Transformers and Motors


  • George Shultz, George Patrick Shultz has been involved in electronics training since 1961. As an instructor, he has developed curricula in the areas of basic electricity, electronics, electrical technology, and radio/television repair. He has been a long-time trainer for the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee.

Transformers and Motors is an in-depth technical reference which was originally written for the National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee to train apprentice and journeymen electricians. This book provides detailed information for equipment installation and covers equipment maintenance and repair. The book also includes troubleshooting and replacement guidelines, and it contains a minimum of theory and math.In this easy-to-understand, practical sourcebook, you'll discover:* Explanations of the fundamental concepts of transformers and motors* Transformer connections and distribution systems* Installation information for transformers and motors* Preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair tips and techniques* Helpful illustrations, glossary, and appendices* End-of-chapter quizzes to test your progress and understanding
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electrical technology students & technicians


Book information

  • Published: January 1991
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9948-8

Table of Contents

Part I: TransformersFunamental Concepts: Transformers * Transformer Connections * Installation * Maintenance, Troubleshooting, & Repair * Distribution SystemsPart II: MotorsFundamental Concepts: Motors * Fractional Horsepower Motors * Polyphase Motors * Installation * Maintenance and TroubleshootingPart III: AppendicesGeneral Electric Model List Nomenclature * Values of Trigonometric Functions * Answers to Questions * Glossary * Bibliography