Electrical Wiring Industrial: Based on the 2005 National Electric Code

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Cengage Learning, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 266 pages
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Updated to the 2005 National Electrical Code, this revised edition takes readers step-by-step through the safe and effective wiring of an entire industrial building. A complete set of industrial building plans offers hands-on practice in effectively interpreting and applying Code requirements for the installation of electrical service, power, and lighting to an industrial structure. In addition to coverage of basic electrical principles and wiring requirements, this book also explores changeovers to new systems, planning for growth and increased capacity, and periodic maintenance procedures. Readers will surely benefit from the first-hand knowledge of the undertakings and responsibilities facing today's professional industrial electricians provided by this experienced author team.
 

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Contents

Unit
1
The Unit Substation
14
Feeder Bus System
26
Panelboards
36
Trolley Busways
43
Using Wire Tables and Determining Conductor Sizes
56
Signaling Systems
74
Motors and Controllers
85
System Protection
159
Lightning Protection
181
Site Lighting
188
Programmable Logic Controllers
195
Fiber Optics
208
Hazardous Locations
218
Harmonics
240
Electrical Specifications
249

Motor Installation
121
Power Factor
135
Ventilating Air Conditioning and Other Facilities
148

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Robert L. Smith, P.E., is an Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He worked in electrical construction for more than 20 years. He taught electrical apprentice classes for the IBEW and industrial electricity at Parkland Community College and Environmental Technology for the School of Architecture. Mr. Smith has frequently lectured on the application of the National Electrical Code . He was an active member of the Illumination Engineering Society, of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, and of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.

Stephen L. Herman--both an electrician and a teacher for more than 30 years--authored numerous popular textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Now retired, Mr. Herman spent two decades as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years, and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Additional publications include DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.

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