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Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1418065805

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ISBN13: 978-1418065805
ISBN10: 1418065803

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2009
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Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1418065805

Stephen L. Herman

ISBN13: 978-1418065805
ISBN10: 1418065803

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2009
International: No

Understanding the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical field specifically in industrial maintenance and installation, and this newly revised, full color text delivers! Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, Fourth Edition trains aspiring electricians by blending concepts relating to electrical theory with practical 'how to' information that prepares readers for situations commonly encountered on the job. This revision retains all the hallmarks of our market-leading prior editions, but displays enhancements such as more practical application problems. Topics span the major aspects of the electrical field including direct and alternating current circuits, basic theory, transformers, generators, and motors. This new edition has been organized so that all relevant information is located within a given chapter which allows for flexibility to access and cover topics in any order making this text an indispensable resource.

Author Bio

Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and teacher for over thirty years and has authored numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Mr. Herman retired from being a lead instructor for the Electrical Technology curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas and has received an Excellence in Education Award by the Halliburton Education Foundation. He holds an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences in Industrial Electricity.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Atomic Structure
Chapter 2 Electrical Quantities and Ohm's Law
Chapter 3 Static Electricity
Chapter 4 Magnetism
Chapter 5 Resistors
Chapter 6 Series Circuits
Chapter 7 Parallel Circuits
Chapter 8 Combination Circuits
Chapter 9 Kirchhoff's Law, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems
Chapter 10 Measuring Instruments
Chapter 11 Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes
Chapter 12 Conduction in Liquids and Gases
Chapter 13 Batteries and Other Sources of Electricity
Chapter 14 Magnetic Induction
Chapter 15 Basic Trigonometry and Vectors
Chapter 16 Alternating Current
Chapter 17 Inductance in Alternating Current Circuits
Chapter 18 Resistive-Inductive Series Circuits
Chapter 19 Resistive-Inductive Parallel Circuits
Chapter 20 Capacitors
Chapter 21 Capacitance in Alternating Current Circuits
Chapter 22 Resistive-Capacitive Series Circuits
Chapter 23 Resistive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits
Chapter 24 Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Series Circuits
Chapter 25 Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Parallel Circuits
Chapter 26 Filters
Chapter 27 Three-Phase Circuits
Chapter 28 Single-Phase Transformers
Chapter 29 Three-Phase Transformers
Chapter 30 Direct Current Generators
Chapter 31 Direct Current Motors
Chapter 32 Three-Phase Alternators
Chapter 33 Three-Phase Motors
Chapter 34 Single-Phase Motors

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