1st Edition

Electrical Science for Technicians

ISBN 9781138849266
Published June 5, 2015 by Routledge
430 Pages 254 B/W Illustrations

USD $62.95

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Book Description

An indispensable resource for electrical technicians and trainees, Electrical Science for Technicians walks readers through the subject in a logical order, providing a historical overview alongside modern electrical theory and practice. You will be guided through the subject in a topic by topic manner with each section building upon the one that came before it. By adding context to the principles of electrical science they become easier to both understand and remember, providing a background in the subject that will remain with you for life.

  • Fully aligned to the 17th edition of the wiring regulations
  • Topic-based approach ensures suitability for both technicians and students
  • Clear objectives outlined at the start and revisited at the end of each chapter as a checklist allow readers to check their learning before moving on.

Table of Contents

Foreword  Introduction by Author  1. SI System of Measurements  2. Solving Complex Circuits: Network Theorems  3. Review of Series and Parallel A.C. Circuits  4. Resolving Phasors  5. Series-Parallel A.C. Circuits  6. Solving A.C. Circuits using Symbolic Notation  7. Solving Balanced and Unbalanced Three-Phase Circuits, using Symbolic Notation  8. Electrical Measurements  9. Measuring Three-Phase Power  10. Transformers 1: Construction  11. Transformers 2: Theory  12. Transformers 3: Connections  13. Direct-Current Generators  14. Direct-Current Motors  15. Synchronous Generators  16. Three-Phase Induction Motors  17. Single-Phase Motors  18. A.C. Motor Starters  19. Electric Lighting

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Adrian Waygood currently works as a freelance lecturer and instructional designer, but in the past has worked for organisations as diverse as the Royal Navy, Royal Navy of Oman, British Aerospace, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, the UAE's Higher Colleges of Technology, and the Apprenticeship Branch of British Columbia's Ministry of Labour.

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