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Complete Lab Manual for Electricity / Edition 1

Complete Lab Manual for Electricity / Edition 1

by Stephen L. Herman


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ISBN-13: 9780766823631
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/15/2000
Series: Electrical Trades Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.65(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

Section 1: MEASURING INSTRUMENTS AND BASIC ELECTRICITY. Measuring Instruments. Ohm's Law. Series Circuits. Parallel Circuits. Combination Circuits. Resistor Color Code. Section 2: ALTERNATING CURRENT LOADS. Inductance. Resistive-Inductive Series Circuit. RL Parallel Circuits. Capacitance. Resistive-Capacitive Series Circuit. RC Parallel Circuits. Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Series Circuits. Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits. Power Factor Correction. Section 3: TRANSFORMERS AND MOTORS. Transformer Basics. Single Phase Transformer Calculations. Transformer Polarities. Autotransformers. Three Phase Circuits. Three Phase Transformers. Three Phase Motors. Section 4: MOTOR CONTROLS. Start-Stop Push-Button Controls. Multiple Push-Button Stations. Forward-Reverse Control. Sequence Control. Jogging Controls. On-Delay Timers. Off-Delay Timers. Changing the Logic of an On-Delay Timer to an Off-Delay Timer. Designing a Printing Press Circuit. Sequence Starting and Stopping for Three Motors. Hydraulic Press Control Circuit. Design of Two Flashing Lights. Design of Three Flashing Lights. Control for Three Pumps. Oil Pressure Pump Circuit for a Compressor. Autotransformer Starter.

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