Electricity 2, Devices, Circuits and Materials

Ninth Edition
Author: Thomas Kubala
ISBN #: 1435400690
©2009   Publish Date: 05/28/2008
Binding: PB
Pages: 168
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $99.95


Electricity 2: Devices, Circuits and Materials, 9th Edition acquaints newcomers to the field with various types of alternating current circuits, while developing a solid understanding of the concepts of power, power factor, and power factor correction. This book, completely updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code®, explores alternating current principles and concepts of inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and impedance. Sample problems and solutions at the end of each unit provide a direct route to understanding as readers apply key electrical principles in realistic troubleshooting situations

Product Benefits:

  • enhancements to this edition include the latest terminology and a modernized art program featuring current photographs of electrical equipment
  • modern applications of power installations help prepare readers for work in the field
  • pragmatic troubleshooting methods are explored to help develop critical thinking skills
  • problems and solutions at the end of each unit help readers identify topics that require further review

Table of Contents:

1. Alternating-Current Principles
2. Inductance and Inductive Reactance
3. Capacitance and Capacitive Reactance
4. Series Circuit; Resistance and Inductance
5. Series Circuit: Resistance and Capacitance
6. Series Circuit: Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance
7. AC Parallel Circuits Containing Inductance
8. AC Parallel Circuits Containing Inductance and Capacitance
9. AC Power, Power Factor, and Power Factor Correction
10. Summary Review of Units 1-9
11. Installation of a Single-Phase, Three-Wire Service Entrance for a Single-Family Residence
12. Installation of a Single-Phase, Three-Wire Service Entrance for an Apartment Building
13. Installation of a Three-Phase, Three-Wire Service Entrance
14. Introduction to Fluorescent Lighting
15. Installation of Fluorescent Lighting
16. Summary Review of Units 11-15

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