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American Technical Publishers, Incorporated
Electrical Motor Controls

Electrical Motor Controls

by Gary Rockis, Glen A. Mazur


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This textbook presents technical information on the control devices used in contemporary industrial electrical systems. A sampling of topics includes electrical safety, magnetic solenoids, reversing motor circuits, power distribution systems, solid-state relays, reduced-voltage starting PLCs, and accelerating and decelerating methods. The text is accompanied throughout by color photographs, diagrams, and other illustrations. The CD-ROM contains quizzes and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826916716
Publisher: American Technical Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 490
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1Electrical Quantities and Circuits1
2Electrical Tools, Instruments, and Safety29
3Electrical Symbols and Line Diagrams57
4Logic Applied to Line Diagrams67
5AC Manual Contactors and Motor Starters83
6Magnetism and Magnetic Solenoids95
7AC/DC Contactors and Motor Starters119
8Time Delay and Logic147
9Control Devices165
10Reversing Motor Circuits215
11Power Distribution Systems247
12Solid-State Electronic Control Devices271
13Electromechanical and Solid-State Relays307
14Photoelectric and Proximity Controls337
15Programmable Controllers369
16Reduced-Voltage Starting403
17Accelerating and Decelerating Methods435
18Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting473
Review Questions497

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