Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls

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"Now with an eight-page color insert, this fully updated, hands-on guide helps you develop your electrical and electronic skills and applications in control circuits, motors, fans, and more. Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, second edition, is acomplete, up-to-date guide to the electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. Electricity and electronics are introduced, explained, and used to analyze problems associated with this type of equipment. Packed with more than 650 illustrations, the latest codes and regulations, study questions, and review problems, this career-building tool helps you boost your skills and confidence, and then apply this expertise effectively in the workplace. The book also includes strategies for avoiding common problems and performing proper procedures on every job. Reorganized into parts for ease of following content New chapter on robots and robotics An eight-page color insert added for the first time Shows how to read and interpret schematics and drawings--a critical skill for ensuring the efficiency, budget and schedule compliance, quality, and safety of any electrical project Covers the latest in tools, devices, motors, and digital controls Includes review questions, problems, and answers"--

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Rex Miller (industrial technology, State U. of New York, College at Buffalo) and Mark Miller (industrial technology, U. of Texas at Tyler) offer a textbook for industrial electricians and apprentices who install and operate electrical systems, and others concerned with motor controls, such as electricians, technicians, engineers, electrical contractors, drafters, and designers. It explains motor controllers and their theory, operation, installation, and maintenance of various electrical systems, covering tools and equipment, safety, symbols, control circuits and diagrams, switches, magnetism and solenoids, relays, electric motors, timers, sensors and sensing, valves, motor starting methods, solid-state reduced-voltage starters, speed control and monitoring, motor control and protection, three-phase controllers, drives, transformers, power generation, power distribution systems, programmable controllers, troubleshooting and maintenance, and careers in electricity. This edition has a new chapter on robotics, a new color insert with photos and illustrations, and information on new codes, regulations, and devices. Basic knowledge of electricity and electric motor theory and operation is assumed, but a review of the fundamentals is included. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The most complete, up-to-date guide to industrial electricity

This practical resource offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You'll learn how to read and interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the jobsite.

The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new 16-page color insert, and information on the latest codes, regulations, and devices. Filled with more than 650 photos and diagrams, study questions, review problems, and detailed answers, this career-building tool helps you enhance your electrical and electronics expertise and apply it effectively in the workplace.

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition covers:

  • Tools and equipment
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Symbols used in electrical wiring diagrams and ladder diagrams
  • Control circuits and diagrams
  • Switches
  • Magnetism and solenoids
  • Relays
  • Electric motors
  • Timers and sensors
  • Solenoids and valves
  • Motor starting methods
  • Solid-state reduced-voltage starters
  • Speed control and monitoring
  • Motor control and protection
  • Three-phase controllers
  • Drives
  • Transformers
  • Power generation
  • Power distribution systems
  • Programmable controllers
  • Robotics
  • Careers in electricity

Publisher: New York :, McGraw-Hill Education,, 2014
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780071818698
Characteristics: xiii, 498 p., [16] p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.), plans ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Miller, Mark R.


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