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Smart Grid Dictionary Plus, 1st Edition

  • Christine Hertzog
  • ISBN-10: 111154039X
  • ISBN-13: 9781111540395
  • 256 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

THE SMART GRID DICTIONARY PLUS aids your students in building their foundation of Smart Grid knowledge. This learning dictionary includes terminology pertaining to electric utilities and regulatory agencies, energy efficiency and building automation applications, energy storage, smart meters, and telecommunications and standards organizations. Technical concepts are covered in over 1200 Smart Grid definitions. This handy reference can be augmented with the interactive learning material that is available in the accompanying online and interactive CourseMate. This includes instructor and student presentation slides with a high level overview of the Smart Grid ecosystem, flash cards to aid in knowledge retention, and quizzes to test comprehension of material. Instructor notes offer additional information for lectures, while the study materials aid students in absorbing and retaining the material. CourseMate contains further research opportunities with agencies' website addresses, making this text the best tool for anyone who wants to learn more about the future of electricity and our electrical grids.

Features

  • Dictionary of terms, standards, and information that apply to Smart Grid technologies.

  • Coverage of international, national, and regional regulatory agencies; important industry associations; and international standards organizations.

  • Optional online interactive study materials that engage students in learning about Smart Grid and Smart Meter information. Features include: interactive flashcard, automated testing and remediation, and lecture presentations.

About the Author

Christine Hertzog

Christine Hertzog is a consultant, author, and professional explainer focused on Smart Grid technologies and solutions. She helps clients understand and navigate the Smart Grid ecosystem of emerging technologies and markets. She has two decades of experience helping companies that range from small start-ups to multi-national corporations deliver competitive and cost-effective solutions and services to customers. Her work often involves introductions of visible and disruptive products or services to customers, and the use of management and communications strategies and tactics to enable consumer acceptance of change. Christine is the author of the Smart Grid Dictionary Plus, the first dictionary that explains the jargon, acronyms, and terminology used by utilities, regulators, standards organizations, and manufacturers. Based in Silicon Valley, she is a frequent presenter at industry conferences and writes a blog about the challenges and opportunities that Smart Grid solutions bring to the evolving electricity supply chain, and their impacts to consumers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
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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

Interactive eBook  (ISBN-10: 0840021739 | ISBN-13: 9780840021731)
Electrical CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 111154056X | ISBN-13: 9781111540562)

Attention CourseMate user: Cengage support for existing users of CourseMate will end of 8/1/2020.

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.

Illustrated Guide to the NEC  (ISBN-10: 1435498135 | ISBN-13: 9781435498136)

ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE® 5E provides your students with a unique approach to learning the Code using highly-detailed, technically-accurate illustrations and visuals to break down and simplify the expanding volume and complexity of the 2011 National Electrical Code®. By translating the sometimes vague, complicated wording of the Code into straightforward illustrations and clear explanations, this book provides a resource that will facilitate your students' comprehension and application of Code requirements whether they are beginning or master electricians. Material is organized logically, covering fundamental provisions first, then grouping code requirements by the type of occupancy, beginning with one-family dwellings and progressing on to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. This organization also reflects how information is needed when working in the electrical industry, better preparing your students for the real world. The fifth edition of ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE® discusses new Code changes and shows some of these Code changes through new illustrations, while incorporating other Code changes into existing illustrations. Its comprehensive coverage, innovative learning approach, and industry-based organization make this an indispensable supplement to the NEC® whether your students need information on a specific area or need to learn the complete Code.

Student Supplements

Interactive eBook  (ISBN-10: 0840021739 | ISBN-13: 9780840021731)
Electrical CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 111154056X | ISBN-13: 9781111540562)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with SMART GRID DICTIONARY PLUS, 1st Edition.

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.

Illustrated Guide to the NEC  (ISBN-10: 1435498135 | ISBN-13: 9781435498136)

ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE® 5E provides you with a unique approach to learning the Code using highly-detailed, technically-accurate illustrations and visuals to break down and simplify the expanding volume and complexity of the 2011 National Electrical Code®. By translating the sometimes vague, complicated wording of the Code into straightforward illustrations and clear explanations, this book provides a resource that will facilitate your comprehension and application of Code requirements whether you are a beginning or a master electrician. Material is organized logically, covering fundamental provisions first, then grouping code requirements by the type of occupancy, beginning with one-family dwellings and progressing on to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. This organization also reflects how information is needed when working in the electrical industry, better preparing you for the real world. The fifth edition of ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE® discusses the new Code changes and shows some of these Code changes through new illustrations while incorporating other Code changes into existing illustrations. Its comprehensive coverage, innovative learning approach, and industry-based organization make this an indispensable supplement to the NEC® whether you need information on a specific area or need to learn the complete Code.