Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls by Rex Miller & Mark Miller

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Dramatically Improve Your Knowledge Base, Skills, and Applications in Every Area of Industrial Electricity

Turn to Industrial Electricity and Electric Motor Controls for complete coverage of the entire industrial electrical field_from the basics of electricity to equipment, to troubleshooting and repair.

Packed with over 650 illustrations, the latest codes and regulations, many study questions and review problems, this career-building tool shows you how to boost your skills and confidence, and then apply this expertise effectively in the workplace. It also includes strategies for avoiding common problems and performing proper procedures on every job. Industrial Electricity and Electric Motor Controls features:

Learning how to read blueprints, schematics, schedules, site plans, as well as mechanical or electrical plans Information on electric motors and their controls Troubleshooting and repair techniques using the ladder diagram or schematic Methods for achieving safety in the workplace A handy glossary of terms A large selection of appendices for reference

Inside This Comprehensive Book on Industrial Electricity you will find


• Tools • Safety in the Workplace • Symbols • Control Circuits and Diagrams • Switches • Magnetism and Solenoids • Relays • Motors • Timers and Sensors • Sensors and Sensing • Solenoids and Valves • Motor Starting Methods • Solid State Reduced Voltage Starters • Speed Control and Monitoring • Motor Control and Protection • Three-Phase Controllers • Drives • Transformers • Power Generation • Power Distribution Systems • Programmable Controllers • Troubleshooting and Maintenance • Industrial Electricity as a Career • Appendices: DC Motor Trouble Chart, Wound-Rotor Motor Trouble Chart, Fractional Horsepower Motor Trouble Chart, Selection of Dual-Element Fuses for Motor-Running Overload Protection, Tables and Formulas, Full-Load Currents of AC and DC Motors, Power Factor Correcting Capacitors, Switch Symbols, Wiring Diagram Symbols, Unit Prefixes, Conversion Factors, Decibel Table
 

About Rex Miller & Mark Miller

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Miller is former Professor of Industrial Technology, a forty-year educator, and the author or coauthor of more than 100 textbooks.
 
Published December 14, 2007 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 448 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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