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AC/DC Principles Textbook
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$98.00

AC/DC Principles -

AC/DC Principles teaches how to apply basic laws and analysis techniques to introductory circuits as well as actual AC and DC circuit applications.

Ohm's law Kirchoff's law, Thevenin's theorem, and Norton's theorem are also applied to basic circuits. Mathematics is applied at algebraic and trigonometric levels and all mathematical formulas are followed by step-by-step example problems.

The text includes an introduction to concepts of electricity, network analysis techniques, vector diagrams and phase relationships, and concludes with chapters on resonance, three-phase alternating current, transformers, and alternating current motors. Includes CD-ROM with Quick Quizzes™, and Illustrated Glossary, Math Formulas, Media Clips and more

AC Theory - NJATC
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$105.95 $89.95

NEW!AC Theory (Alternating Current Theory) 3E - NJATC -

An ideal resource for anyone seeking a fundamental knowledge of AC theory.

Designed to provide readers with a thorough introduction to Alternating Current electrical characteristics and circuit construction, AC THEORY, 3rd edition explores the complexities of this more advanced circuit theory by building on the basics established in Direct Current (DC) Theory.

The book begins with an overview of the primary components of AC circuits, such as resistors, inductors, and capacitors, and then gradually introduces new, more complicated topics like applying AC principles in power generation and generators, parallel and combination circuits, troubleshooting and evaluation of circuit conditions, and more...

Alternating Current Fundamentals
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$176.95 $159.25

NEW!Alternating Current Fundamentals, 8E -

An industrial standard for more than 30 years.

Alternating Current Fundamentals has been updated once again to furnish readers with the most comprehensive information available on AC essentials.

Topics are thoughtfully arranged to build knowledge, progressing from basic principles such as the differences between peak, rms, and average values to more complex coverage of circuits containing resistance, inductance, and capacitance.

This edition of ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, 8E is fully updated, includes additional information on diodes and rectifiers, and contains improved graphics that will assist readers in understanding state-of-the-art concepts. - more

American Electricians' Handbook
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$94.00 $84.95

New! American Electrician's Handbook, 16E -

THE "ELECTRICIAN's BIBLE" SINCE 1913 !

A Completely Updated Edition of the “Electricians' Bible”

For 100 years, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.

The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting.

Detailed photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and calculations are included throughout. This practical, on-the-job resource is a must-have tool for every professional electrician. - more

Applied Grounding and Bonding
AT-9211
$85.00
NEW!Applied Grounding and Bonding (NJATC) -

Applied Grounding and Bonding is an authoritative textbook on one of the most critical topics in the electrical industry. Updated to the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC).

This industry-leading textbook is authored by Michael J. Johnston, NECA’s Executive Director of Standards and Safety. Mike is recognized as one of the leading experts in the field of grounding and bonding and presently serves as Chairman of the NEC® Technical Correlating Committee.

Uniquely designed to follow the proper procedures that a contractor or electrical worker would employ during the grounding and bonding system process.

Real-world applications such as grounding and bonding in health care facilities, hazardous locations, and lightning protection are used as examples to enhance comprehension. - more

Basic Electrical Theory Text

Mike Holt Basic Electrical Theory - Textbook
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ETFC3
$50.00

NEW!Basic Electrical Theory - Textbook
by Mike Holt

Do you know where electricity comes from?

To be able to say yes to that question, you must understand a bit about the physics of matter. What value does a brief study of the nature of matter have for the student of electrical theory?

The understanding that comes from that study lays the foundation for understanding electrical theory. Only when you know the theory can you truly have confidence in the practical aspects of your electrical work.

This all new 368-page 4-color illustrated textbook and workbook provides hundreds of detailed examples, practice questions, practice exams, summaries, introductions and conclusions.

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Basic Electrical Theory Standard Library -
Book w/DVDs

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$284.00

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NEW!Basic Electrical Theory - Standard Library
by Mike Holt

Basic Electrical Theory - Standard Library - DVD version shownDo you know where electricity comes from? To be able to say yes to that question, you must understand a bit about the physics of matter. What value does a brief study of the nature of matter have for the student of electrical theory? The understanding that comes from that study lays the foundation for understanding electrical theory.

Only when you know the theory can you truly have confidence in the practical aspects of your electrical work. This all new 300-plus page illustrated textbook and workbook provides hundreds of detailed examples, practice questions, practice exams, summaries, introductions and conclusions.

This Library includes:

  • Basic Electrical Theory textbook/workbook
  • Electrical Fundamentals and Basic Electricity 4.5-hour video DVD
  • Electrical Circuits, Systems and Protection 4.5-hour video DVD
  • Alternating Current, Motors, Generators, and Transformers 4.5-hour video DVD
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Building Automation Control Devices and Applications
Book w/ CD-ROM
Building Automation Control Devices and Applications -

Building Automation Control Devices and Applications covers the operation, signals, and functions of the sensors, actuators, and other control equipment used in automated systems in commercial buildings. It is a solid foundation for a comprehensive training program in building automation.

The textbook is organized by building system, and each system is explained so that the function and application of each device is clear. This system-based foundation is then used to discuss the possibilities of interaction between multiple systems in automated buildings. - more

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Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols

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Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols -

Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols introduces concepts of automated electronic controls and network communication and then details the two primary protocols for wired networks: LonWorks® and BACnet®.

Each system is thoroughly described with information about installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

The capstone of this textbook is a series of examples that illustrate the design, installation, and configuration of each protocol in various scenarios.

The final chapter discusses the future of building automation, including trends in the industry, networking, protocols, and control strategies. - more

The Complete Laboratory Manual for Electricity
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$104.95 $94.45

The Complete Laboratory Manual for Electricity -

The ultimate preparation resource for any curriculum dedicated to training electricians.

The Complete Laboratory Manual for Electricity, 3rd Edition is a valuable tool designed to fit into any basic electrical program that incorporates lab experience.

This updated edition will enhance your lab practices and the understanding of electrical concepts. From basic electricity through AC theory, transformers, and motor controls, all aspects of a typical electrical curriculum are explored in a single volume.

