Electricity 1: Devices, Circuits and Materials / Edition 7 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Electricity 1: Devices, Circuits and Materials, 7th Edition introduces readers to basic electron theory and electron movement, as well as direct current series circuits, parallel circuits, and series-parallel circuits. Numerous circuit diagrams appear throughout the book, along with photographs of electrical devices and materials. This edition also features several new sample problems to illustrate troubleshooting methods, plus new unit summaries and more extensive review questions. A thorough section on electrical energy and power is also included. The uniquely reader-friendly presentation style, and comprehensive updating in accordance with current National Electrical CodeÃ' provisions, makes this edition ideal for a first-course in basic electricity, house wiring, or commercial installations.
About the Author
Dr. Thomas Kubala received an AAS degree in Electrical Technology from Broome Community College, Binghamton, New York, BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York and an MS degree in Vocational Technical Education from the State University of New York at Oswego. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. In addition to his extensive background in technological education, Dr. Kubala has had industrial experience with responsibilities in the fields of aerodynamics and electrical drafting, design, testing and evaluation. He is currently the Deputy to the Chancellor of Community Colleges at the State University of New York, Albany, New York.
Table of Contents
1-Introduction. 2-Electron Theory and Ohm's Law. 3-Series Circuits. 4-Parallel Circuits. 5-Series-Parallel Circuits. 6-Electrical Energy and Power. 7-Batteries. 8-Electrical Conductors and Wire Sizes. 9-Voltage Drop Across Conductors. 10-Summary of Units 1-9. 11-Magnets and Magnetic Fields. 12-Electromagnetism. 13-Generation of Electromotive Force. 14-Direct-Current Motor Principles. 15-Summary of Units 11-14. 16-Typical Bell Circuits. 17-Switch Control of Lighting Circuits. 18-Wiring Materials. 19-Remote Control Systems for Lighting Circuits. 20-Summary of Units 16-19. Appendix. Glossary. Index.