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American Electricians' Handbook
LE-MG0071798803
$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

Atlas Construction Daily Project Log for Construction and Maintenance
LE
-WM-5046-06
$49.95

Atlas Construction Daily Project Log for Construction & Maintenance -
Track events and projects with the Construction Daily Project Log

395 undated log pages give you the flexibility to keep track of events without preprinted dates!

Effortlessly keep track of daily events and occurrences including: weather conditions, craftspeople, contract extras, equipment usage and rental, material purchases, overall progress, safety concerns, accidents and more with the Construction Daily Project Log for Construction & Maintenance.

Complete with enough log sheets to track more than 12 months of work, you can use your completed Daily Project Log to keep accurate records of jobsite activities, document events during the course of construction, compare the accuracy of initial estimates, gauge your overall productivity and better manage your resources and costs. - more info

Applied Programmable Logic Control Lab Manual

Applied Programmable Logic Control Lab Manual -

Learning programmable logic controllers (PLCs) can be fun when users are able to make connections with familiar control systems like conveyer belts and traffic lights!

This innovative Lab Manual uses projects and examples that are based on everyday automated control systems to provide readers with a clear understanding of the "hows" and "whys" involved in the use of latches, timers, counters, sensors, relays, and more.

A comprehensive introduction to ladder logic diagrams and PLCs sets the stage for more than 50 project-based lab exercises that effectively expose users to a number of control situations for active, "hands-on" learning. - more

BNI Facilities Manager's Costbook 2017
CR-9781557019042
$131.95

NEW!BNI Facilities Manager's Costbook 2017 -

Now you can quickly and easily estimate the cost of renovations, repairs and new construction for all types of commercial buildings such as office buildings, government complexes, schools and hospitals, or other medical facilities.

Over 20,000 material and labor prices provide accurate data for detailed estimates, budgets, price checks and change orders.

The BNi Facilities Managers Costbook 2017 is the first place to turn, whether you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a contractor's bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal.

It puts at your fingertips accurate and up-to-date material and labor costs for thousands of cost items, based on the latest national averages and standard labor productivity rates. - more

Boiler Operation Video Series Boiler Operation Video Series -
(Available on DVD or VHS)

With new footage throughout, this five-part video series provides a quick and comprehensive overview of boiler operation, from how steam is generated, through boiler types and operation, feedwater, steam, combustion, draft, valves, gauges, and pumps, to how to take over a shift.

New additional coverage includes personal protective equipment, emission controls, combustion efficiency, and water level control procedures. - more

Boiler Operator's Workbook New!Boiler Operator's Workbook -

Boiler Operator’s Workbook provides information on virtually all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques are covered in detail, and safety and efficiency of operation are stressed.

Boiler Operator’s Workbook is arranged in a convenient question-and-answer format specifically designed for use in preparation for obtaining a boiler operator’s license.

This format makes the book easy to use as a refresher for boiler licensing examinations and for industrial and vocational boiler classes. - more

LT-10 Performing Gas Test
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The Amprobe LT-10 Lamp Tester takes the guess work out of troubleshooting fluorescent light fixtures.

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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

New!
Building Automation: System Integration with Open Protocols
Book w/ CD-ROM

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

Building Controls
Book w/ DVD

New!Building Controls -

Building Controls was developed in conjunction with the United Association of Journeyworkers and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry for use in building automation system training.

The textbook covers topics such as control concepts/theory, network communication in building automation, control devices/equipment in building automation, building automation and operation, and system integration in the HVAC industry. - more

Text, Workbook & Answer Key Available

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Cable Bits - Flexible Installer Bits
Cable Bits - Flexible Installer Bits
Building Environments, HVAC Systems Building Environments, HVAC Systems -
by Johnson Controls

This comprehensive, easy-to-read text builds your understanding of HVAC systems and the controls that manage them. Through illustrations and realistic examples, Building Environments: HVAC Systems clearly and concisely explains how mechanical and control systems work together to create quality building environments.

You'll learn the technical details behind these complex systems without being overwhelmed. Its unique style makes this fully illustrated text the best single reference if you are entering the HVAC industry or want to expand your knowledge of HVAC and control systems. - more

Carbon Monoxide a Clear and Present Danger
LE
-ES-COPM
$44.95

Carbon Monoxide a Clear & Present Danger -

Carbon Monoxide a Clear and Present Danger is the collaborative effort of several of the brightest in the field of carbon monoxide detection, combustion analysis, and remediation.