Each lab features an explanation of the circuit to be connected, with examples of the calculations necessary to complete the exercise and step-by-step procedures for conducting the experiment. - more

DC Theory 3E - NJATC
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$95.95 $85.95

NEW!DC Theory (Direct Current Theory), 3E - NJATC -

Discover the fundamental direct current (DC) principles and applications, as well as the theories that underlie those principles – all in an effort to build a strong foundation in electrical technology!

Written with the student electrician in mind, DC Theory, 3E uses a reader-friendly approach and begins with the basics of electricity and DC circuits, including how properties of materials are categorized within conductors, semiconductors, and insulators. Coverage gradually progresses to tackle more complex topics, like DC parallel circuits, DC combination circuits, magnetism and generators.

With an emphasis on safety throughout, this book provides a valuable combination of both information and safe practice, providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary for future success in the electrical field. - more..

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity
DE-1111539154
$177.95 $159.95

NEW!Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity -

Mastering the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical installation or industrial maintenance fields, and this new fifth edition of DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY delivers!

Designed to teach by blending concepts relating to electrical theory and principles with practical 'how to' information that prepares you for situations commonly encountered on the job.

This revision retains all the hallmarks of our market-leading prior editions and includes enhancements such as updates to the 2011 NEC®, a new chapter on industry orientation, and new coverage of constant-current transformers and fuel cells as well as tips on energy efficiency throughout the text  - more

DEWALT Wiring Quick Check
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$14.95

New!DEWALT Wiring Quick Check -

The book compiles the most commonly used formulas and simplifies them, using a step-by-step approach and practical, real-world examples. Topics range from Ohm's Law and power formulas to areas of conduit and conduit fill.

  • Provides easily accessible, at-your-fingertips information with Quick Check tabs that organize and label the book's content.
  • Stresses practical, applicable content by focusing on over 100 of the most commonly used electrical formulas.
  • Clarifies complicated calculations with reliable and detailed charts and tables.
  • Spiral-Bound 5 x 8 format easily fits in a toolbox, or hangs on a hook - more

Direct Current Fundamentals
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$183.95 $164.95

New!Direct Current Fundamentals, 8E -

For nearly half a century, this widely acclaimed book has presented the fundamental concepts of direct current electricity and magnetism in a straightforward, practical manner.

This reader-friendly guide to DC electrical theory and applications is both thorough and focused, providing detailed coverage in a convenient, affordable volume.

The new Eighth Edition retains the distinguishing features that are the cornerstone of this trusted book, including logically organized content that progresses step-by-step from basic principles to advanced concepts.  

Enhancements for the new edition include updated photographs and illustrations to help you grasp essential concepts quickly and apply your knowledge with confidence, as well as special icons highlighting "green" tips on energy efficiency. - more

Electrical Grounding and Bonding
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$82.95 $79.95

New!Electrical Grounding and Bonding - 3E - Updated to the 2011 NEC

ELECTRICAL GROUNDING AND BONDING 3E, written in accordance with the 2011 National Electrical Code®, provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to the essential elements of electrical grounding and bonding.

It examines the critical concepts of calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC® tables, the use of grounded conductor connections in DC and AC systems, as well as various installations and sizing.

It also includes electrical design and installation that ensures compliance with an emphasis on "Going Green", and expanded coverage of revised Article 250 grounding and bonding requirements.

The material is reader-friendly with straightforward, easy-to-understand explanations of key concepts that foster understanding. Updated full-color and dynamic illustrations augment this book to further support this thorough student- and professional-level approach to electrical grounding and bonding.  - more

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Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems
Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems covers the control devices used in modern industrial electrical systems.

Extensively updated, this industry-leading text includes the latest motor control and integrated systems technology for instruction of advanced manufacturing skills. The latest test tools, safety practices, and technology have been added to complement the advancing technology of motor starters, motor drives, PLCs, and control devices.

Essential troubleshooting procedures are integrated in each chapter and electrical safety has been expanded throughout to address new NFPA 70E requirements. - more

The Electrical Motor Controls Resource Guide is a valuable instructional tool designed for training in group settings.

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Workbook Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Applications ManualElectrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Workbook provides Worksheets for each major concept presented in the Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems text.

Typical applications and standard circuits provide the background required to work in the electrical field. For review, a Tech-Chek follows each chapter

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Applications Manual includes hands-on application information that expands on content presented in Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems. - more

Electrical NEC Exam Preparation Textbook
2011
NEC Exam
Preparation Textbook

LE-MH-
11EXB
$59.00

NEW!Electrical NEC Exam Preparation Textbook
by Mike Holt
(based on the 2011 NEC) 

2011 NEC Exam Prep Book + 2011 NEC (Softcover) Combo
2011
NEC Exam Prep Book +
2011 NEC
(Softcover) Combo
LE-MH-
11EXB-NEC-Combo
$139.50

This comprehensive Electrical Exam Preparation book gives you an overview of Electrical Theory, and teaches you how to master Electrical Calculations. In addition, this book includes a copy of the 2011 NEC Practice Questions book.

Printed in full-color with detailed and educational illustrations it will guide you through everything you need to know about Calculations.

The book is designed for individual or classroom use and can be used for Exam Preparation or as a Calculations study guide.

This book contains hundreds of illustrations, examples, almost 3,200 practice questions covering all of these subjects. This book is intended to be used with the 2011 National Electrical Code.
688 Pages, 648 Illustrations
- more

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Electrical Principles and Practices, 4E NEW!Electrical Principles and Practices, 4E

An introduction to electrical and electronic principles and practices and their uses in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

This new edition has been reorganized to provide coverage of key electrical concepts at the beginning of the text. Other chapters have been expanded to include greater coverage on personal protective equipment, NFPA 70E, basic first aid, test instruments, printreading, and programmable logic relays.

