This reference shows how industrial components and systems operate, how they are installed and maintained, and how to diagnose and service any malfunctions. Using a systems approach, this book provides the perfect blend of theory and application for today's technicians to understand how electrical, electronic control, and PLC parts interact to make complex modern industrial machines operate. This understanding aids troubleshooting of everything from simple circuits to complex PLC controlled systems with electronic variable frequency drives.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013117598X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013117598X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Shop Safety and Shop Practices.Introduction.Safety Glasses, Protective Clothing, and Equipment.Safety Mats and Equipment to Prevent Fatigue.Safety Light Curtains and Two-Hand Start Buttons.Safety Gates and Shields.Checking Guards and Active Safety Devices.Cleanliness and Shop Housekeeping.Leaks.MSDS.First Aid, CPR and Portable Defibrillators.Fire Safety.Electrical Safety.Working Safely with Hand Tools and Power Tools.Safety Briefings and Safety Meetings.Safety Standards Organizations in the United States, Canada, and Europe.2. Tools for Electrical Technicians.Overview of Electrical Tools.Electrical Meters.Hole Punches and Hole-Cutting Tools.Electrical Conduit Bending, Cutting, and Threading Tools.Electrical Pliers, Wire Cutters, and Wire Strippers.Screwdrivers for Electrical Installation and Maintenance.Wrenches for Electrical Maintenance.Tool Pouches and Tool Belts.Proper Use of Tools.3. Fundamentals of Electricity.Overview of Electricity.Example of a Simple Electrical Circuit.Example of Voltage in a Circuit.Example of Current in a Circuit.Example of Resistance in a Circuit.Identifying the Basic Parts of a Circuit.Wiring Diagram and Ladder Diagram.Equating Electricity to a Water System.Using Ohm's Law to Calculate Volts, Amperes, and Ohms.Ohm's Law Formulas.Using Ohm's Law to Calculate Voltage.Using Ohm's Law to Calculate Current.Using Ohm's Law to Calculate Resistance.Using the Ohm's Law Wheel to Remember the Ohm's Law Formulas.Calculating Electrical Power.Presenting All the Formulas.Using Prefixes and Exponents with Numbers.4. Voltmeters, Ammeters, and Ohmmeters.Measuring Volts, Amps, and Ohms.Measuring Voltage.Measuring Electrical Current.Measuring Milliamps.Creating a Multiplier with a Clamp-on-Type Ammeter.Measuring Electrical Resistance.Reading the Scales of a VOM Meter.Measuring DC Volts and Reading the VOM Scales.Measuring and Reading the Milliamp Scales on the VOM.Measuring and Reading Resistance Scales on the VOM.Making Measurements with Digital VOM Meters.5. Series Circuits.Introduction.Examples of Series Circuits.Series Switches.Adding Loads in Series.Resistor Color Codes.Decoding a Resistor.Why Resistor Tolerance Is Important.Variable Resistors.Using Ohm's Law to Calculate Ohms, Volts, and Amps for Resistors in Series.Solving for Current in a Series Circuit.Calculating the Voltage Drop Across Each Resistor.Calculating the Power Consumption of Each Resistor.Calculating the Power Consumption of an Electrical Heating Element.Troubleshooting Series Switches.Review of Series Circuits.6. Parallel and Series-Parallel Circuits.Introduction.Calculating Voltage, Current, and Resistance in a Parallel Circuit.Calculating Resistance in a Parallel Circuit.Calculating Power in a Parallel Circuit.Reviewing the Principles of Parallel Circuits.Review of Using Prefixes with Units of Measure.Series-Parallel Circuits.Series-Parallel Circuits in Factory Electrical Systems.Review of Series-Parallel Circuits.7. Magnetic Theory.Introduction to Magnetic Theory.A Typical Bar Magnet and Flux Lines.Electromagnets.Adding Coils of Wire to Increase the Strength of an Electromagnet.Using a Core to Increase the Strength of the Magnetic Field of a Coil.Reversing the Polarity of a Magnetic Field in an Electromagnet.Electr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_013117598X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11013117598X