introduction to both a/c and d/c circuitry, along with electromagnetic theory as well as application. Circuit protection and control devices are also discussed, as are indicating instruments, generators, transformers, motors, amplifiers, and synchros.
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