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Overview

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 8E will help you teach your students the essentials of electrical theory in a clear, updated, and logical manner that will help them master the fundamentals as they pertain to the field of industrial electricity. Coverage begins with electrical symbols and drawings, current voltage, resistance, and power. Subsequent chapters cover Ohm's Law, series, parallel, combination circuits, and resistive and reactive circuits. Advanced material, including rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs are also thoroughly discussed. In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. This eighth edition contains over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help clarify the fundamentals for your students.

Michael E. Brumbach, York Technical College, Rock Hill, South Carolina (retired)

Michael E. Brumbach is the retired (after 28 years of service) associate dean of the Industrial and Engineering Technologies Division at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He holds an associate degree in electronics technology. In addition to this book, Mr. Brumbach has authored ELECTRONIC VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES and has co-authored INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE.
  • Includes over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help clarify the fundamentals of electrical theory.
  • New package includes an Instructor Resource with PowerPoint slides and a computerized testbank.
  • Updated coverage on PLCs and motors.
  • Adds new chapters on DC Electronic Variable Speed Drives and AC/Inverter Electronic Variable Speed Drives and greatly expands the coverage of Industrial Electronics.
  • Includes comprehensive coverage that examines test equipment, wiring methods, and conductor types and sizes.
  • Aids readers in understanding and learning the material by using a simple, logical, and practical approach to the subject matter.
  • Includes new and updated manufacturer's information sheets relating to equipment found in the field that offer apprentices a "real world" flavor.
  • In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Provides experienced electrical maintenance technicians with an excellent reference for quick answers to those problems or challenges that crop up infrequently.
1. LANGUAGE OF ELECTRICITY.
Objectives. Electrical Symbols. Electrical Drawings. Using the Drawings/Diagrams. Scientific and Engineering Notation. Review Questions.
2. ELECTRICAL FUNDAMENTALS .
Objectives. Structure of Matter. Static Electricity. Electric Current. Current Measurement. Voltage. Voltage Sources. Voltage measurements. Resistance. Ohm''s Law. Review Questions.
3. ELECTRICAL POWER AND ENERGY.
Objectives. Work. Power. Energy. Efficiency. Mechanical Transmission of Power. Drives. Sizing Motors. Review Questions.
4. TEST EQUIPMENT .
Objectives. The Digital Multimeter. The Voltage Tester. The Clamp-on Ammeter. The Megohmmeter. The Oscilloscope. Oscilloscope Probes. Making Measurements. Review Questions.
5. BASIC RESISTIVE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS .
Objectives. Series Circuits. Parallel Circuits. Combination Circuits. Review Questions.
6. MAGNETS AND MAGNETISM .
Objectives. Magnets. Magnetic Fields and Forces. Magnetic Theories. Magnetic Materials. Electromagnetism. Magnetic Circuits and Measurements. Solenoids. Review Questions.
7. ALTERNATING CURRENT.
Objectives. Basic AC Theory. Alternating Current and Voltage Values. Advantages and Disadvantages of AC. Electromagnetic Induction 28. Capacitance. Power in AC Circuits. Three-Phase Systems. Review Questions.
8. AC CIRCUITS.
Objectives. Pure Resistive Circuits. AC Series Circuits. AC Parallel Circuits. AC Combination Circuits. Review Questions.
9. CONDUCTOR TYPES AND SIZES.
Objectives. Units of Measurement. Mil-Foot Wire. Resistivity. Thermal Effect. Insulation and Ampacity of Conductors. Flexible Cords and Cables. Electrical Distribution. Terminal Connections and Splices. Review Questions.
10. WIRING METHODS.
Objectives. Electrical Codes. Armored and Metal-Clad Cable. Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable. Service-Entrance Cable. Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable. Raceways. Fittings, Conduit Bodies, and Boxes. Fittings. Conduit Bodies. Boxes. Conductor Installation. Review Questions.
11. WIRING APPLICATIONS.
Objectives. Residential Wiring. Commercial and Industrial Wiring. Review Questions.
12. TRANSFORMERS.
Objectives. Transmission Efficiency. Transformer Principle. Losses and Efficiency. Transformer Construction. Control Transformers. Special Transformers. Transformer Connections. Review Questions.
13. ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION.
Objectives. Primary Distributon Systems. Consumer Distribution Systems. Grounding of Electrical Systems. Grounding of Electrical Equipment. Ground-Fault Protection. Three-Phase Systems. Harmonics. Review Questions.
14. LIGHTING.
Objectives. Lighting Measurements. Inverse Square Law. Light Distribution. Types of Luminaires. Reflection. Glare. Lighting Layout. Color. Types of Lighting Fixtures. Lighting Maintenance. Review Questions.
15. ELECTRIC HEAT.
Objectives. Space heating. Calculations. Heating Equipment. System Controls. Humidity Control. Dielectric Heating. Induction Heating. Resistance Heating. ARC Heating. ARC Heating. Infrared Heat. Review Questions.
16. DC GENERATORS .
Objectives. Electromagnetic Induction. Generator Construction. Generator Operation. Generator Voltage. Self-Excited Generator. Separately Excited Generator. Voltage Control Versus Voltage Regulation. Parallel Operation of Generators. Generator Efficiency. Review Questions.
17. DC MOTORS.
Objectives. Basic Motor Operation. Generator Action in a Motor. Commutation. Motor Speed. Types of DC Motors. Motor Maintenance. Review Questions.
18. AC GENERATORS (ALTERNATORS).
Objectives. AC Generators Versus DC Generators. Alternator Construction. Alternator Voltage Output. Voltage and Frequency Control. Alternator Characteristics. Paralleling Alternators. Motor-Generator Sets. Rotary Converters (Dynamotors). Review Questions.
19. AC MOTORS.
Objectives. AC Motor Construction. Three-Phase Motor Theory. Three-Phase Motor Starting and Running Current. Types of Three-Phase Motors. Single-Phase Motors. Starting Single-Phase Motors. Universal Motors. Selection of Single-Phase Motors. Torque Motors. Dual-Voltage Winding. Multispeed Induction Motors. Review Questions.
20. MOTOR CONTROL DEVICES AND CIRCUITS.
Objectives. Motor Control Devices. Operating Methods. Motor Starters. Annunciators. Motor Control Circuits. Multiple Start/Stop Controls. Multiple Motor Starter Control. Sequencial Starting Control. Various Starting Methods. Braking. Review Questions.
21. BASIC INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS.
Objectives. Semiconductors. Rectifiers. Transistors. Field Effect Transistors. Thyristors. The 555 Timer. 555 Circuits. Digital Logic. Replacing Solid-State Devices. Review Questions.
22. DC ELECTRONIC VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES.
Objectives. DC Drives. Switching Amplifier Field Current Controller. SCR Armature Voltage Controller. Choppers. The Four Quadrants of Motor Operation. Troubleshooting DC Drives. Review Questions.
23. AC (INVERTER) DRIVES.
Objectives. Inverter Drives. Flux Vector Drives. Troubleshooting Inverter Drives. The Electrical Supply to the Motor and the Drive. Review Questions.
24. PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS.
Objectives. PLC Components. I/O Wiring. Programming. Types of Instructions. Review Questions.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Appendix C.
Glossary.
Index.

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Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9781111135423
The Instructor Resources commonly includes PowerPoint® presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.