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Introduction to electricity / Robert T. Paynter, B.J. Toby Boydell.

Paynter, Robert T. (Author). Boydell, B. J. Toby (Added Author).

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Treasure Valley Community College Library 621.3 P294in (Text) 32220000953295 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/21/2010 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780135040874
  • ISBN: 0135040876
  • Physical Description: xlv, 1284 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Upper Saddle River : Prentice Hall, [2011]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
S.1. Electrical Shock Hazard -- S.2. Ground Faults, Grounding, and Bonding -- S.3. Lockout/Tagout -- S.4. Electrical Fire Hazards -- S.5. Personal Protection Equipment -- S.6. Hazardous Locations -- S.7. Common-Sense Rules for Working Safely -- Getting Started -- 1.1. Electrical Careers -- 1.2. Electronics Careers -- 1.3. Components and Symbols -- 1.4. Test Equipment -- 1.5. Engineering Notation -- Basic Electrical Concepts -- 2.1. Matter, Elements, and Atoms -- 2.2. Electrical Charge -- 2.3. Current -- 2.4. Voltage -- 2.5. Resistance -- 2.6. Conductors, Insulators, and Semiconductors -- Basic Electric Components and Meters -- 3.1. Conductors and Insulators -- 3.2. Resistors -- 3.3. Potentiometers and Rheostats -- 3.4. Batteries -- 3.5. DC Power Sources -- 3.6. Switches and Circuit Protectors -- 3.7. Analog and Digital Multimeters -- 3.8. Measuring Voltage, Resistance, and Current -- Ohm's Law and Power -- 4.1. Ohm's Law -- 4.2. Power and Efficiency -- 4.3. Basic Circuit Calculations -- 4.4. Basic Circuit Faults and Symptoms -- Series Circuits -- 5.1. Series Circuit Characteristics -- 5.2. Voltage Dividers -- 5.3. Practical Series Circuits -- 5.4. Series Circuit Fault Symptoms and Troubleshooting -- 5.5. Earth Ground Versus Chassis Ground -- Parallel Circuits -- 6.1. Parallel Circuit Characteristics -- 6.2. Current Dividers -- 6.3. Practical Parallel Circuits -- 6.4. Parallel Circuit Fault Symptoms and Troubleshooting -- Series-Parallel Circuits -- 7.1. Introduction to Series-Parallel Circuits -- 7.2. Analyzing Series-Parallel Circuits -- 7.3. Circuit Loading -- 7.4. The Wheatstone Bridge -- 7.5. Fault Symptoms and Troubleshooting -- Introduction to Residential Circuits: A Practical Series-Parallel Application -- 8.1. The Service Entrance and Service Drop -- 8.2. Switches and Receptacles -- 8.3. Residential AC Circuits -- Source and Load Analysis -- 9.1. Voltage and Current Sources -- 9.2. Thevenin's Theorem -- 9.3. Maximum Power Transfer -- 9.4. Norton's Theorem -- 9.5. Superposition -- Magnetism -- 10.1. Magnetism: An Overview -- 10.2. Magnetic Characteristics -- 10.3. Electromagnetism -- 10.4. Electromagnetic Relays: An Application of Electromagnetic Principles -- 10.5. Related Topics -- Inductance and Inductors -- 11.1. Introduction to Inductance -- 11.2. Mutual Inductance -- 11.3. Inductors in DC Circuits -- 11.4. Types of Inductors -- Capacitance And Capacitors -- 12.1. Capacitance and Capacitors: An Overview -- 12.2. Series and Parallel Capacitors -- 12.3. Capacitors in DC Circuits -- 12.4. Capacitor Types -- Alternating Current (AC) -- 13.1. Alternating Current (AC): Overview and Time Measurements -- 13.2. Waveform Magnitude -- 13.3. Sine Waves: Phase and Instantaneous Values -- 13.4. Rectangular Waves -- Series Resistive-Inductive (RL) Circuits -- 14.1. The Phase Relationship Between Inductor Current and Voltage -- 14.2. Inductive Reactance (XL) -- 14.3. Inductor Power -- 14.4. Series RL Circuits -- 14.5. Power Characteristics and Calculations -- Parallel Resistive-Inductive (RL) Circuits -- 15.1. Parallel RL Circuit Currents -- 15.2. Parallel RL Circuit Impedance -- 15.3. Parallel Circuit Analysis -- Series Resistive-Capacitive (RC) Circuits -- 16.1. Alternating Voltage and Current Characteristics -- 16.2. Capacitive Reactance (XC) -- 16.3. Series RC Circuits -- 16.4. Power Characteristics and Calculations -- Parallel Resistive-Capacitive (RC) Circuits -- 17.1. Parallel RC Circuit Currents -- 17.2. Parallel RC Circuit Impedance -- 17.3. Parallel Circuit Analysis -- RLC Circuits -- 18.1. Series LC Circuits -- 18.2. Parallel LC Circuits -- 18.3. Resonance -- 18.4. Series and Parallel RLC Circuits -- 18.5. Power Factor Correction -- Frequency Response and Filters -- 19.1. Introduction to Frequency Response -- 19.2. RC and RL Low-Pass Filters -- 19.3. RC and RL High-Pass Filters -- 19.4. Bandpass and Notch Filters -- Three-Phase Power -- 20.1. Three-Phase Power -- 20.2. Inductive Wye (Y) Circuits -- 20.3. Inductive Delta (Δ) Circuits -- 20.4. Wye-Delta and Delta-Wye Circuits -- 20.5. Power and Power Factor -- Introduction to Transformers -- 21.1. Transformer Operation: An Overview -- 21.2. Transformer Voltage, Current, and Power -- 21.3. Transformer Winding Configurations -- 21.4. Factors Affecting Transformer Performance -- 21.5. Related Topics -- Three-Phase Transformers -- 22.1. Three-Phase Transformer Configurations -- 22.2. Transformer Power Calculations -- 22.3. Related Topics -- DC Machines: Generators and Motors -- 23.1. Generators and Alternators: An Overview -- 23.2. DC Generator Elements and Construction -- 23.3. Series Generators -- 23.4. Parallel Generators -- 23.5. Compound Generators -- 23.6. More on DC Generators -- 23.7. DC Motors: Basic Concepts -- 23.8. Series DC Motors -- 23.9. Shunt DC Motors -- 23.10. Compound DC Motors -- 23.11. DC Motor Control Circuits -- AC Machines: Alternators and Motors -- 24.1. Alternators: An Overview -- 24.2. Three-Phase Alternator Elements and Construction -- 24.3. Three-Phase Alternator Connections and Loading -- 24.4. AC Motors: An Overview -- 24.5. Induction Motors -- 24.6. Three-Phase Synchronous Motors -- AC Power Transmission and Distribution -- 25.1. Power Transmission and Distribution: An Overview -- 25.2. Generating Electrical Power -- 25.3. Transmission Lines and Substations -- 25.4. Distribution Grids -- Green Power -- 26.1. Large-scale Power Generation -- 26.2. Distributed Generation -- 26.3. A Smarter, Greener Grid -- 26.4. Green Buildings -- 26.5. Green Lighting -- Introduction to Copper Cabling -- 27.1. Introduction to Telecommunications -- 27.2. Twisted-Pair Cables -- 27.3. Modular Jacks and Plugs -- 27.4. Termination Blocks -- 27.5. Coaxial Cables -- Introduction to Fiber Optic Cabling -- 28.1. Light Concepts -- 28.2. Introduction to Fiber Optic Cables -- 28.3. Fiber Optic Connectors and Splices -- 28.4. Light Sources and Detectors -- Appendix A. Working with Units of Measure -- Appendix B. Working with Wire Tables -- Appendix C. Glossary -- Appendix D. Answers to Odd-Numbered Practice Problems.
Subject: Electrical engineering

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