Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines / Edition 4

Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines / Edition 4

by Stephen L. Herman
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Cengage Learning


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Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines / Edition 4

Written specifically for future electricians, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, 4e delivers comprehensive coverage that reflects real-world practice. Extremely student friendly, the book uses common language in a format that is easy to understand. Offering the ideal blend of theory and hands-on applications, it integrates experiments throughout — enabling you to put what you learn into practice. In addition, insightful schematics and illustrations ensure your thorough understanding of key concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781305494817
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/06/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Sales rank: 1,017,574
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

As a retired electrician and proficient instructor with more than 30 years of practical experience, Stephen L. Herman is known for his reader-friendly approach. A seasoned author, Mr. Herman has written leading books on electricity and mathematics that are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman served 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 pioneer an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. His additional publications include ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC/R, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT EQUIPMENT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.

Table of Contents

1. Magnetism. 2. Magnetic Induction. 3. Inductance in Alternating-Current Circuits. 4. Single-Phase Isolation Transformers. 5. Autotransformers. 6. Current Transformers. 7. Three-Phase Circuits. 8. Three-Phase Transformers. 9. Single-Phase Loads for Three-Phase Transformers. 10. Transformer Installation. 11. Transformer Cooling. 12. Transformer Maintenance. 13. Harmonics. 14. Direct Current Generators. 15. Direct Current Motors. 16. Alternators. 17. Three-Phase Motors. 18. Single-Phase Motors. 19. Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting. 20. Motor Nameplate Data. 21. Motor Installation.

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