Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician [NOOK Book]

Overview

Basic Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician will reinforce the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, safety, and show you the latest technology on things like:
* IGBTs
* sine-wave dimming
* all of the latest software applications (list to come)

In the ever-changing entertainment technology field, this book will give you ...
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Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician

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Overview

Basic Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician will reinforce the fundamentals of electricity, power distribution, safety, and show you the latest technology on things like:
* IGBTs
* sine-wave dimming
* all of the latest software applications (list to come)

In the ever-changing entertainment technology field, this book will give you enough information to prepare you for a future in the industry or reinforce the practical experience you have already gained. If you understand the principles in this book, you will be well prepared to face the challenges of the day, including the Entertainment Technicians Certification Program (ETCP).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080927671
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/6/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Richard Cadena is the author of "Focus on Lighting Technology," technical editor for PLASA, former editor of Pro Lights and Staging News magazine, an Authorized WYSIWYG Trainer, and 20 year veteran of the entertainment lighting industry including stints with two of the world's largest automated lighting manufacturers. He has a background in electrical engineering and electronics, and he is a freelance lighting designer with a portfolio of several major lighting designs and installations and is proficient in WYSIWYG, LD Assistant, and Vectorworks. He has been an instructor of classes in automated lighting technology with the Show Training Network, and a moderator of several lighting panels and seminars at Pro Production and Inspiration trade shows.
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Table of Contents

Introduction; Terms Used in this Book; Basic Electrical Concepts; Basic Electrical Safety Rules; Fault Conditions; Protection Concepts; Protective Devices; Cables and Connectors; Three-Phase; Test Equipment; Loads; Power Sources; Advanced Issues; Case Studies; Current Legislation and Safety; Current Guidelines; Further Reading
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