Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls, and Maintenance

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Cengage Learning, May 28, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 376 pages
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Obtain quick and easy access to information on DC and AC motors, various types of manual, magnetic, and electronic controls, and the installation and maintenance functions of each. Updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code and featuring safety references to the most current OSHA Safe Work policies, Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls, and Maintenance, 9th Edition provides practical, hands-on information to get the electrical system operating as well as the theory of why the system works to aid in troubleshooting. The Ninth Edition features material on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and newer controls for servo and small motors. Current practices and equipment have also been added to the Maintenance section to better enable readers to troubleshoot motors and control problems.
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Contents

The DC Shunt Motor
1
The DC Series Motor
19
DC Compound Motors
25
Summary Review Of Units 13
33
Manual Starting Of DC Motors
37
Electronic DC Motor Control
45
Basic Principles Of Automatic Motor Control
59
The DC CEMF Motor Controller And DC VariableSpeed Motor Drives
69
The ThreePhase WoundRotor Induction Motor
183
SolidState Starters And Controls
197
Summary Review Of Units 1116
219
The Synchronous Motor
227
ThreePhase Motor Installations
239
SinglePhase Induction Motors
255
EnergyEfficient Motors
287
AC Series And Repulsion Motors
295

Dynamic Braking With A DC MotorReversal Control
83
Summary Review Of Units 59
89
Electromechanical And SolidState Relays And Timers
93
The ThreePhase SquirrelCage Induction Motor
105
Starting ThreePhase SquirrelCage Induction Motors
129
Controllers For ThreePhase Motors
149
Selsyn Units
311
Motor Maintenance
317
Summary Review Of Units 1824
333
Glossary
341
Index
351
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Jeff Keljik served as head of the electrical department at Dunwoody College of Technology where he played an integral part in developing the Electrical Design and Management program. He also serves as chairman of the Executive Board for the North Central Electrical League and is a member of the Minnesota Electrical Association Education Committee. The author of ELECTRIC MOTOR AND MOTOR CONTROLS (Cengage Learning), Mr. Keljik is also a contributing writer-editor for AC THEORY & DC THEORY, 3e (Cengage Learning). His honors include the 1993 Kraemer Fellowship Award for new technology education and an award for International Technical Teacher Education. A graduate of Dunwoody College of Technology, he also holds a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University as well as a Master Class A license and a Journeyman's Class A license, both from the state of Minnesota.

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