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Electric Motor Control, 10th Edition

Author: Stephen L. Herman
Format: SOFT (Softcover)
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This highly practical approach to a difficult topic makes Electric Motor Control, 10th Edition an especially useful and effective tool for anyone who will install, monitor, and/or maintain motor control. The book begins by introducing the simplest of equipment and then builds upon this knowledge, step-by-step, enabling readers to learn how to draw and interpret motor control schematic diagrams. Subsequent units provide useful information on motor control components and how they are connected to form complete control circuits. One of the most reader-friendly, yet technically complete, introductions to modern motor theory and applications available anywhere, the book is particularly well suited for use in journeyman electrician training courses or self-study.


  • Includes updated artwork and schematic diagrams

  • A new unit on troubleshooting techniques provides real-life tools for readers

  • Step-by-step instructions are given on how to use the voltmeter, ammeter, and ohmmeter when troubleshooting a control circuit

  • Updated content includes coverage of Mercury bulb float switches

  • Short, self-contained, 4-10 page units are a key trademark feature of this book so that content canbe easily matched up with teacher and learner needs

Softcover | 355 pages | 2 lbs.

Author Bio

As a retired electrician and proficient instructor with more than 30 years of practical experience, Stephen L. Herman is known for his reader-friendly approach. A seasoned author, Mr. Herman has written leading books on electricity and mathematics that are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman served as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years and helped pioneer an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. His additional publications include ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC/R, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT EQUIPMENT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.

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