Expanded content includes the latest information on NFPA 70E® arc blast and arc flash requirements, portable generator sizing, power optimization, utility power factor and peak demand penalty, load shedding, power factor correction, smart grid and smart appliance technology, and wireless speakers. - more
Instructor's Resource Guide Available

Electrical Safety of Low-Voltage Systems
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$89.95 $79.95

New! of Low-Voltage Systems -

Find all the information you need to minimize accident rates and ensure low-voltage system safety

Electrical Safety of Low-Voltage Systems offers you a comprehensive safety regimen, based on the fundamental characteristics of low-voltage electrical systems.

Fully explaining the grounding and bonding of low-voltage systems as they relate to Article 250 of the National Electrical Code®, this essential safety tool provides an analytical approach to accident control to replace the haphazard rules of thumb currently in use. - more

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel New!Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel -

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel provides a detailed overview of facility electrical equipment and systems as well as the testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting skills that facilities maintenance personnel need on a commercial job site.

Electrical Systems for Facilities Maintenance Personnel is a comprehensive preparation resource for those responsible for maintaining commercial building electrical systems and equipment.

Distribution System, Lighting System, HVAC System, and Motor Control circuit principles, testing, and troubleshooting concepts are presented through a hands-on approach.

** Instructor's Resource Guide Available - more

Electrical Studies for Trades, 4E
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$162.95 $146.65

NEW!Electrical Studies for Trades, 4E -

ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, 4th EDITION is ideal for current and future service technicians in fields such as air conditioning and refrigeration, construction, and facilities management who require practical knowledge of electricity.

This book begins with an overview of basic electricity concepts rather than introducing complex mathematical calculations. From this starting point, readers proceed directly to "must-know" information, including how to determine wire sizes and make a variety of common switch connections.

Different types of electrical power panels are also examined in detail. Discussion of general wiring practices and circuit protectors, as well as an introduction to transformers and three-phase and single-phase motors, rounds out the comprehensive coverage. - more

Electrical Theory & Applications for HVACR
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$44.95

NEW!Electrical Theory & Applications for HVACR -

With the majority of HVACR service calls being electrical in nature, it is important for technicians to have a solid understanding of electrical fundamentals allowing them to develop a systematic and methodical procedure for troubleshooting.

The Electrical Theory and Application for HVACR manual provides students and practicing technicians with the information and knowledge necessary to accurately diagnose and solve electrical system faults.

This manual is full of color illustrations and includes student worksheets. The spiral binding will allow students to tear out worksheets for grading by an instructor if used in a Training environment.

Main topics include: safety and hazard awareness, electrical fundamentals, circuits and components, motors, wiring diagrams, automated control systems, and troubleshooting. - more

Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines
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$140.95 $126.85

NEW!Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines, 3E -

Reflecting new technologies and the latest practices in the field, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, 3E delivers thorough coverage of theory and practical applications of electrical machines.

Its unique combination of transformers and motors makes it an excellent resource for electrical students and practitioners alike.

The text begins with a study of magnetism and magnetic induction, single-phase isolation transformers, current transformers, and autotransformers.

A unit on three-phase power covers basic connections and calculations before proceeding into transformers. In addition, numerous experiments reinforce theory with hands-on application. - more

Electricity 1: Devices, Circuits and Materials
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$84.95 $76.45

NEW!Electricity 1: Devices, Circuits and Materials -

An ideal choice for anyone interested in mastering basic electricity, house wiring, or commercial installations.

ELECTRICITY 1: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, maintains the user-friendly style and proven instructional approach that are so effective, all while incorporating new material and updates based on the 2011 National Electrical Code®

Designed to help you learn fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical applications, this trusted text provides a solid foundation in electron theory and movement, direct-current series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, voltage line drops, rotating machinery fundamentals, and ...  more

Electricity 2: Devices, Circuits and Materials
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$84.95 $76.45

NEW!Electricity 2: Devices, Circuits and Materials -

ELECTRICITY 2: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, maintains the user-friendly style and proven instructional approach while incorporating new material and updates based on the 2011 National Electrical Code®.

An ideal choice for anyone interested in mastering basic electricity, including AC power, wiring installation, lighting, and effective troubleshooting.

Designed to help you learn fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical applications, this trusted text provides a thorough introduction to various types of alternating current (AC) circuits, as well as key principles such as power, power factor, power factor correction, inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and impedance. - more

Electricity 3: Power Generation, and Delivery
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$84.95 $76.45

Electricity 3: Power Generation, and Delivery -

Designed for both novice and practicing electrical workers, Electricity: Power Generation and Delivery, 9th Edition, explores various types of generators and the delivery of single phase and three-phase power to the customer site.

The ninth edition is updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code® and includes safety features from the power supply industry and current OSHA standards where applicable. This updated edition also features all-new coverage of generator maintenance and troubleshooting and expanded coverage of transfer switches, transformers, and connections.

With a continued focus on the “hows” and “whys” of electrical system operation, readers will gain a solid understanding that goes beyond what to do in an electrical problem to why various electrical procedures are important. - more

Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls and Maintenance
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$105.95 $94.95

Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls and Maintenance -

Obtain quick and easy access to information on DC and AC motors, various types of manual, magnetic, and electronic controls, and the installation and maintenance functions of each.

Updated to the 2008 National Electrical Code® and featuring safety references to the most current OSHA Safe Work policies, Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls, and Maintenance, 9th Edition provides practical, hands-on information to get the electrical system operating as well as the theory of “why” the system works to aid in troubleshooting.

The Ninth Edition features material on Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and newer controls for servo and small motors. Current practices and equipment have also been added to the Maintenance section to better enable readers to troubleshoot motors and control problems. - more

Electricity DeMystified, 2E
LE-MG007177534X
$22.00

NEW!Electricity DeMystified, 2E -

Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts.

Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, circuits, cells, and batteries. The book goes on to discuss alternating current (AC), power supplies, wire, and cable. Magnetism and electromagnetic effects are also addressed.

Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, powers up your understanding of this essential subject. - more

Electricity & Controls for HVAC-R
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$204.95 $194.70

Electricity & Controls for HVAC/R, 6E -

Now in its fifth edition, Electricity and Controls for HVAC-R equips readers with the information needed to work effectively with all types of motors and control devices found in the heating and air-conditioning industry.

