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Stallcup's® Generator, Transformer, Motor And Compressor, 2011 Edition

  • James G. Stallcup
  • James W. Stallcup
  • ISBN-10: 1449605737
  • ISBN-13: 9781449605735
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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About the Product

StallcupS® Generator, Transformer, Motor And Compressor, 2011 Edition Has Been Fully Revised To Bring Electrical Personnel Up-To-Code On All Types Of Rotating Machinery. The New 2011 Edition Expertly Explains How To Select, Operate, Construct, And Maintain The Most Common Types Of Rotating Machinery Correctly And Efficiently. Divided Into Three Comprehensive Parts, StallcupS® Introduces Users To The Theory, Methods, And Applications Of Generators (Part 1), Transformers (Part 2), And Motors, Controllers And Compressors (Part 3). This Text Fully Explains How These Devises Work And Which Code Rules Apply. In Keeping With The Previous Edition, The Text Features Numerous Illustrations To Enhance Comprehension, Clarify Complex Concepts, And Offer Hands-On Assistance For Easier Compliance With TodayS Requirements.


  • Additional Topics Covered in the 2011 Edition:

  • Reviews generator location, nameplate markings, overcurrent protection, ampacity of conductors, protection of live parts, plus emergency system and hospital generators

  • Discusses motor and compressor design and code letters, starting methods, overcurrent protection, and overload protection

  • Examines transformer windings, wye-connected transformers, delta-connected transformers, installation, vaults, sizing, troubleshooting

  • Includes hundreds of test questions for exam preparation

  • Completely updated for the 2011 National Electrical Code®

  • Covers NEC® rules and techniques for working with all types of rotating machinery

  • Fully illustrated to help users visualize key information

  • Logically arranged into three sections to provide a user-friendly review of the Code as it applies to generators, transformers, motors and compressors

  • Review questions are provided at the end of each chapter to test students' knowledge of chapter material

Table of Contents

Part One: Generators
Chapter 1: Magnetism and Electromagnetism
Chapter 2: Generator Principles
Chapter 3: Generators and the NEC
Chapter 4: Emergency System Generators
Chapter 5: Legally Required and Optional Standby Systems
Chapter 6: Generators Supplying Essential Loads for Hospitals

Part Two: Transformers
Chapter 7: Transformer Theory
Chapter 8: Installing Transformers
Chapter 9: Transformer Vaults
Chapter 10: Sizing Transformers and Connections
Chapter 11: Protecting Transformers
Chapter 12: Secondary Ties
Chapter 13: Windings and Components

Part Three: Motors
Chapter 14: Motor Theory
Chapter 15: Types of Motors
Chapter 16: Design Letters and Code Letters
Chapter 17: Starting Methods
Chapter 18: Overcurrent Protection for Individual Motors
Chapter 19: Overload Protection for Individual Motors
Chapter 20: Motor Feeder and Branch-Circuit Conductors
Chapter 21: Control Circuit Conductors and Components
Chapter 22: Connecting Controls for Operation
Chapter 23: Troubleshooting Motor Windings and Components
Chapter 24: Compressor Motors