The newly updated 14th Edition of Electrical Wiring Industrial
Item #: 9781111124892
Author: Stephen L. Herman Publisher: Cengage Learning Format: Paperback
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This edition of Electrical Wiring Industrial has been fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code®, and serves as an invaluable step-by-step guide for students learning how to navigate through the wiring of an entire industrial building. This book is an ideal resource for anyone who will work in the industrial electricity industry. Information is presented in a practical, straightforward manner, and covers all the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service; power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures.
This book also contains specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code® throughout, and provides guidance for students to successfully incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures. A complete set of industrial building plans is also included, offering your students opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more. 304 pp.
Includes a chapter on basic motor control.
Includes a chapter on developing a program for a PLC.
Contains photographs, diagrams, and illustrations that add clarity to explanations of critical concepts.
Contains examples that depict the application of 2011 NEC® requirements to power distribution, conductor sizing, motor connection, power factor correction, and lighting requirements.
Explains math concepts clearly and keeps them at a basic level that provides precisely the skills needed to succeed on the job without overwhelming your students with complicated concepts.
New to this Edition:
Updated to the 2011 National Electrical Code® (NEC®).
Includes added coverage on determining the grounding requirements for a building location.
Includes extended coverage on how wire size is determined.
Contains an example of how to determine conductor resistance in areas with different ambient temperatures.
Table of Contents:
Plans and Sitework.
The Unit Substation.
Feeder Bus System.
Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes.
Motors and Controllers.
Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Other Facilities.