ISBN-10:
0071763953
ISBN-13:
9780071763950
Pub. Date:
06/13/2011
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Augie Hand
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors

Keep electric motors running at peak performance! Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition explains in detail how all types of AC and DC motors work. Essential for anyone who needs to buy, install, troubleshoot, maintain, or repair small to industrial-size electric motors, this practical guide contains new information on three-phase motors along with coverage of the latest test instruments.

Drawing on his more than 40 years of experience working with electric motors, expert author Augie Hand provides a wealth of tested procedures to pinpoint and correct any kind of issue. He'll help you decide whether to replace a motor, take it offline for repair, or repair it in place—decisions that can reduce down time. End-of-chapter questions reinforce the material covered in the book. Quickly and accurately diagnose electric motor problems and find effective solutions with help from this fully updated classic.

Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition covers:

  • Troubleshooting and testing DC machines
  • AC electric motor theory
  • Single-phase motors
  • Three-phase induction motors
  • Troubleshooting less common motors, including synchronous, two-speed one-winding, and multispeed
  • Test instruments and services

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071763950
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/13/2011
Edition description: List
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 483,978
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Augie Hand had 30 years of hands-on experience in repairing and troubleshooting motors, followed by 15 years of giving seminars on the subject for electric motor repair shop technicians and in-house training for large industry maintenance technicians. He owned an electric motor repair shop for a number of years, and he taught the electric motor repair course at Southwestern Technical Institute. Hand is the co-author of Electric Motor Repair, considered the "Bible" of the industry.

Table of Contents

Troubleshooting Single-Phase Motors
Troubleshooting Three-Phase Motors
Troubleshooting the DC Machine
Introduction
Chapter 1 The DC Machine
Chapter 2 Troubleshooting and Testing the DC Machine
Chapter 3 AC Electric Motor Theory
Chapter 4 The Single-Phase Motor
Chapter 5 Three-Phase Induction Motor
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Three-Phase Motors
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting Less Common Motors
Chapter 8 Test Instruments and Services
Index

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