The most complete, up-to-date guide to industrial electricity.
This practical resource offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You’ll learn how to read and interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the job site.
This career-building tool has more than 650 photos and diagrams, study questions, review problems, and detailed answers. It helps you enhance your electrical and electronics expertise and apply it effectively in the workplace. The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new 16-page colour insert, and information on the latest codes, regulations, and devices.
Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition covers:
- Tools and equipment
- Safety in the workplace
- Symbols used in electrical wiring diagrams and ladder diagrams
- Control circuits and diagrams
- Magnetism and solenoids
- Electric motors
- Timers and sensors
- Solenoids and valves
- Motor starting methods
- Solid-state reduced-voltage starters
- Speed control and monitoring
- Motor control and protection
- Three-phase controllers
- Power generation
- Power distribution systems
- Programmable controllers
- Careers in electricity