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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