Electrical Studies for Trades, 5th Edition
- Stephen L. Herman
- ISBN-10: 113327823X
- ISBN-13: 9781133278238
- 608 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
- COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
Packed with real-world examples, vivid illustrations, and the latest developments from the field, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, 5th EDITION is ideal for current and future service technicians in air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and facilities management--and anyone else who needs a practical knowledge of electricity. This reader-friendly book begins with an overview of basic electricity concepts rather than introducing complex mathematical calculations. From this starting point, readers proceed directly to "must-know" information, including how to determine wire sizes and make a variety of common switch connections. Different types of electrical power panels are also examined in detail. Discussion of general wiring practices and circuit protectors, as well as an introduction to transformers and three-phase and single-phase motors, round out the comprehensive coverage.
Unit 1. Atomic Structure.
Unit 2. Electrical Quantities, Ohm's Law, and Resistors.
Unit 3. Electrical Sources and Static Charges.
Unit 4. Magnetism.
Unit 5. Series Circuits.
Unit 6. Parallel Circuits.
Unit 7. Combination Circuits.
Unit 8. Measuring Instruments.
Unit 9. Alternating Current.
Unit 10. Alternating Current Loads.
Unit 11. Capacitive Loads.
Unit 12. Three-Phase Circuits.
Unit 13. Transformers.
Unit 14. Three-Phase Transformers.
Unit 15. Electrical Services.
Unit 16. General Wiring Practices Part 1: Receptacle and Switch Connections.
Unit 17. General Wiring Practices Part 2: Protection Circuits, Dimmers, and Chimes.
Unit 18. Three-Phase Motors.
Unit 19. Single-Phase Motors.
Unit 20. Schematics and Wiring Diagrams.
Unit 21. Motor Installation.