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The Electricians Green Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Albert F. Cutter, Sr.
  • ISBN-10: 1111129800
  • ISBN-13: 9781111129804
  • 288 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

THE ELECTRICIAN'S GREEN HANDBOOK is written for students with an interest in the inner workings of alternative energy systems. This book is written by an electrician about electrical systems for electricians, maintenance personnel and students who are looking to expand their knowledge in alterative energy systems. Real world state of the art components are used in this book, complete with details and product specifications. Alternative energy systems discussed include Solar, Wind, Hydrogen and Battery Backup Systems. Unlike most other books written on the subject, THE ELECTRICIAN'S GREEN HANDBOOK, will provide your students with an understanding of these systems from an installation and maintenance point of view. Discussed in detail are the circuit configurations of stand-alone inverters, string inverters, central inverters, micro-inverters and rectifiers, the key components of any alternative energy installation used today. The National Electrical Code (NEC) 2011 is used throughout the text and systems are taken apart and the NEC 2011 is examined for each part of the systems. Monitoring the output of alternative energy systems is not only required for maximum efficiency, it is essential. This book covers the components, systems and topologies for monitoring the system functions and performance and is a must for the journeyman electrician and electrical students of all levels.

Features

  • Written clearly by an electrician for electrical students and journeyman electricians.

  • Explains alternative energy systems in a basic manner without the use of technical jargon.

  • Illustrated with many pictures and unique drawings.

  • Uses real world systems alternative energy systems in Solar, Wind, Hydrogen and Battery systems.

  • Includes details and specifications of state of the art components that are used in today's alternative energy systems and the National Electrical Code 2011 is used throughout the book.

About the Author

Albert F. Cutter, Sr.

Albert F. Cutter, Sr., is the founder, owner, and CEO of Intuitive Technologies, Inc. and the GMP of AppsDev, LLC. He has been a union electrician member of Local 456 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) for over 40 years and has devoted most of his career to control systems and automation. Cutter has also served as an adjunct professor for instrumentation and automation, as well as a professor for automation industrial controls and computer-assisted drafting. He owns one patent and has another pending, and is the author of three respected texts in the renewable energy field.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Inverters / Rectifiers.
3. Photovoltaic.
4. Wind Power.
5. Battery Systems.
6. Hydrogen Fuel Cell.
Appendix.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1111129819 | ISBN-13: 9781111129811)

The Instructor Resources serve as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Alternating Current Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1111125279 | ISBN-13: 9781111125271)

ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E, an industrial standard for over thirty years, has been updated to provide your students with the most current information available on the essentials of alternating current. The topics in this book are arranged to build your student's knowledge, progressing from basic principles such as the differences between peak, rms, and average values to more complex coverage of circuits containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance. This edition of ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers and contains improved graphics that will assist your students in understanding state-of-the-art concepts.

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity  (ISBN-10: 1418065803 | ISBN-13: 9781418065805)

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.

Electrical Wiring Industrial  (ISBN-10: 1111124892 | ISBN-13: 9781111124892)

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition, fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code®, will guide your students step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building. This book is an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the industrial electricity industry. With a practical, straightforward approach, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14E begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service; power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures. Specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code® throughout the book will show your students how to incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures. A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, offering your students opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more.

Student Supplements

Alternating Current Fundamentals  (ISBN-10: 1111125279 | ISBN-13: 9781111125271)

ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E, an industrial standard for over thirty years, has been updated to provide you with the most current information available on the essentials of alternating current. The topics in this book are arranged to build your knowledge, progressing from basic principles such as the differences between peak, rms, and average values to more complex coverage of circuits containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance. This edition of ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers and contains improved graphics that will assist you in understanding state-of-the-art concepts.

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity  (ISBN-10: 1418065803 | ISBN-13: 9781418065805)

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.

Electrical Wiring Industrial  (ISBN-10: 1111124892 | ISBN-13: 9781111124892)

ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition, fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code®, will guide you step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building. This book is an ideal resource for a professional in the industrial electricity industry. With a practical, straightforward approach, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL,14E begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service; power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures. Specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code® throughout the book will show you how to incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures. A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, offering you opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more.