Transformers and Motors

Transformers and Motors

1st Edition - January 1, 1991

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  • Author: George Shultz
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750699488
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080519586

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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

Key Features

  • In-depth source for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing transformers and motors
  • Reviewed by the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry
  • Designed to train apprentice and journeyman electricians


Electrical technology students and technicians

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Transformers
    Funamental Concepts: Transformers
    Transformer Connections
    Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair
    Distribution Systems

    Part II: Motors
    Fundamental Concepts: Motors
    Fractional Horsepower Motors
    Polyphase Motors
    Maintenance and Troubleshooting

    Part III: Appendices
    General Electric Model List Nomenclature
    Values of Trigonometric Functions
    Answers to Questions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2012
  • Published: January 1, 1991
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750699488
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080519586

About the Author

George Shultz

Affiliations and Expertise

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.

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  • JonathanBonkoske Mon Oct 08 2018

    Transformers and Motors

    This is a great foundation "brick and mortar" book for the instruction on transformers and motors. There pictures and illustrations are easy to understand and built for self study.