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The Complete Lab Manual for Electricity / Edition 4

The Complete Lab Manual for Electricity / Edition 4

by Stephen L. Herman
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ISBN-13: 9781133673828
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 09/24/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 1,105,398
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(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

SECTION1: MEASURING INSTRUMENTS AND BASIC ELECTRICITY. 1. Measuring Instruments. 2. Ohm's Law. 3. Series Circuits. 4. Parallel Circuits. 5. Combination Circuits. 6. Resistor Color Code. SECTION 2: BASIC SWITCH CONNECTIONS. 7. Single-Pole Switches. 8. 3-Way Switches. 9. 4-Way Switches. SECTION 3: ALTERNATING CURRENT LOADS. 10. Inductance. 11. Resistive-Inductive Series Circuits 12. RL Parallel Circuits. 13. Capacitance. 14. Resistive-Capacitive Series Circuits. 15. RC Parallel Circuits. 16. Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Series Circuits. 17. Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits. 18. Power Factor Correction. SECTION 4: TRANSFORMERS AND MOTORS. 19. Transformer Basics. 20. Single-Phase Transformer Calculations. 21. Transformer Polarities. 22. Autotransformers. 23. Three-Phase Circuits. 24. Three-Phase Transformers. 25. Three-Phase Motors. SECTION 5: MOTOR CONTROLS. 26. Start-Stop Push-Button Control. 27. Multiple Push-Button Stations. 28. Forward-Reverse Control. 29. Sequence Control. 30. Jogging Controls. 31. On-Delay Timers. 32. Off-Delay Timers. 33. Changing the Logic of an On-Delay Timer to an Off-Delay Timer. 34. Designing a Printing Press Circuit. 35. Sequence Starting and Stopping for Three Motors. 36. Hydraulic Press Control Circuit. 37. Design of Two Flashing Lights. 38. Design of Three Flashing Lights. 39. Control for Three Pumps. 40. Oil Pressure Pump Circuit for a Compressor. 41. Autotransformer Starter. Index.

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