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Alternating Current Fundamentals / Edition 6

Alternating Current Fundamentals / Edition 6

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This comprehensive book on AC theories and applications has been revised and updated to contain the latest in alternating current applications.
-additional examples of basic AC circuits have been added to offer more real-world applications to relate theory
-expanded review questions monitor progress
-organization of book builds knowledge of AC by starting with basic principles and progressing to more difficult concepts.
Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-0962-5

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766809611
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/16/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

Stephen L. Herman--both an electrician and a teacher for more than 30 years--authored numerous popular textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Now retired, Mr. Herman spent two decades as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years, and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Additional publications include DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.

Table of Contents

Intro. to AC. Angular Relationships. Frequency. AC Circuits Containing Resistance. Current and Voltage in Phase. Inductance in AC Circuits. Vector Addition and Subtraction. Series Circuits-Resistance and Impedance. Capacitors and RC Time Constants. Capacitors in AC Circuits. Series Circuits: Resistance, Inductive Reactance, and Capacitive Reactance. AC Parallel Circuits. Correcting Motor Power Factor. Series-Parallel Circuits. Three-Phase Systems. AC Instruments and Meters. AC Generators. Transformers. Magnetic Domains. Transformer Connections for Three-Phase Circuits. Special Transformer App. Three-Phase Induction Motors. Synchronous Motor. Single-Phase Motors. Control Circuits.

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