Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery / Edition 9

Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery / Edition 9

by Jeffrey J. Keljik
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435400291

ISBN-13: 9781435400290

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Designed for both novice and practicing electrical workers, Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery, 9th Edition, explores various types of generators and the delivery of single phase and three-phase power to the customer site. The ninth edition is updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code and includes safety features from the power supply industry and

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Overview

Designed for both novice and practicing electrical workers, Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery, 9th Edition, explores various types of generators and the delivery of single phase and three-phase power to the customer site. The ninth edition is updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code and includes safety features from the power supply industry and current OSHA standards where applicable. This updated edition also features all-new coverage of generator maintenance and troubleshooting and expanded coverage of transfer switches, transformers, and connections. With a continued focus on the "hows" and "whys" of electrical system operation, readers will gain a solid understanding that goes beyond what to do in an electrical problem to why various electrical procedures are important

About the Author:
Jeff Keljik is a graduate of Dunwoody College of Technology and holds a Bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435400290
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction     x
Operating Principles of DC Generators     1
The Separately Excited DC Generator     9
The Self-Excited Shunt Generator     15
The Compound-Wound DC Generator     23
Summary Review of Units 1-4     31
Single-Phase AC Generation Principles     33
Introduction to Polyphase Circuits     39
The Three-Phase Wye Connection     47
The Three-Phase Delta Connection     57
Summary Review of Units 6-9     65
Physical and Electrical Characteristics of Three-Phase Alternators     69
Engine-Driven Generating Sets     87
Alternative Power Sources     97
Parallel Operation of Three-Phase Alternators     109
Wiring for Alternators     121
Summary Review of Units 11-15     135
Basic Principles of Transformers     139
Single-Phase Transformers     151
The Single-Phase, Three-Wire Secondary System     169
Single-Phase Transformers Connected in Delta     177
Single-Phase Transformers Connected in A Wye Installation     191
Wye and Delta Connections of Single-Phase Transformers     201
Instrument Transformers     213
Three-Phase Transformers     225
National Electrical Code Requirements for Transformer Installations     231
Summary Review of Units 17-25     247
Glossary     257
Index     261

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