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Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery / Edition 10

Electricity 3: Power Generation and Delivery / Edition 10

by Jeffrey J. Keljik
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Updated to the 2011 National Electrical Code, ELECTRICITY 3: POWER GENERATION AND DELIVERY, 10E explores various types of generators and the delivery of single phase and three-phase power to the customer site. Its thorough coverage of power generation and delivery includes topics such as DC generators, polyphase circuits, three-phase wye and delta connections, electrical characteristics of three-phase alternators, alternative power sources, transformers, and more. An excellent resource for both novice and practicing electrical workers, ELECTRICITY 3 emphasizes electrical system operation, giving readers a solid understanding of electrical procedures and how to apply them while troubleshooting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781111646738
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Operating Principles of DC Generators. 2. The Separately Excited DC Generator. 3. The Self Excited Shunt Generator. 4. Compound Wound DC Generator. 5. Summary of Units 1-4. 6. Single Phase AC Generation Principles. 7. Introduction to Polyphase Circuits. 8. The Three Phase Wye Connection. 9. The Three Phase Delta Connection. 10. Summary of Units 6-9. 11. Three Phase Alternators. 12. Engine Driven Generating Systems. 13. Control and Paralleling of Three Phase Alternators. 14. Alternate Power Sources. 15. Summary of Units 11-14. 16. Transformer Basics. 17. Single Phase Transformers. 18. The Single Phase, Three Wire Systems. 19. Single Phase Transformers Connected in Delta and Open Delta. 20. Single Phase Transformers Connected in Wye Systems. 21. Three Phase Transformers. 22. Separately Derived Systems With Transformers. 23. Summary of Power Transformers Units 16-22. 22. Instrument Transformers. 25. Power Relay and Monitoring. 26. Transformer Installations and National Electrical Code. 27 Safety. Glossary. Index.

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