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Electrical Wiring Industrial

ISBN 13: 9781285054216

ISBN 10: 1285054210

Author: Stephen L. Herman

Pages: 352

Published: 01/13/2014

Price: $129.95 Add to cart

Description
ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 15E is the complete, step-by-step guide to wiring industrial buildings according to the current 2014 National Electrical CodeĀ®. An ideal on-the-job reference for apprentice and journeyman electricians, building contractors, and anyone working in the electrical field, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL,15E presents concise, straightforward information in a practical, task-oriented style. Chapter topics explore all fundamentals, from installing new electrical service and changeovers from old systems to project planning and maintenance procedures. The book highlights the 2014 National Electrical CodeĀ® throughout the readings to demonstrate code updates, as well as how to apply requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, and more . In addition to a full sample set of industrial building plans, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 15E illustrates concepts with stimulating drawings, photographs, and other graphics to support learning and develop the reasoning skills that can elevate you to the next level of your career.
Benefits
  • Current Essentials: All new information on important topics for industrial electricians includes grounding and bonding, timing relays, transformer maintenance, and more.
  • Extra Connections: Thorough coverage of service entrance connections safely prepares electricians for a variety of industrial jobs and settings.
  • Added Motor Coverage: Bring readers up to date with the latest information on the functions, uses, and maintenance of multi-speed squirrel cage motors.
  • Identifying Data: Help students identify motors according to nameplate data such as voltage, frequency, phase, time ratings, and other labeled specifics required by the NEC.
  • Essential Motor Controls: Content includes a full chapter on basic motor control, as well as developing a program for a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
  • Illuminating Visuals: Detailed photographs, diagrams, and illustrations help clarify explanations of critical industrial electricity concepts.
  • Present-Day Examples: Chapters illustrate how to apply contemporary 2014 NEC® requirements for power distribution, conductor sizing, motor connection, power factor correction, and lighting in industrial settings.
  • Practical Math: Provide students the specific math skills they need to succeed on the job without overwhelming them with unnecessarily complicated concepts.
Author Bio
Stephen L. Herman
Stephen L. Herman is a retired electrician and teacher with more than 30 years of experience to his credit. A seasoned author, his reader-friendly textbooks on electricity and mathematics are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman was lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. His additional publications include ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC/R, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT EQUIPMENT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.
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Table of Contents
1. Plans and Sitework.
2. The Unit Substation.
3. Feeder Bus System.
4. Panelboards.
5. Trolley Busways.
6. Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes.
7. Signaling Systems.
8. Motors and Controllers.
9. Motor Installation.
10. Power Factor.
11. Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Other Facilities.
12. System Protection.
13. Lightning Protection.
14. Site Lighting.
15. Programmable Logic Controllers.
16. Fiber Optics.
17. Hazardous Locations.
18. Harmonics.
Sample Chapters