Transformers and Motors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750699488, 9780080519586

Transformers and Motors

1st Edition

Authors: George Shultz
eBook ISBN: 9780080519586
Paperback ISBN: 9780750699488
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 1st January 1991
Page Count: 336
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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


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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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