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Standard Textbook of Electricity, 7th Edition

Format: HARD (Hardcover)
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DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, 7TH EDITION by Stephen Herman provides a critical foundation in electrical theory, which forms the backbone for all careers that encompass the electrical industry, including motor controls, PLCs, lineman, contractors, fiber optics and wiring. Assuming no prior knowledge of electricity, the author uses practical examples to introduce basic electrical circuits, DC and AC theory, as well as meters, transformers and motors. The author also limits math to basic algebra and trigonometry with step-by-step examples. All information and updates reflect the latest National Electric Code. MindTap multimedia online resources, testing and a lab manual are also available.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated graphics
  • Extended coverage of batteries to include AGM batteries
  • Added coverage of three-phase transformers to include connections for six-phase transformer connections
  • The previous-edition unit on filters has been revised to include more practical applications concerning surge, spike and lightning protection
  • A new unit on motor installation in accord with the NEC. The unit concerns conductor selection, fuse or circuit-breaking sizing and overload heater selection

  • Hardcover | 992 pages | 5 lbs.

    Author Bio

    Stephen L. Herman is a retired electrician and teacher with more than 30 years of experience to his credit. A seasoned author, his reader-friendly textbooks on electricity and mathematics are popular with students and instructors alike. For two decades Mr. Herman was 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, N.C., for nine years and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas.

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