This book is intended to address carbon monoxide issues encountered by;

  • First Responders (Fire Department EMT personnel and other Paramedics)

  • Inspectors (local government and independent home inspectors)

  • Technicians (HVAC, Plumbers, and utility company workers) - more

Circuit Breakers: A Technician’s Guide to Low- and Medium-Voltage Circuit Breakers New!Circuit Breakers: A Technician’s Guide to Low- and Medium-Voltage Circuit Breakers -

Circuit Breakers: A Technician’s Guide to Low- and Medium-Voltage Circuit Breakers is a comprehensive overview of circuit breakers used in commercial, industrial, and utility applications.

It covers circuit breaker construction, operation, and maintenance.

This new textbook covers insertion and removal (racking) of circuit breakers, safety and protection from arc-flash hazards, and troubleshooting procedures for circuit breakers. - more

Compressed Air Operations Manual
LE-MG0071475265
$69.95 $59.95

Compressed Air Operations Manual -

This manual is essential reading for anyone requiring a concise working knowledge of compressed air systems, support equipment, and pneumatic applications.

Extensively illustrated and easy to understand, Compressed Air Operations Manual covers such key topics as:

  • Compressed air applications
  • Compressor types
  • The conservation of energy as it applies to compressed air, compression systems, and compressed air dryers
  • Designing or specifying compression systems
  • Evaluating existing systems - more
Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity New!Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, 6E -

Packed with high-quality photos and illustrations, DELMAR’S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, 6e combines comprehensive coverage of basic electrical theory with practical "how to" information that prepares you for real-world practice.

The text covers all aspects of basic theory principles-making it an excellent resource well beyond the introductory course. Its clear presentation uses schematics and large illustrations to bring concepts to life, while examples throughout demonstrate how to do common tasks electricians perform.

Succinct units covering one or two topics make the book easy to digest and the Sixth Edition is updated to the 2014 NEC  - more

DEWALT 2014 Electrical Licensing Exam Guide
DE-9781305400207
$44.95

New!DEWALT 2014 Electrical Licensing Exam Guide, 4E -

For years, electricians and apprentices alike have turned to the DEWALT ELECTRICAL LICENSING EXAM GUIDE for all of their licensing exam preparation needs.

Its latest edition, based on the 2014 National Electrical Code®, is no exception. Covering Journeyman, Contractor, Master, Maintenance, Residential and Sign licensing exams, it takes a non-state-specific approach to its content coverage, making it a useful tool for students anywhere.

At the core of the book's value: proven methods for exam preparation, including study aids and tips, examination regulations, formulas and references, and realistic sample exams with over 500 practice questions.

Includes access code to DeWalt's Online Licensing Exam Prep Course (a $49.95 value) to help prepare by simulating the actual Licensing Exam experience - with practice quizzes and exams in an interactive online format.  - more

Digital Multimeter PrinciplesDigital Multimeter Principles is a must for all technicians, from contractors to maintenance staff. This new edition of Digital Multimeter Principles is designed to provide an introduction to DMM operation principles and procedures. - more
 
Digital Multimeter Principles WorkbookDigital Multimeter Principles Workbook can be used by an individual for self study with the Digital Multimeter Principles text. Instructions for using the Workbook are written for easy self study. - more
 
Digital Multimeter Principles Resource GuideDigital Multimeter Principles Resource Guide provides everything needed to teach the basics of digital multimeter usage. It is a valuable instructional tool for training in group settings. - more
 

Digital Multimeter Principles DVD
AT-1512
$44.00

Digital Multimeter Principles DVD -

This DVD video, with DVD-ROM Reference Material, includes step-by-step procedures for using digital multimeters.

Electrical safety, based on the NFPA 70E® standards and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), is depicted throughout this video.

The easy-to-follow format aids in comprehension and simplifies instruction.

Used alone or as a part of a complete package, the Digital Multimeter Principles DVD is an excellent learning tool for individual or group settings. - more
ElectriCalc Pro

LE-CI5070
$99.95 $69.95

New!ElectriCalc Pro Electrical Calculator - includes FREE UPDATE to 2017 NEC when chip becomes available.
 

ElectriCalc Pro with FREE Armadillo CaseElectrical Contractors, Designers, Electricians and Lighting Specialists solve tough electrical calculations in seconds and deliver those solutions in conformance with the latest NEC®.  Saves time, reduces material cost and eliminates code violations on electrical design, estimating and construction jobs. The ElectriCalc® Pro is a complete electrical reference tool that will save time, trouble and money. 

Compliant with 2014, 2011, 2008, 2005, 2002, 1999, 1996 NEC® and updateable for future code revisions. Complete wire sizing, integrated voltage drops solutions and conduit sizing solutions: finds motor full-loads, computes fuse and breaker sizes and size overload protection.

Includes FREE Armadillo Gear™ protective Hard Case.

