Electricity for the Trades, 3rd Edition
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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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