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Electric Motors & Motor Controls, 2nd Edition

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Electric Motors & Motor Controls, 2nd Edition

Price: $249.95

Product Code: 9781401898410

ISBN: 9781401898410


Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning

This book is designed for the electrical
professional who needs to know motor control from the practical
viewpoint. It is designed to introduce basic controls then build to the
more complex controls for various motors and various applications. It is
designed for a troubleshooter who needs to know not only modern controls
but older controls that are still in use. The HOW and WHY controls are
designed to perform the desired operations are important concepts to be
understood. Along with motor controls of all types, motors are analyzed
to provide the reader with the proper application for a particular need.
Matching system needs with motor characteristics and capabilities is
easier with foundational knowledge of motor theory. Use of the National
Electrical Code is used to acquaint readers with how to install and
maintain motor systems. 448 pp.


  • Topics are arranged in logical sequence of typical usage
  • Thorough coverage of why motors work and why they may fail
  • Comprehensive coverage of basic control schemes and how they are created
  • NEC requirements are covered in the most used scenarios
  • Application of new controls and methods and still used traditional method of using motors and controls

Electric Motors & Motor Controls, 2nd Edition - Table of Contents:

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Single-Phase Motors
  • Three-Phase Motors and Generators
  • Basic Motor Control
  • Controllers, Relays, and Timers
  • Three-Phase Motors, Controls, and Full Voltage Starting
  • Motor Acceleration and Deceleration
  • Motor Maintenance and Installation
  • Special Motors
  • Power Distribution and Monitoring Systems
  • DC Motors, Generators, and Controls
  • Appendix A Wiring Diagrams
  • Appendix B Formulas
  • Appendix C Symbols
  • Appendix D Troubleshooting
  • Glossary
  • Index

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