Upgrade your older ElectriCalc with the NEC UPGRADE KIT  - more info

NJATC Electrical Field Reference Handbook
DE-1418073466
$32.95
Electrical Field Reference Handbook - NJATC -

Developed as a handy, easy-to-use resource for electrical estimators, contractors, electricians, and apprentices, the Electrical Field Reference Handbook is the ultimate desk and field reference.

Now updated to the National Electrical Code® 2008, it covers the most frequently used on-the-job information, such as: standard symbols for blueprints, drawings, and instrumentation, key formulas and calculations, common NEC® 2008 tables, motor and transformer calculations, and more.

A section devoted to first aid and OSHA safety standards demonstrates the book's commitment not only to accuracy and currency, but also to safety.  more.

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Electrical Materials, 2E Electrical Materials, 2E -

Ideal for anyone new to the electrical industry, this book provides a thorough overview of the variety of electrical materials that are used by today's electricians.

Designed to cover essential electrical materials information, the book introduces each material with a photograph and a description. Electrical Materials then progresses to include information on where the part is most commonly seen and how it is used, in addition to its limitations.

When appropriate, relevant National Electrical Code articles are noted, so readers have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in a meaningful way, using the leading industry standard.

With a straightforward, concise writing style, this book will serve as a valuable training tool, reference book, or supplement to learning the NEC. - more

Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, 2E
LE-MG0071763953
$63.00 $50.00

New!Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, 2E -

A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors

Keep electric motors running at peak performance! Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition explains in detail how all types of AC and DC motors work.

Essential for anyone who needs to buy, install, troubleshoot, maintain, or repair small to industrial-size electric motors, this practical guide contains new information on three-phase motors along with coverage of the latest test instruments.

Drawing on his more than 40 years of experience working with electric motors, expert author Augie Hand provides a wealth of tested procedures to pinpoint and correct any kind of issue. He'll help you decide whether to replace a motor, take it offline for repair, or repair it in place--decisions that can reduce down time. - 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
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Electrical Safety: A Practical Guide to OSHA and NFPA 70E® 2015 NEW!Electrical Safety: A Practical Guide to OSHA and NFPA 70E® 2015 -

Electrical Safety: A Practical Guide to OSHA and NFPA 70E® is a comprehensive overview of electrical safety in the workplace.

The textbook features chapters on approach boundaries, working on energized circuits, establishing an electrically safe work environment, and choosing and inspecting personal protective equipment.

Both OSHA regulations and the NFPA 70E® 2015 standards are covered to provide a clear overview of proper electrical safety procedures.

The information provided helps learners understand how to reduce risk and avoid electrical hazards in the workplace while still being productive, which makes this textbook a valuable training tool for trainers, contractors, and electricians in the field. - more

Electrical Safety Handbook
LE-MG0071457720
$80.00 $53.95

LET EXPERTS MAKE ON-THE-JOB SAFETY SIMPLE

The Electrical Safety Handbook is an easy-to-use, illustrated source of life-saving information tailored to fit specific work environments.

Written by renowned experts in electrical construction safety and medicine, the Electrical Safety Handbook is the reference professionals trust for up-to-date and easy-to-follow safety strategies in industrial and commercial electrical systems.

A unique, one-stop compliance manual for any company’s electrical safety training and reference needs

Electrical Safety Handbook
LE-MG0071745130
$79.95

New!

UP-TO-DATE, ON-THE-JOB ELECTRICAL SAFETY ESSENTIALS

The Electrical Safety Handbook is an easy-to-use, illustrated source of life-saving information tailored to fit specific work environments.

Written by renowned experts in electrical construction safety and medicine, the Electrical Safety Handbook is the reference professionals trust for up-to-date and easy-to-follow safety strategies in industrial and commercial electrical systems.

Covering every major electrical standard, including NEC, NESC, NFPA, 70E, IEEE 1584, and OSHA, Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition is a practical, illustrated source of life-saving information designed for specific work environments. - more

Laser Dimension Master 130
LE-CI3356
$69.95

New!Laser Dimension Master 130 -


True Laser Measuring, Easy to Use, Fast, Affordable and Precise!

Laser Dimension Master 130 is a one-person laser measuring tool for distances, areas and volumes. It is easier and faster to use than a tape measure and fits easily in your hand, pocket or tool belt.

  • Measure up to 130 Feet with accuracy of 1/8 Inch or better over entire range

  • Its small size makes it easy to use in hard-to-access areas

  • Measure distances in Feet-Inches, Decimal Feet, Inches or Meters

  • Large, bright, color easy-to-read display. - more

Electrical Safety of Low-Voltage Systems
LE-MG007150818X
$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

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Electrical Systems Based on the 2014 NEC New!Electrical Systems Based on the 2014 NEC -

Electrical Systems based on the 2014 NEC is a comprehensive reference and instructional tool for journeyman and master electricians, inspectors, contractors, electrical designers, and others in the electrical trade.

