Summary: Broad in scope, yet deep in content, this book offers unique, single-volume coverage of machines, transformers, controls, and electrical power distribution. The focus throughout is on topics that engineers and technologists today--and in the future--will encounter in the workplace--e.g., the principles of operation and application of motors, motor controls, power quality, power electronics, motor circuit design, programmable logic controllers, etc. Features extensive ...show more use of figures and photos, and provides a review of physics basics and other background information and a review of basic electric power calculations. Covers the fundamentals of energy and the power system; single- and three-phase power; power quality considerations; magnetic materials and circuits; transformers; introduction to motors and generators; three-phase induction motors; single-phase motors; power electronics; the synchronous machine; DC machines; control devices and circuits; building electrical systems; and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). For anyone interested in machines, transformers, controls, and electrical power distribution. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 04
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