Prior knowledge of electricity is not required as this book begins with discussion of essential basic electricity and electrical circuits concepts.

Numerous schematic diagrams and step-by-step troubleshooting procedures are included to acquaint readers with all of the different types of circuits commonly encountered in the HVAC-R field. - more

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McGraw-Hill's Electricity and Electronics for HVAC
LE-MG0071496688

$49.95
NEW!Electricity and Electronics for HVAC -

Electricity and Electronics for HVAC provides an expert account of the electric and electronic components used for modern air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. Packed with hundreds of detailed illustrations, this in-depth reference fully explains circuits, diagrams, digital controls, safety procedures, troubleshooting, and more.

Master the Electric and Electronic Components that Control Today's Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Systems!

Written by the renowned technical authors Rex Miller and Mark R. Miller, this essential resource covers all electrical and electronic principles and applications of HVAC, including basic electricity…electric measuring instruments…control devices…heating circuits…refrigeration and freezer circuits…and other topics. - more

Electric Motor Drive Installation and Troubleshooting Electric Motor Drive Installation and Troubleshooting -

This completely new text/workbook presents an overview of electric motor and drive theory and applications, as well as installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures.

Important topics including drive programming and selection of motor drives are covered. A variety of manufacturers and related applications are represented. At the end of each chapter, there are Review Questions and Activities for a variety of assessment opportunities.

A CD-ROM, designed as a self-study aid to enhance the text content, is included in the book. The CD-ROM features Quick Quizzes, an illustrated Glossary, and reference material. - more

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Electronics DeMystified, 2E
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$22.00

NEW!Electronics DeMystified, 2E -

Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed!

Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step.

This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators.

Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics. - more

Essentials of Distributed Generation Systems
JB-0763751162
$34.95

NEW!Essentials of Distributed Generation Systems -

Now owners, engineers, and electricians can quickly come up to speed on the five most prominent distributed generation technologies with Essentials of Distributed Generation Systems. 

Whether you're looking for an introduction to the topic or an overview of the selection, design, and installation of these systems, this practical guide is your source for complete and up-to-date information on the most common alternative energy technologies.

The first title in the highly anticipated Essentials of Electricity series provides electricians with what they need to know for solar photovoltaic, wind turbine, fuel cell, microturbine, and engine-generator system technologies. - more

Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls
JB-0763751138
$37.95

NEW!Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls -

This essential resource is perfect for industrial electricians on-the-job, instructors teaching a short course on the topic, and individuals interested in learning more about motors and controls.

This quick, accessible guide is a comprehensive examination of installation and maintenance procedures for motors and controls, as well as a practical introduction to the application and operation of motor control theory.

Incorporating numerous illustrations to reinforce key concepts, Essentials of Electric Motors and Controls reviews concepts such as, magnetism, AC current, frequency, and basic motor operation. - more

UGLY's Reference Series
UGLY's Reference Series

Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius
LE-MG0071496599
$24.95

NEW!Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius -

In Fuel Cell Projects for the Evil Genius, high-tech guru Gavin Harper gives you everything you need to conduct practical experiments and build energizing fuel cell projects. You'll find complete, easy-to-follow plans that feature clear diagrams and schematics, as well as:

  • Instructions for fascinating sustainable energy projects, complete with 180 how-to illustrations
  • Explanations of how fuel cells work and why the hydrogen economy will impact our lives in the near future
  • Frustration-factor removal-all the needed parts are listed, along with sources
  • Science fair project ideas that are on the cutting edge of the latest technological developments. - more

Understanding NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding 2014
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 $42.00

New! Grounding vs. Bonding 2014 -

Based on the 2014 NEC

"Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to "NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding" belongs in the hands of every Electrician, Inspector, and Engineer"

The extensive graphics show current flow in both normal and fault conditions, which completely illustrate the proper application of the Code rules.

This new edition continues to expand on the great graphics that have set the standard for the industry. The text beautifully clears up misconceptions about Grounding vs. Bonding and breaks down each of the Code articles that deal with this topic. - more

Understanding NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding 2011
LE-MH-11NCT2
 $42.00

Understanding NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding 2011 -

One of the most confusing areas of the trade continues to be Grounding and Bonding. Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to "NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding" belongs in the hands of every Electrician, Inspector, and Engineer who needs to understand the, seemingly conflicting, information of how to properly apply the NEC rules of Grounding and Bonding.

The extensive graphics show current flow in both normal and fault conditions, which completely illustrate the proper application of the Code rules.

This new edition continues to expand on the great graphics that have set the standard for the industry. The text beautifully clears up misconceptions about Grounding vs. Bonding and breaks down each of the Code articles that deal with this topic. - more

Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Technology -

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology provides foundational information about vehicles that use more than one propulsion technology to power a drive system.

This new textbook is filled with technical illustrations and concise descriptions of the different configurations and vehicle platforms, the operation of various systems and the technologies involved, and the maintenance of hybrid electric vehicles.

Required safety precautions used when working around high-voltage systems, especially in emergencies are highlighted.

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Green Building, Projects, Alternative & Renewable Energy and Efficiency
Green Building, Projects & Technology
Alternative / Renewable Energy and Efficiency

New!
Industrial Electricity, 8E
DE-143548374X
$160.95 $144.85

Industrial Electricity, 8E -

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 8E is the ideal book to help electrical students, as well as maintenance technicians, master the fundamentals of electrical theory as they pertain to the field of industrial electricity.

This fully updated eighth edition contains advanced information on electrical theory and presents all material in a clear, updated, and logical manner.

Coverage begins with electrical symbols and drawings, current voltage, resistance, and power. Subsequent chapters cover Ohm's Law, series, parallel, combination circuits, and resistive and reactive circuits.

Advanced material, including rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs are also thoroughly discussed. In addition to the theory, the book also covers installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

This eighth edition contains over eight hundred and fifty updated illustrations and photos that will help students and maintenance technicians master the fundamentals. - more

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E
LE-MG0071818693

$54.95
New!Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E -

The most complete, up-to-date guide to industrial electricity

This practical resource offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You'll learn how to read and interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the jobsite.

