Direct Current Fundamentals by Stephen L. HermanDirect Current Fundamentals by Stephen L. Herman

Direct Current Fundamentals

byStephen L. Herman

Paperback | January 1, 2011

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For nearly half a century, this widely acclaimed book has presented the fundamental concepts of direct current electricity and magnetism in a straightforward, practical manner. This reader-friendly guide to DC electrical theory and applications is both thorough and focused, providing detailed coverage in a convenient, affordable volume. The new Eighth Edition retains the distinguishing features that are the cornerstone of this trusted book, including logically organized content that progresses step-by-step from basic principles to advanced concepts. Enhancements for the new edition include updated photographs and illustrations to help you grasp essential concepts quickly and apply your knowledge with confidence, as well as special icons highlighting "green" tips on energy efficiency.
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 Colle...
Title:Direct Current FundamentalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.1 × 7.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 1, 2011Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1111127468

ISBN - 13:9781111127466

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Electricity and Electronics.2. Electricity Production and Use.3. Electrostatics.4. Basic Circuit Concepts.5. Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes.6. Electrical Quantity Measurement.7. Resistance.8. Ohms Law.9. Electrical Power and Energy.10. Series Circuits.11. Parallel Circuits.12. Series-Parallel Circuits and Loaded Voltage Dividers.13. Conduction in Liquid and Gases.14. Batteries.15. Magnetism and Electromagnetism.16. Applications of Electromagnetism.17. Electrical Measuring Instruments.18. Electromagnetic Induction.19. DC Generators.20. Mechanical Motion from Electrical Energy.21. DC Motors.22. Starters and Speed Controllers.23. Solid State Control of Direct Current Motors.24. Solving DC Networks.