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Electricity 3, Power Generation and Delivery

ISBN 13: 9781111646738

ISBN 10: 1111646732

Author: Jeffrey J. Keljik

Pages: 280

Published: 01/01/2013

Price: $99.95 Add to cart

Updated to the 2011 National Electrical CodeĀ®, ELECTRICITY 3: POWER GENERATION AND DELIVERY, 10E explores various types of generators and the delivery of single phase and three-phase power to the customer site. Its thorough coverage of power generation and delivery includes topics such as DC generators, polyphase circuits, three-phase wye and delta connections, electrical characteristics of three-phase alternators, alternative power sources, transformers, and more. An excellent resource for both novice and practicing electrical workers, ELECTRICITY 3 emphasizes electrical system operation, giving readers a solid understanding of electrical procedures and how to apply them while troubleshooting.
  • Providing the most current coverage available, the new Tenth Edition is completely up to date with 2011 National Electrical Code® references.
  • Renewable energy systems coverage has been expanded to reflect the latest developments from the field. Coverage includes smart grid technologies, fuel cells, wind, solar, nuclear, and more.
  • Updated information on DC motor control.
  • New information on separately derived systems.
  • New photos and revised drawings representing actual applications give learners vivid visuals to help improve understanding.
  • Expanded coverage highlights the necessity of grounding for use and safety. New images improve the clarity of the book's explanation of grounding.
  • New information on power monitoring.
  • Short, easy-to-read chapters equip students with a quick reference for specific topics.
  • Detailed, practical artwork and real photographs provide schematic views thathelp students visualize key concepts.
  • Current technologies are examined in conjunction with older technologies still in use, providing the necessary information to transition to newer systems.
  • "Achievement Reviews" enable users to check their comprehension--and maximize their success--as they progress through the book.
Author Bio
Jeffrey J. Keljik
Jeff Keljik served as head of the electrical department at Dunwoody College of Technology where he played an integral part in developing the Electrical Design and Management program. He also serves as chairman of the Executive Board for the North Central Electrical League and is a member of the Minnesota Electrical Association Education Committee. The author of ELECTRIC MOTOR AND MOTOR CONTROLS (Cengage Learning), Mr. Keljik is also a contributing writer-editor for AC THEORY & DC THEORY, 3e (Cengage Learning). His honors include the 1993 Kraemer Fellowship Award for new technology education and an award for International Technical Teacher Education. A graduate of Dunwoody College of Technology, he also holds a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University as well as a Master Class A license and a Journeyman's Class A license, both from the state of Minnesota.
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Table of Contents
1. Operating Principles of DC Generators.
2. The Separately Excited DC Generator.
3. The Self Excited Shunt Generator.
4. Compound Wound DC Generator.
5. Summary of Units 1-4.
6. Single Phase AC Generation Principles.
7. Introduction to Polyphase Circuits.
8. The Three Phase Wye Connection.
9. The Three Phase Delta Connection.
10. Summary of Units 6-9.
11. Three Phase Alternators.
12. Engine Driven Generating Systems.
13. Control and Paralleling of Three Phase Alternators.
14. Alternate Power Sources.
15. Summary of Units 11-14.
16. Transformer Basics.
17. Single Phase Transformers.
18. The Single Phase, Three Wire Systems.
19. Single Phase Transformers Connected in Delta and Open Delta.
20. Single Phase Transformers Connected in Wye Systems.
21. Three Phase Transformers.
22. Separately Derived Systems With Transformers.
23. Summary of Power Transformers Units 16-22.
22. Instrument Transformers.
25. Power Relay and Monitoring.
26. Transformer Installations and National Electrical CodeĀ®.
27 Safety.
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