The Second Edition features a new chapter on robotics, a new 16-page color insert, and information on the latest codes, regulations, and devices.

Filled with more than 650 photos and diagrams, study questions, review problems, and detailed answers, this career-building tool helps you enhance your electrical and electronics expertise and apply it effectively in the workplace. - more

NEW!
Instrumentation
Book w/ CD-ROM
Instrumentation -

This newly updated text provides an overview of the latest information on measurement devices and instrumentation. Large full-color illustrations are used to detail fundamental theory and operating principles of instrumentation in industry. Common applications used in control of manufacturing and other processes are included throughout the text.

Instrumentation covers industrial communications from traditional pneumatic to state-of-the-art digital and wireless communication systems including Fieldbus, Hart™, and Ethernet.

Also included is a new chapter on safety systems that addresses common safety devices and systems such as relief valves, rupture discs, burner control systems, hazardous location classifications, enclosures, and safety instrumented systems (SIS).  - more

Instrumentation WorkbookInstrumentation Workbook -

is designed to reinforce the concepts, provide applications, and test the material represented in the textbook.

Each chapter is divided into sections that review and supplement the concepts presented in each major section of the textbook. - more

Instrumentation Resource GuideInstrumentation
Resource Guide
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This is a valuable instructional tool designed for training in group settings.

It provides all the resources needed for maximum flexibility and effectiveness. - more

Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
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$24.95

NEW!Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide -

UNDERSTAND, MAINTAIN, AND IMPROVE THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS IN YOUR HOME AND AUTO

Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide explains how electricity works and shows you how to take care of the electronics and electrical systems around your house.

Save time and money by doing your own electrical diagnostics with help from this practical resource! Learn how to measure electrical current strength, test for electromagnetic interference, and trace failures in circuits.

Save power and even replace your current power source with alternative forms of energy. And don't let a tangle of cables and an alphabet-soup of electronics terms keep you from installing a new entertainment system. You'll learn all the practical information you need to know in this easy-to-understand book! - more

Journeyman Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2011 NEC
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New!Journeyman Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2011 NEC -

Prepare for the Journeyman's Electrical Exam with over 800 sample and test examination questions and problems.

This extremely practical workbook offers a review of the Exam and practical examples of typical problems involving formulas, NEC®-related problems, and definitions.

The CD-ROM included with the textbook includes Quick Quizzes®, an illustrated glossary, media clips, and more...

Master Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2011 NEC
Book w/ CD-ROM
New!Master Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2011 NEC

Master Electrician's Exam Workbook is designed for electricians preparing to pass the master Electrician's Exam.

This comprehensive workbook covers information ranging from basic electrical theory to complex load calculations. It is a useful training tool for both the electrician-in-training and the experienced journeyman.

Key topics include transformers, overcurrent protection, conductor and box sizing, voltage drop calculations, and grounding. Step-by-step examples are used to break down complex calculations. Frequently referenced articles and tables in the NEC® help the learner become efficient when looking up code information. - w/ interactive CD-ROM - more

Mastering the NEC 2011 12 Volume DVD Set
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$599.40  $369.95
New!Mastering the NEC 2011 - 12 Vol. DVD Set -

There's no way you can memorize everything in the National Electrical Code. But if you understand why and what is intended, you will be better prepared to remember the details you need for every day use.

Mastering the NEC DVDs are designed to help electricians, designers, supervisors, contractors and maintenance personnel understand the NEC. Or use to train and re-train electrical staff.

Each volume runs from 75 to 95 min. each and are packed with updated information that affect your daily work. - more

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  • DVD # 1- Basic Electric DC Calculation / Theory
  • DVD # 2- Basic Electric AC Calculation / Theory
  • DVD # 3- Residential Wiring Code
  • DVD # 4- Residential Service Calculations
  • DVD # 5- Commercial & Industrial Service Calculations
  • DVD # 6- Ampacities & Derating
  • DVD # 7- Overcurrent Protection, Continuous Loads, Transformers and Tap Rules
  • DVD # 8- Understanding Grounding Part 1: Systems and Services
  • DVD # 9- Understanding Grounding Part 2: Circuits and Equipment
  • DVD # 10- Raceways, Boxes & Cabinets: Fill and Dimensions
  • DVD # 11- Motor Circuits: Understanding Article 430
  • DVD # 12- Understanding the Second Half of the Code
 

Dr. Watts 2011 Mastering the NEC Important Changes DVD
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$49.95 $37.95

New!2011 Mastering the NEC Important Changes on DVD -

The 2011 NEC Important Changes DVD is revised and updated to explain the National Electrical Code requirements that have changed to give electricians the inside track on working with the new NEC codes.

The 2011 Important Changes DVD uses everyday language allowing electricians the opportunity to determine how the new NEC codes will affect their work.

Electrical professor Mark Shapiro is a former member of the National Electric Code® Committe. Mr. Shapiro has more than 25 years of experience inspecting residential, commercial, industrial and institutional electrical work for code compliance, reviewing plans, and teaching the NEC in addition to his experience as an electrician. - more
Master Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2008 NEC
Book w/ CD-ROM
Master Electrician's Exam Workbook Based on the 2008 NEC

Master Electrician's Exam Workbook is designed for electricians preparing to pass the master Electrician's Exam.

This comprehensive workbook covers information ranging from basic electrical theory to complex load calculations. It is a useful training tool for both the electrician-in-training and the experienced journeyman.

Key topics include transformers, overcurrent protection, conductor and box sizing, voltage drop calculations, and grounding. Step-by-step examples are used to break down complex calculations.

Frequently referenced articles and tables in the NEC® help the learner become efficient when looking up code information. - w/ interactive CD-ROM - more

Mastering the NEC 2008 12 Volume DVD Set
LE-WM-DVD46-08
$599.40  $369.95
Mastering the NEC 2008 - 12 Vol. DVD Set -

There's no way you can memorize everything in the National Electrical Code. But if you understand why and what is intended, you will be better prepared to remember the details you need for every day use.

Mastering the NEC DVDs are designed to help electricians, designers, supervisors, contractors and maintenance personnel understand the NEC. Or use to train and re-train electrical staff.

