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Electrical Wiring: Industrial, 4th Edition

  • Stephen L. Herman
  • Tony Branch
  • Ron Granelli
  • Craig Trineer
  • ISBN-10: 017650382X
  • ISBN-13: 9780176503826
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2008, 2004
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Nelson Education is pleased to present the only Canadian Electrical Wiring Series on the market. This fourth Canadian edition of Electrical Wiring: Industrial builds on the knowledge and experience gained from working with the other texts in the Nelson Education Ltd. electrical wiring series and related titles. The basic skills developed in previous applications are now directed to industrial installations. This text is based on the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code (CEC).

Features

  • Photographs of the most current equipment in use

  • Current information on fire alarm systems

  • Data infrastructure coverage, including copper wiring systems

  • A complete set of working drawings including architectural, electrical, mechanical and structural plans.

  • A specifications format that more accurately reflects industry standards.

About the Author

Stephen L. Herman

As a retired electrician and proficient instructor with more than 30 years of practical experience, Stephen L. Herman is known for his reader-friendly approach. A seasoned author, Mr. Herman has written leading books on electricity and mathematics that are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman served as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years and helped pioneer an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. His additional publications include ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC/R, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT EQUIPMENT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Contract Documents and Drawings
Unit 2: Service Equipment
Unit 3: Busways
Unit 4: Panelboards
Unit 5: Trolley Busways
Unit 6: Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes
Unit 7: Signalling Systems
Unit 8: Motors and Controllers
Unit 9: Motor Installation
Unit 10: Programmable Logic Controllers
Unit 11: Developing a Program for a PLC
Unit 12: Electric Welders
Unit 13: Power Factor
Unit 14: HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning) Systems and Other Facilities
Unit 15: System Protection
Unit 16: Short-Circuit Calculations
Unit 17: Lightning Protection
Unit 18: Lighting
Unit 19: Data Infrastructure
Unit 20: Hazardous Locations
Unit 21: Harmonics
Appendix
Index

New to this edition

  • Up-to-date coverage based on the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code (CEC)
  • Metrication in keeping with the 2012 CEC
  • Pothead coverage added to Unit 2, “Service Equipment”
  • A “Developing a Program for a PLC” unit
  • Coverage of available fault currents in Unit 15, “Short-Circuit Calculations

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

Blueprints for Electrical Wiring: Industrial  (ISBN-10: 0176653562 | ISBN-13: 9780176653569)

Revised and updated by Miroslav Lukic, Mohawk College, and technically checked by the text authors, the set of blueprints ­accompanies this textbook.

Electrical Wiring Industrial, Instructor's Resource CD  (ISBN-10: 0176628878 | ISBN-13: 9780176628871)

Key instructor ancillaries are provided on the Instructor’s Resource CD, giving instructors the ultimate tool for customizing lectures and presentations.

Student Supplements

Blueprints for Electrical Wiring: Industrial  (ISBN-10: 0176653562 | ISBN-13: 9780176653569)

Revised and updated by Miroslav Lukic, Mohawk College, and technically checked by the text authors, the set of blueprints ­accompanies this textbook.