Electrical Power and Controls

Electrical Power and Controls

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For one-semester, sophomore-level, courses in Electrical Power and/or Controls, or Machines and/or Transformers in an EET program.Broad in scope, yet deep in content, this text offers unique, single-volume coverage of machines, transformers, controls, and electrical power distribution. The focus throughout is on topics that engineers and technologists today--and in the future--will encounter in the workplace--e.g., the principles of operation and application of motors, motor controls, power quality, power electronics, motor circuit design, programmable logic controllers, etc. The text includes much more material than could be covered in a single semester--allowing a great deal of flexibility in course design.show more

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  • Paperback | 469 pages
  • 197.1 x 243.6 x 26.4mm | 1,015.19g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130801828
  • 9780130801821

Table of contents

1. Fundamentals of Energy and the Power System. 2. Single- and Three-Phase Power. 3. Power Quality Considerations. 4. Magnetic Materials and Circuits. 5. Transformers. 6. Introduction to Motors and Generators. 7. Three-Phase Induction Motors. 8. Single-Phase Motors. 9. Power Electronics. 10. The Synchronous Machine. 11. DC Machines. 12. Control Devices and Circuits. 13. Building Electrical Systems. 14. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Appendix: A. NEC Tables. Appendix: B: List of Symbols. Index.show more

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