Each volume runs from 75 to 95 min. each and are packed with updated information that affect your daily work. - more

Mastering the NEC 2008 Volumes Available Separately
  • DVD # 1- Basic Electric DC Calculation / Theory
  • DVD # 2- Basic Electric AC Calculation / Theory
  • DVD # 3- Residential Wiring Code
  • DVD # 4- Residential Service Calculations
  • DVD # 5- Commercial & Industrial Service Calculations
  • DVD # 6- Ampacities & Derating
  • DVD # 7- Overcurrent Protection, Continuous Loads, Transformers and Tap Rules
  • DVD # 8- Understanding Grounding Part 1: Systems and Services
  • DVD # 9- Understanding Grounding Part 2: Circuits and Equipment
  • DVD # 10- Raceways, Boxes & Cabinets: Fill and Dimensions
  • DVD # 11- Motor Circuits: Understanding Article 430
  • DVD # 12- Understanding the Second Half of the Code
Mastering the NEC 2008 Volumes Now Available Individually! >> more info
 
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SPECIAL: Motors, 1E with FREE Workbook & Answer Key
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$74.00
SPECIAL: Motors, 1E w/ FREE Workbook & Ans Key - Copyright 2008 - (limited supply)

Motors provides a comprehensive overview of electrical theory and fundamental motor operating principles as they relate to installation and troubleshooting procedures.

This full-color textbook is designed to develop basic competencies related to fundamental concepts and advanced topics. It can be used in a classroom learning situation, as a self-study text, or as a desktop reference book on motor operation.

 The text offers real-world applications that an electrician is likely to face in the field and combines that usage with the theoretical content in the textbook. The text also presents correct safety procedures in compliance with NFPA 70E. Includes a CD-ROM with Quick Quizzes™, an Illustrated Glossary, Media Clips, and Reference Material.

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Motors, 2E

Motors provides a comprehensive overview of electrical theory and fundamental motor operating principles as they relate to installation and troubleshooting procedures.

This full-color textbook is designed to develop basic competencies related to fundamental concepts and advanced topics. It can be used in a classroom learning situation, as a self-study text, or as a desktop reference book on motor operation.

 The text offers real-world applications that an electrician is likely to face in the field and combines that usage with the theoretical content in the textbook. The text also presents correct safety procedures in compliance with NFPA 70E.

Each text contains a CD-ROM with Quick Quizzes™, an Illustrated Glossary, Media Clips, and Reference Material. - more

Motors Resource Guide
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$350.00
Motors Resource Guide -

The Motors Resource Guide is a valuable instructional tool. It is designed to give instructors everything they need to teach a course in Motors.

The Resource Guide includes course objectives, course development information, methods of instruction, instructional outlines, resources, and answers to questions in the text.

A CD-ROM is included, featuring electronic slides of all the illustrations in the text and links to useful resources on the Internet.

This is a complete instructional package for teaching Motors. - more

Introduction to Programmable Logic ControllersIntroduction to Programmable Logic Controllers -

This is a comprehensive introduction to PLC theory, operation, installation, programming, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The text is a useful training tool and reference for students, apprentices, and technicians in the trade.

Special emphasis is placed on the wiring and programming of PLCs for the control of industrial, commercial, and residential systems. - more

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Application ManualIntroduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Applications Manual -

This is a companion book to the corresponding textbook, containing 48 hands-on activities based on residential, commercial, and industrial real-world applications.

The Applications Manual CD-ROM includes interactive animations to aid the learner in completing the activities. - more

Power Quality Measurement and Troubleshooting
AT-1431
$49.00
Power Quality Measurement and Troubleshooting

This new edition covers the fundamentals of power generation, distribution, quality, monitoring, and troubleshooting. On-line and portable power monitoring and testing concepts are detailed.

Power quality measurements are introduced with common applications. Factoids throughout the chapters relate to power quality principles, troubleshooting tips, test instrument applications, and selected chapter content. Power Quality Measurement and Troubleshooting is authorized by the Fluke Corporation, and Fluke test instruments are depicted throughout the text.

Expanded coverage on procedures for phase unbalance measurement, single phasing measurement, three phase measurement, phase sequence measurement, and motor rotation measurement.- more

Photovoltaic Systems, 3E New!Photovoltaic Systems, 3E -

Photovoltaic Systems is a comprehensive guide to the design, installation,  and evaluation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems.

The textbook covers the principles of photovoltaics and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into stand-alone or interconnected electrical systems.

The content includes system advantages and disadvantages, site evaluation, component operation, system design and sizing, and installation requirements and recommended practices.

Common scenarios and procedures are discussed throughout. Specified electrical requirements are in accordance with the National Electrical Code®.  - more

Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation
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$109.95

Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation -

This award-winning textbook covers everything from PLC basics to advanced applications. Full of checklists, charts, and tables, it makes a perfect quick-reference as well as an in-depth study tool. Whether you're already an expert on PLCs or you're just starting out, the problem-solving approach used here is guaranteed to help you succeed.

This informative text provides a comprehensive theoretical, yet practical, look at all aspects of PLCs and their associated devices and systems.

New chapters on advanced PLC topics such as, I/O bus networks, fuzzy logic, the IEC 1131-3 programming standard, process control, and PID algorithms. This new edition also presents revised, up-to-date information about existing topics, with expanded graphics and hands-on examples. - more

Programmable Controllers Workbook and Study Guide
AT-1301
$33.00

Programmable Controllers Workbook and Study Guide - This unique text was designed either as a stand-alone study guide in programmable controllers, or to accompany Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation as a workbook.

This book enables practicing professionals to refresh their memories and sharpen their skills in traditional and cutting-edge PLC technologies. It provides valuable insight into current industrial automation technology. - more

Programmable Controllers Selected Applications
AT-9202
$48.00

Programmable Controllers Selected Applications - Designed as a complement to Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation, this unique anthology of applications provides insight on how and where to most effectively apply PLCs.

