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Electricity for the Trades https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078118638.jpeg 3 2020 9780078118630 Frank Petruzella's Electricity for the Trades sets the standard for textbooks on electrical training. Frank Petruzella is a tradesman with more than 30 years of experience. This well-illustrated text provides an excellent foundation of electrical and electronic principles. This text prepares students for specialization in the electrical trades or one of the many related trades that require a special understanding of electrical fundamentals. New to the third edition is Connect with SmartBook 2.0!
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Electricity for the Trades

Electricity for the Trades, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 0078118638 | ISBN13: 9780078118630
By Frank Petruzella

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Frank Petruzella's Electricity for the Trades sets the standard for textbooks on electrical training. Frank Petruzella is a tradesman with more than 30 years of experience. This well-illustrated text provides an excellent foundation of electrical and electronic principles. This text prepares students for specialization in the electrical trades or one of the many related trades that require a special understanding of electrical fundamentals. New to the third edition is Connect with SmartBook 2.0!

Section 1 Fundametals of Electricity

Chapter 1 Safety

Chapter 2 Atoms and Electricity

Chapter 3 Sources and Characteristics of Electricity

Chapter 4 Electrical Quantities and OHM's Law

Chapter 5 Simple, Series, and Parallel Circuits

Chapter 6 Measuring Voltage, Current, and Resistance

Chapter 7 OHM's Law

Chapter 8 Resistors

Chapter 9 Electricity and Magnetism

Chapter 10 Electric Power and Energy

Section 2 Direct Current (DC) Circuits

Chapter 11 Solving The DC Series Circuit

Chapter 12 Solving The DC Parallel Circuit

Chapter 13 Solving The DC Series-Parallel Circuit

Chapter 14 Network Theorems

Section 3 Alternating Current (AC) Circuits

Chapter 15 Alternating Current Fundamentals

Chapter 16 Inductance and Capacitance

Chapter 17 Resistive, Inductive, Capacitive (RLC) Series Circuits

Chapter 18 Resistive, Inductive, Capacitive (RLC) Parallel Circuits

Chapter 19 Transformers

Section 4 Electrical Installation and Maintenance

Chapter 20 Circuit Conductors and Wire Sizes

Chapter 21 Fuses and Circuit Breakers

Chapter 22 Relays

Chapter 23 Lighting Equipment

Chapter 24 Electric Motors and Controls

Chapter 25 Electric Controls

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About the Author

Frank Petruzella

Frank D. Petruzella has extensive practical experience in the electrical control field, as well as many years experience teaching and authoring textbooks. Before becoming a full time educator, he was employed as an apprentice and electrician in areas of electrical installation and maintenance. He holds a Master of Science degree from Niagara University, a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York College - Buffalo, as well as diplomas in Electrical Power and Electronics from the Erie County Technical Institute.

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