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. Basic Motor Controls. 9. Motors and Controllers. 10. Motor Installation. 11. Power Factor. 12. Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Other Facilities. 13. System Protection. 14. Lightning Protection. 15. Site Lighting. 16. Programmable Logic Controllers. 17. Developing a Program for a PLC. 18. Fiber Optics. 19. Hazardous Locations. 20. Harmonics. Appendix: Electrical Specifications. Code Index. Index.
As a retired electrician and proficient instructor with more than 30 years of practical experience, Stephen L. Herman is known for his reader-friendly approach. A seasoned author, Mr. Herman has written leading books on electricity and mathematics that are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman served as 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, North Carolina, for nine years and helped pioneer 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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