Electrical Wiring Industrial

Author: Stephen L. Herman
ISBN #: 1111124892
©2012   Publish Date: 01/01/2011
Binding: PB
Pages: 304
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $129.95


ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14th Edition is the ideal resource for anyone in the industrial electricity industry. This book is fully updated to reference the 2011 National Electrical Code® and guides readers step-by-step through the wiring of an entire industrial building. ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 14E has a practical, straightforward approach that begins by covering the tasks and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians, including: installation of electrical service; power and lighting; special new construction systems; changeovers from old systems; planning for growth and increased capacity; and periodic maintenance procedures. Specific references to the 2011 National Electrical Code® throughout show readers how to incorporate codes and principles into everyday practice and procedures. A complete set of industrial building plans is included, offering readers opportunities for hands-on practice in interpreting and applying Code requirements to sitework, feeder bus systems, panelboards, fiber optics, harmonics, hazardous locations, and more.

Product Benefits:

  • Updated to the 2011 National Electrical Code® (NEC®).
  • Includes added coverage on determining the grounding requirements for a building location.
  • Includes extended coverage on how wire size is determined.
  • Contains an example of how to determine conductor resistance in areas with different ambient temperatures.
  • Includes a chapter on basic motor control.
  • Includes a chapter on developing a program for a PLC.
  • Contains photographs, diagrams, and illustrations that add clarity to explanations of critical concepts.
  • Contains examples that depict the application of 2011 NEC® requirements to power distribution, conductor sizing, motor connection, power factor correction, and lighting requirements.
  • Explains math concepts clearly and keeps them at a basic level that provides precisely the skills needed to succeed on the job without overwhelming your students with complicated concepts.

Table of Contents:

Plans and Sitework.
The Unit Substation.
Feeder Bus System.
Trolley Busways.
Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes.
Signaling Systems.
Motors and Controllers.
Motor Installation.
Power Factor.
Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Other Facilities.
System Protection.
Lightning Protection.
Site Lighting.
Programmable Logic Controllers.
Fiber Optics.
Hazardous Locations.

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