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Electricity for Agricultural Application

Electricity for Agricultural Application - 02 edition

Electricity for Agricultural Application - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780813821993

ISBN10: 0813821991

Electricity for Agricultural Application by Carl J. Bern and Dean I. Olson - ISBN 9780813821993
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Iowa State University Press
Published: 2002
International: No
Electricity for Agricultural Application by Carl J. Bern and Dean I. Olson - ISBN 9780813821993

ISBN13: 9780813821993

ISBN10: 0813821991

Edition: 02

Summary

A core textbook for classes in agricultural systems management and technology. Presents the physical and mathematical aspects of electrical power generation, distribution and control.

Author Bio

Dean I. Olson, Ph.D is Assistant Professor, Agricultural Engineering Technology Department, University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.
1. Basic Electricity.
2. Reactive AC Circuits.
3. Biological Effects of Electric Current.
4. Three-Phase Circuits.
5. Conductor Design Principles.
6. Electrical Safety.
7. Farm Electrical Service.
8. Electrical Controls.
9. Standby Electric Power Generation.
10. Electric Motors.
11. Programmable Logic Controllers.
12. Lighting.
13. Digital Logic for Control.
14. Stray Voltage.
15. Electrical Power Use Patterns.

Appendix A: Power Requirements of Machines.
Appendix B: Electrical Equipment Data.
Appendix C: Answers to Selected Problems.
Index