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Electrical Principles and Practices, 4th Edition

  • Glenn A. Mazur
  • Peter A. Zurlis
  • ISBN-10: 0826918115
  • ISBN-13: 9780826918116
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2004, 1997
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

Electrical Principles and Practices is an introduction to electrical and electronic principles and practices and their uses in residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Chapters have been expanded to include greater coverage of personal protective equipment, basic first aid, test instruments, printreading, and programmable logic relays. Expanded content includes the latest information on NFPA 70E® arc blast and arc flash requirements, portable generator sizing, power optimization, utility power factor and peak demand penalty, load shedding, power factor correction, smart grid and smart appliance technology, and wireless speakers. This new, full-color edition has been completely redesigned and includes chapter introductions, objectives, and reviews to aid in comprehension.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Electricity Principles
Chapter 2: Basic Quantities
Chapter 3: Ohm’s Law and Power Formula
Chapter 4: Safety
Chapter 5: Math Principles
Chapter 6: Math Applications
Chapter 7: Numbering Systems and Codes
Chapter 8: Meter Abbreviations and Displays
Chapter 9: Taking Standard Measurements
Chapter 10: Symbols and Printreading
Chapter 11: Circuit Conductors, Connections, and Protection
Chapter 12: Series Circuits
Chapter 13: Parallel Circuits
Chapter 14: Series/Parallel Circuits
Chapter 15: Transformers and Smart Grid Technology
Chapter 16: Electric Motors
Chapter 17: Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance
Chapter 18: Circuit Requirements
Chapter 19: Residential Circuits
Chapter 20: Commercial Circuits
Chapter 21: Industrial Circuits
Chapter 22: Fluid Power Circuits
Chapter 23: Audio Systems
Chapter 24: Electronic Control Devices
Chapter 25: Digital Electronic Circuits


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

Instructor Supplements

Electrical Principles and Practices Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0826918123 | ISBN-13: 9780826918123)
Electrical Principles and Practices Answer Key  (ISBN-10: 0826918131 | ISBN-13: 9780826918130)
Electrical Principles & Practices Instructor’s Resource Guide  (ISBN-10: 082691814X | ISBN-13: 9780826918147)

Student Supplements

Electrical Principles and Practices Workbook  (ISBN-10: 0826918123 | ISBN-13: 9780826918123)