by Frank Petruzella
Electric Motors and Control Systems
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Activities Manual for Electric Motors and Control Systems
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Overview (From McGraw-Hill's website)
This book has been written for a course of study that will introduce the reader to a broad range of motor types and control systems. It provides an overview of electric motor operation, selection, installation, control and maintenance. Every effort has been made in this second edition to present the most up-to-date information which reflects the current needs of the industry.
The broad based approach taken makes this text viable for a variety of motors and control systems courses. Content is suitable for colleges, technical institutions, vocational/technical schools as well as apprenticeship and journeymen training. Electrical apprentices and journeymen will find this book to be invaluable due to Electrical Code references applicable to the installation of new control systems and motors, as well as information on maintenance and troubleshooting techniques. Personnel involved in the motor maintenance and repair will find this book to be a useful reference text.
The text is comprehensive! It includes coverage of how motors operate in conjunction with their associated control circuitry. Both older and newer motor technologies are examined. Topics covered range from motor types and controls to installing and maintaining conventional controllers, electronic motor drives and programmable logic controllers.
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This manual contains quizzes, practical assignments, and computer-generated simulated circuit analysis assignments.
• Quizzes made up of multiple choice, true/false, and completion-type questions are provided for each part of each chapter. These serve as an excellent review of the material presented.
• Practical assignments are designed to give the student an opportunity to apply the information covered in the text in a hands-on motor installation.
• The Constructor motor control simulation software is included as part of the manual. This special edition of the program contains some 45 preconstructed simulated motor control circuits constructed using both NEMA and IEC symbols. The Constructor analysis assignments provide students with the opportunity to test and troubleshoot the motor control circuits discussed in the text. The Constructor simulation engine visually displays power flow to each component and using animation and sound effects, each component and using animation and sound effects, each component will react accordingly once power is supplied.