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Maximize your company’s energy output while ensuring the reliability and longevity of your industrial electrical equipment!

Everything you need for selection, applications, operations, diagnostic testing, troubleshooting and maintenance for all capital equipment placed firmly in your grasp. Keeping your equipment running efficiently and smoothly could make the difference between profit and loss. Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting and Maintenance provides you with the state-of–the-art information for achieving the highest performance from your transformers, motors, speed drives, generator, rectifiers, and inverters. With this book in hand you'll understand various diagnostic testing methods and inspection techniques as well as advance fault detection techniques critical components and common failure modes. This handbook will answer all your questions about industrial electrical equipment.

In Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting and Maintenance, you will:

Learn about the various types of transformers, motors, variable speed drives, generators, rectifiers, inverters, and uninterrupted power systems.

Understand diagnostic testing and inspection, advanced fault detection techniques, critical components, and common failure modes.

Study selection criteria, commissioning requirements, predictive and preventive maintenance, reliability, testing and cost discover the maintenance required to minimize their operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability and longevity.

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All the essentials you need to know when working with any type of electrical equipment and systems are covered in the Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting & Maintenance. The handbook presents key concepts in a simple, straightforward format without relying on complex math equations. Fundamentals, basic design, operating characteristics, testing, inspection, specifications, selection criteria, advanced fault detection techniques, troubleshooting tips, and maintenance issues are all covered. And that's not all! Also covered are the latest technological advancements and rules to keep your equipment running at peak efficiency.
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All the essentials you need to know when working with any type of electrical equipment and systems are covered in the Electrical Equipment Handbook: Troubleshooting & Maintenance. The handbook presents key concepts in a simple, straightforward format without relying on complex math equations. Fundamentals, basic design, operating characteristics, testing, inspection, specifications, selection criteria, advanced fault detection techniques, troubleshooting tips, and maintenance issues are all covered. And that's not all! Also covered are the latest technological advancements and rules to keep your equipment running at peak efficiency.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071396035
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/11/2003
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 700
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Kiameh, M.A.Sc., B.Eng., P.Eng., D.Eng., is a teacher at the University of Toronto. During the past twelve years, he taught certified courses in power generation, electrical and mechanical equipment, power plant engineering, and industrial instrumentation and modern control systems. In May 1996, he was awarded the first "Excellence in Teaching" award by the University of Toronto.

Mr. Kiameh wrote the following books: Power Generation Handbook and Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems. He received his engineering degree from Dal-Tech (formerly, Technical University of Nova Scotia) "with distinction" and completed his graduate studies at the University of Ottawa. He performed research about power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Laboratories. He also worked in the power plants on Ontario Power Generation (formerly, Ontario Hydro) for over nineteen years where he was responsible for the operation and maintenance of different power plant systems.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Fundamentals of Electric Systems
Ch. 2 Introduction to Machinery Principles
Ch. 3 Transformers
Ch. 4 Transformer Components and Maintenance
Ch. 5 AC Machine Fundamentals
Ch. 6 Induction Motors
Ch. 7 Speed Control of Induction Motors
Ch. 8 Maintenance of Motors
Ch. 9 Power Electronics, Rectifiers, and Pulse-Width Modulation Inverters
Ch. 10 Variable-Speed Drives
Ch. 11 Synchronous Machines
Ch. 12 Synchronous Generators
Ch. 13 Generator Components, Auxiliaries, and Excitation
Ch. 14 Generator Main Connections
Ch. 15 Performance and Operation of Generators
Ch. 16 Generator Surveillance and Testing
Ch. 17 Generator Inspection and Maintenance
Ch. 18 Generator Operational Problems and Refurbishment Options
Ch. 19 Circuit Breakers
Ch. 20 Fuses
Ch. 21 Bearings and Lubrication
Ch. 22 Used-Oil Analysis
Ch. 23 Vibration Analysis
Ch. 24 Power Station Electrical Systems and Design Requirements
Ch. 25 Power Station Protective Systems
App Frequently Asked Questions
Index
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