Over 50 applications are explained, examined, and well-illustrated. Each application presented includes a quick summary of the special techniques used, a detailed operational description of the problem, and why they chose a PLC to solve it. - more

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Semiconductor Principles and Applications
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$108.95 $97.95

Semiconductor Principles and Applications (NJATC) -

From expanded coverage of diodes, troubleshooting power supplies, and transistor applications, to the latest technologies in the field, this updated edition of Semiconductor Principles and Applications will provide readers with the most current information in the field.

Valuable as either a learning tool or a reference guide, the straightforward, clear explanations are accompanied by detailed diagrams, illustrations, and real-world applications for a complete and thorough learning experience.

The book begins with an introduction to key concepts such as semiconductor principles and characteristics, diode principles and characteristics, and then builds on this knowledge to tackle more advanced topics such as integrated circuits and microprocessors. - more

Soares Book on Grounding and Bonding, 2011
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-IA357011
$64.95

New!Soares Book on Grounding and Bonding, 2011 -

For those eager to improve their skills and knowledge in electrical grounding and bonding, this is the book for you. Written by the experts, it explains how and why certain grounding methods are used, but it does so in a logical way, balancing text with photos and illustrations.

Cutting through the confusion of industry jargon and common misconceptions, the text guides the reader step-by-step through the language and intent of the National Electrical Code, NEC-2011.

Ground-fault protection — for circuit interrupters and for equipment — is covered in one chapter instead of two. The coverage is uniform, easy-to-read and easy-to-locate, making chapter fourteen one of the most exciting presentations of ground-fault protection in the industry. - more

Solar Power in Building Design
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$99.95 $89.95
New!Solar Power in Building Design -

Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

From basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing methods, this vital resource offers you everything needed for solar power design success.

Filled with case studies and illustrations, this state-of-the-art design tool covers new solar technologies…design implementation techniques…energy conservation…the economics of solar power systems…passive solar heating power…and more

Solenoid Control, Testing, and Servicing - A Handy Reference for Engineers and Technicians
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$50.00
New!Solenoid Control, Testing, and Servicing - A Handy Reference for Engineers and Technicians -

Learn how to design, troubleshoot, and maintain high-performance solenoid-based devices.

Featuring photos, diagrams, charts, graphs, and schematics, this convenient handbook combines basic theory with control and testing methods encompassing a wide range of product configurations.

Find out how to assess environmental factors, analyze components, maximize efficiency, and implement reliable controls.

A WORKBENCH-READY, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO SOLENOID DEVICES

Solenoid Control, Testing, and Servicing offers extensive details on adding feedback and "smart solenoid control" to your circuits. - more

Solid State Devices and Systems, 4E New!Solid State Devices and Systems, 4E -

Solid State Devices and Systems, 4th Edition, presents a comprehensive overview of solid state devices and circuitry.

This new edition is designed for electricians, students, and technicians who have a basic understanding of electricity. Component and circuit construction, operation, installation, and troubleshooting are emphasized and supported by detailed illustrations.

New and expanded topics include test instruments, printed circuit board construction, soldering and desoldering, power sources and renewable energy, photonics, digital electronics, and solid state technology in programmable controllers.

Textbook, Study Guide and Instructor's Resource Guide Available.  -  more

Stallcup's Electrical Grounding and Bonding Simplified, 2008 Edition
JB-0763752541
$94.95 $89.95

New!Stallcup's Electrical Grounding & Bonding Simplified, 2008

Gain a firm understanding of the National Electrical Code® and how it applies to grounding and bonding techniques with the 2008 Edition of Stallcup's® Electrical Grounding and Bonding Simplified.

Intuitively arranged so general requirements are introduced before more specific and complex topics, this text places grounding and bonding into proper perspective, helping users gain a foundational knowledge of the topic.

Based on the 2008 NEC®this hands-on guide illustrates Code provisions concerning circuit and system grounding; grounding electrode systems and electrode conductors; enclosure, raceway, and service cabling grounding; bonding; equipment grounding and equipment grounding conductors; and much more...

Stallcup's Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Edition
JB-9781449605735
$99.95

New!Stallcup's Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Ed. -

Stallcup’s® Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Edition has been fully revised to bring electrical personnel up-to-code on all types of rotating machinery.  The new 2011Edition expertly explains how to select, operate, construct, and maintain the most common types of rotating machinery correctly and efficiently.

Divided into three comprehensive parts, Stallcup’s® introduces users to:
  • the theory, methods, and applications of generators (Part 1),
  • transformers (Part 2),
  • and motors, controllers and compressors (Part 3).
This text fully explains how these devises work and which Code rules apply. In keeping with the previous edition, the text features numerous illustrations to enhance comprehension, clarify complex concepts, and offer hands-on assistance for easier compliance with today’s requirements. - more

 Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5E
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$34.95

New!Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5E -

Quickly and easily learn the hows and whys behind basic electricity, electronics, and communications –- at your own pace, in your own home

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics offers easy-to-follow lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications from a master teacher, with minimal math, plenty of illustrations and practical examples, and test-yourself questions that make learning go more quickly.

The best combination self-teaching guide, home reference, and classroom text on electricity and electronics has been updated to deliver the latest advances.

Great for preparing for amateur and commercial licensing exams, this trusted guide offers uniquely thorough coverage, ranging from dc and ac concepts and circuits to semiconductors and integrated circuits. - more

Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers
DE-1111544093
$141.95 $127.95

New!Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers -

Practical and up-to-date, TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS, 6th Edition provides you with the most comprehensive introduction to PLCs available on the market today.

Each topic is discussed in a way that is easy to understand and apply, ensuring that you are prepared for class as well as for your future career. Theory, hardware, instructions, programming, installation, startup, and troubleshooting are discussed in detail.

Supplementary programming examples utilizing the PLC instructions in the book impart a better understanding of the various instructions and how they can be combined to create simple yet effective control logic solutions for today's world. - more

Transformers
LE-AT-1622
$54.00
Transformers -

This heavily-illustrated text is designed to give the apprentice and journeyman a strong background for understanding transformers.

Information is presented in an open, contemporary format.

