Transformers for the Electrician

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Author: Marvin Gerth
Edition: 001
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781435482395
ISBN 10: 1435482395
Copyright: 2011

Price: $74.95

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Today's electrical students and electrical technicians alike are looking for a resource that moves beyond traditional offerings to get more than just transformer theory, but also the practical information that can be put to use in everyday situations when in the field. TRANSFORMERS FOR THE ELECTRICIAN is the perfect solution! Written in a conversational style that minimizes technical jargon in favor of laymen's terms, the book presents a solid, comprehensive theoretical background of transformer operation, exploring its most important concepts through real-world examples, practical maintenance procedures, and pertinent National Electrical CodeĀ® rules. The end result: readers will gain a thorough understanding of the critical information that a successful working electrician needs in order to connect, troubleshoot, and size just about any type of transformer.


  • Mix of theory and practical come together to provide a critical understanding that any successful working electrician needs in order to connect, troubleshoot, and size just about any type of transformer.
  • Fills in gaps left by other transformer books by including coverage of voltage correction taps, control transformers, and nonstandard transformer connections.
  • Highlights the proper connections for the most common transformers with valuable connection diagrams.
  • Encourages critical thinking and application of key concepts with Review Questions and Exercises at the end of each chapter.
  • Expands the wealth of resources available to students with Appendices that contain reference information about transformer sizes and motor full load amps.

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