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  • ISBN-10: 1337262633
  • ISBN-13: 9781337262637
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  • ISBN-10: 1285863984
  • ISBN-13: 9781285863986
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INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 9TH EDITION presents the essentials of electrical theory in a clear, logical manner to help students master both fundamental concepts and more advanced subjects related to industrial electricity. Coverage begins with foundational topics like electrical symbols and drawings, current, voltage, resistance, and power, while subsequent chapters introduce Ohm’s Law; series, parallel, and combination circuits; and resistive and reactive circuits. Thorough discussions review advanced subjects such as rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs. Practical insights focus on real- applications of electrical theory, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

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.
  • The text provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental theory, practical applications, and common equipment and technology, including installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, test equipment, wiring methods, and conductor types and sizes.
  • The author draws on decades of expertise as an educator and author to present even complex material using a simple, logical, and practical approach that aids learning and enhances understanding.
  • Ideal for aspiring and experienced professionals alike, this trusted text provides electrical maintenance technicians with an excellent reference for quick answers to address both common problems and unusual challenges.

Industrial Electricity


1. Language of Electricity.
2. Electrical Fundamentals.
3. Electrical Power and Energy.
4. Test Equipment.
5. Basic Resistive Electrical Circuits.
6. Magnets and Magnetism.
7. Alternating Current.
8. AC Circuits.
9. Conductor Types and Sizes.
10. Wiring Methods.
11. Wiring Applications.
12. Transformers.
13. Electrical Distribution.
14. Lighting.
15. Electric Heat.
16. DC Generators.
17. DC Motors.
18. AC Generators (Alternators).
19. AC Motors.
20. Motor Control Devices and Circuits.
21. Basic Industrial Electronics.
22. DC Electronic Variable Speed Drives.
23. AC (Inverter) Drives.
24. Programmable Logic Controllers.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Appendix C.

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