The text presents basic information about transformers and how they are built and classified. Transformers covers operation, cooling methods, tap changers, transformer connections, autotransformers, and reactors.

Also included are chapters on maintenance of transformers and a checklist for inspection. - more

Transformers for the Electrician
DE-1435482395
$66.95 $59.95

NEW!Transformers for the Electrician -

Today's electrical students and electrical technicians alike are looking for a resource that moves beyond traditional offerings to get more than just transformer theory, but also the practical information that can be put to use in everyday situations when in the field.

TRANSFORMERS FOR THE ELECTRICIAN is the perfect solution!

Written in a conversational style that minimizes technical jargon in favor of laymen's terms, the book presents a solid, comprehensive theoretical background of transformer operation, exploring its most important concepts through real-world examples, practical maintenance procedures, and pertinent National Electrical Code® rules.

The end result: readers will gain a thorough understanding of the critical information that a successful working electrician needs in order to connect, troubleshoot, and size just about any type of transformer. - more

Transformer Principles and Applications
(Textbook Only)

AT-1604
$82.00
Transformer Principles and Applications

This New Text provides a comprehensive overview of transformer operation, maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting.

This full-color textbook is designed to develop basic competencies of electrical apprentices and beginning learners.

It begins with a thorough discussion of magnets, magnetism, electromagnetism, and how these apply to transformer operation.

Subsequent chapters include the latest information on how transformers are used to reduce harmful effects of harmonics, and how reactors and isolation transformers are used to improve the power quality available to electronic equipment.

Many different types of specialized transformers are explained. - more

Transformer Principles and Applications Resource Guide
AT-1607
$350.00
Transformer Principles and Applications Resource Guide -

The Transformer Principles and Applications Instructor's Resource Guide is a valuable instructional tool. It is designed to give instructors everything they need to teach a course in transformers.

The Resource Guide includes course objectives, course development information, methods of instruction, instructional outlines, resources, and answers to questions in the text.

A CD-ROM is included, featuring electronic slides of all the illustrations in the text and links to useful resources on the Internet.

This is a complete instructional package for teaching transformers. - more

 Ugly's Electrical Reference Book based on the 2014 NEC
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$18.95

Ugly's Electrical Reference Book + 2014 NEC Softcover Combo
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$103.50

New!Uglys Electrical Reference Book (2014) -

A 'must-have' Electrical Reference for anyone that does Electrical Work - keep one in the Office and one on the Truck!

Electrical Formulas, Conversion Tables, Symbols, Charts, Wiring Diagrams, Conduit Bending and more. All in an easy to read format.

Ugly's Electrical References book is a popular pocket-sized book used by electricians, engineers, contractors, designers, maintenance workers, instructors, and the military.

It is a code-filled reference based on the 2014 NEC - more

 Ugly's Electrical Reference Book based on the 2011 NEC
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  $18.95

Ugly's Electrical Reference Book + 2011 NEC Softcover Combo
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Uglys Electrical Reference Book (2011) -

A 'must-have' Electrical Reference for anyone that does Electrical Work - keep one in the Office and one on the Truck!

Electrical Formulas, Conversion Tables, Symbols, Charts, Wiring Diagrams, Conduit Bending and more. All in an easy to read format.

Ugly's Electrical References book is a popular pocket-sized book used by electricians, engineers, contractors, designers, maintenance workers, instructors, and the military.

It is a code-filled reference based on the 2011 NEC - more

 The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide
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$32.95

The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide -

The only book available to cover the Tesla coil in so much detail!

The Ultimate Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide is the first book to explain both design and construction of the Tesla coil in a comprehensive manner. This unique reference uses current design software and specifications, and fully explains the operating theory for each part involved in Tesla coil design.

A one-stop reference covering the theory, design tools, and techniques necessary to create the Tesla coil using modern materials.

Packed with over 200 detailed illustrations, this design tool presents step-by-step information on coiling...using computer simulation to verify coil design...coil construction...engineering aids,,, and much more.

Understanding and Applying Electrical Grounding 2008 DVD
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$49.95

New!Understanding and Applying Electrical Grounding 2008 DVD -

Take a real look at Understanding and Applying Electrical Grounding - One of the most complicated and important aspects of electrical work is grounding. This quality DVD presentation first simplifies the theory behind grounding and then walks viewers through the proper application of grounding theory.

The comprehensive instruction is augmented by illustrations, animations, and example calculations.

Contents of this DVD Include:

  • System Grounding & Equipment Grounding
  • Principles of Effective Grounding
  • Service Neutrals and Grounding
  • Lightning and Grounding - more

Understanding NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding 2011
LE-MH-11NCT2
 $42.00

New! Understanding NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding 2011 -
 

One of the most confusing areas of the trade continues to be Grounding and Bonding. Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to "NEC Requirements for Grounding vs. Bonding" belongs in the hands of every Electrician, Inspector, and Engineer who needs to understand the, seemingly conflicting, information of how to properly apply the NEC rules of Grounding and Bonding.

The extensive graphics show current flow in both normal and fault conditions, which completely illustrate the proper application of the Code rules.

This new edition continues to expand on the great graphics that have set the standard for the industry. The text beautifully clears up misconceptions about Grounding vs. Bonding and breaks down each of the Code articles that deal with this topic. - more

Wiring a House, 4E
CR-9781600852619
$24.95

Wiring a House, 4E -

If you’ve ever looked for a book that explained wiring to the NEC in a way that makes it easy – this is your book.

Here, a master electrician gives you step-by-step tips and shortcuts he’s learned in over 30 years of wiring houses.

You’ll learn the basics of electricity, what materials work best in what application, which tools get the job done in the fastest time, and how to figure out and design the right wiring layout for any residential job, whether the entire house, or just a room.

You also see how to install main service panels, sub panels, ensure that a house is properly grounded, install receptacles, GFCI’s, switches, and fixtures for lighting, smoke detectors, track lighting, outdoor lighting, and recessed lighting; how to wire for appliances; how to protect against lightning and surge protection, and how to set up and wire stand-by generators. - more

Related: >> Mike Holt Electrical Training & Exam Prep - 2011 / 2008
 

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