Electricity & Controls for HVAC-R

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Author: Stephen L. Herman; Bennie Sparkman
Edition: 005
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781401895136
ISBN 10: 1401895131
Copyright: 2006

Price: $129.95

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Now in its fifth edition, Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry. Prior knowledge of electricity is not required as this book begins with discussion of essential basic electricity and electrical circuits concepts. Numerous schematic diagrams and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures are included to acquaint readers with all of the different types of circuits commonly encountered in the HVAC-R field.


  • comprehensive coverage of electric motors includes three-phase motors, squirrel cage induction motors, wound rotor motors, synchronous motors, and more
  • circuits commonly encountered in the field are explained in a practical, non-mathematical manner
  • new units on brushless DC motors, as well as light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and photodiodes introduce students to the latest technologies in the field
  • units on programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programming PLCs are thoroughly updated to remain current with industry practices
  • requirements for unit installation have been updated to comply with 2005 NECĀ® standards

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