Electrical Motor Controls For Integrated Systems by Gary RockisElectrical Motor Controls For Integrated Systems by Gary Rockis

Electrical Motor Controls For Integrated Systems

byGary Rockis, Glen A. Mazur

Paperback | August 9, 2013

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Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems is the industry-leading reference that covers electrical, motor, and mechanical devices and their use in industrial control circuits. This textbook provides the architecture and content for acquiring the knowledge and skills required in an advanced manufacturing environment. In this fast-changing manufacturing environment, technicians must be competent in various aspects of mechanical, electrical, and fluid power systems for productivity and success. The textbook also serves as a practical resource for maintenance technicians responsible for production equipment and HVAC equipment.The textbook begins with basic electrical and motor theory, builds on circuit fundamentals, and reinforces comprehension through examples of industrial applications. Special emphasis is placed on the development of troubleshooting skills throughout the text.Expanded content in this edition includes the following: Electrical safety including NFPA® 70E, PPE, arc flash, and arc blast; Smart grid systems; Energy efficiency applications; andElectrical test instrumentsEach chapter includes checkpoint questions to reinforce key concepts, energy efficiency practices to promote energy efficiency, and Applying Your Knowledge to reinforce key motor control concepts on the DVD-ROM. Answers to the checkpoint questions are located in the Answer Keys. The Appendix contains many useful tables, charts, and formulas. The Glossary defines over 500 technical terms related to electrical theory, motors, motor control circuits, and control devices.
Title:Electrical Motor Controls For Integrated SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:769 pages, 11 × 8.75 × 1.5 inPublished:August 9, 2013Publisher:American Tech PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0826912265

ISBN - 13:9780826912268

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Electrical Quantities and Basic CircuitsChapter 2: Symbols and DiagramsChapter 3: Test InstrumentsChapter 4: Electrical SafetyChapter 5: Control LogicChapter 6: Mechanical Input Control DevicesChapter 7: SolenoidsChapter 8: Electromechanical RelaysChapter 9: DC GeneratorsChapter 10: AC GeneratorsChapter 11: TransformersChapter 12: Contactors and Magnetic Motor StartersChapter 13: DC MotorsChapter 14: AC MotorsChapter 15: Reversing MotorsChapter 16: Timing and Counting FunctionsChapter 17: Motor Stopping MethodsChapter 18: Motor Load, Torque, and Power Quality RequirementsChapter 19: Reduced-Voltage Starting CircuitsChapter 20: DC Power SourcesChapter 21: Semiconductor Input DevicesChapter 22: Semiconductor Amplification and SwitchingChapter 23: Semiconductor Power Switching DevicesChapter 24: Photoelectric Semiconductors, Fiber Optics, and Light-Based ApplicationsChapter 25: Solid-State Relays and StartersChapter 26: Motor DrivesChapter 27: Programmable ControllersChapter 28: Power Distribution and Smart Grid SystemsChapter 29: Preventive Maintenance SystemsChapter 30: Predictive MaintenanceGlossaryIndex