Electrical Wiring Industrial / Edition 11

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Thoroughly updated based on the 2002 National Electrical Code®, with renewed attention to safe wiring practices, this edition of Electrical Wiring - Industrial guides readers, step-by-step, through the wiring of an entire industrial building. As they progress through the book, readers gain first-hand knowledge of all of the responsibilities of today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service, power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures. In addition to explaining basic electrical principles and introducing readers to tools and equipment, this edition features expanded coverage of power factor, ballasts, and calculations for determining the correct level of illumination. A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, offering opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766836464
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/7/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert D. Smith was an associate professor emeritus of Industrial Technology at Connecticut State University.

Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and teacher for over twenty years. He has authored numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Mr. Herman recently retired as a lead instructor for Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas. Mr. Herman received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation.

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Table of Contents

Plans & Sitework; The Unit Substation; Feeder Bus System; Panelboards and Subfeeders; Trolley Busways; Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes; Signaling Systems; Motors and Controllers; Motor Installation; Speical Equipment; Ventilatilatin, Air Conditioning, and Other Facilities; System Protection; Lightning Protection; Site Lightning; Programmable Logic Controllers; Hazardous Locations; Electrical Specifications; Index; Code Reference Index; Industrial Building Plans.

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