This authoritative textbook is recognized in the industry for providing a comprehensive overview of the National Electrical Code®.

Concise text and descriptive illustrations cover the Code and its application to wiring methods and materials, conductors and overcurrent protection devices, branch circuits and feeders, grounding, transformers, services, special locations, calculations, and more.

Important changes in the 2014 NEC® are covered and identified throughout. more

Electrical Systems Based on the 2011 NEC
Book w/ CD-ROM
Electrical Systems Based on the 2011 NEC -

A comprehensive reference and instructional tool for journeyman and master electricians, inspectors, contractors, electrical designers, and others in the electrical trade.

Concise text and descriptive illustrations cover the Code and its application to wiring methods and materials, conductors and overcurrent protection devices, branch circuits and feeders, grounding, transformers, services, special locations, calculations, and more.

Important changes in the 2011 NEC® are covered throughout. Trade knowledge gained in the field is conveyed in concise text and full-color illustrations for quick understanding.

Instructor's Resource Guide also Available more

Electrical Systems Based on the 2008 NEC Electrical Systems Based on the 2008 NEC -

Designed for use by journeyman and master electricians, inspectors, contractors, and others, this authoritative text is recognized in the industry for providing a comprehensive overview of the National Electrical Code®.

Concise text and descriptive illustrations cover the Code and its application to wiring methods and materials, conductors and overcurrent protection devices, branch circuits and feeders, grounding, transformers, services, special locations, calculations, and more.

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

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Electrical Theory & Applications for HVACR
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$49.95

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, 4E NEW!Electrical Transformers and Rotating Machines, 4E -

Written specifically for future electricians, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, 4e delivers comprehensive coverage that reflects real-world practice.

Extremely student friendly, the book uses common language in a format that is easy to understand.

Offering the ideal blend of theory and hands-on applications, it integrates experiments throughout -- enabling you to put what you learn into practice.

In addition, insightful schematics and illustrations ensure your thorough understanding of key concepts. - more

Switch Bit - Interchangeable Flex Bit System
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Electrician's Guide to Control and Monitoring Systems, Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance
LE-MG0071700617

$34.95
Electrician's Guide to Control & Monitoring Systems -

Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance

  • Detailed drawings
  • Step-by-step explanations of drawings
  • Information on networks used in the field
  • Drawings available online

Ladder diagrams are broken down and rebuilt, making it easy to understand the symbols and language used in them. Hundreds of product photos and line drawings illustrate key details presented in the book, and additional drawings are available online.

Essential for electrical contractors, electricians, and maintenance workers, this on-the-job resource also contains information on networks used in the field. - more

Electrician's Troubleshooting and Testing Pocket Guide, Third Edition
LE-MG0071487824
$29.95

Electrician's Troubleshooting and Testing Pocket Guide -
Brooke Stauffer, John E. Traister

Designed for quick reference at any job site, the Electrician's Troubleshooting and Testing Pocket Guide enables electricians using portable meters to test, maintain, and troubleshoot all types of electrical equipment and systems.

  • Expert guidance on all the latest troubleshooting tools, testing instruments, systems, and equipment
  • Time-saving charts, tables, and diagrams for assuring quality and safety compliance
  • Vital material on personal protective equipment (PPE) required for testing energized circuits
  • NEW material: coverage of new equipment, such as infrared scanners and power quality analyzers; information and guidelines that comply with new NFPA 70E safety requirements. - more
 

Electricity 4: AC/DC Motors, Controls and Maintenance
DE-1435400313
$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

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This one-of-a-kind book gets its distinction from a total commitment to electronic variable speed drives and provides the essential information maintenance technicians need to understand DC and inverter drive technology.

Logically structured, Electronic Variable Speed Drives, 3E begins with fundamental drive circuits and builds to an understanding of more complex drive circuits for improved learning.

Troubleshooting and maintenance are emphasized throughout, and abundant waveform schematics help guide the reader's understanding of the theory of operation of the different types of drives and their circuitry. - more

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Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding - Job Site Safety Manual
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$99.95 $89.95

Elevated Work Platforms and Scaffolding Job Site Safety Manual -

ELEVATE CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY!

Nowhere is construction site safety more at a premium than on elevated work platforms and scaffoldings. Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual, demonstrates how to keep these areas as accident-free as possible.

Written with authority by a trio of construction site safety experts, this heavily illustrated reference promotes safety through knowledge, correct equipment usage, and the careful application of construction regulations and standards. With a special emphasis on fall protection and collapse

Perfect for architects, engineers, contractors, and attorneys, Elevated Work Platforms: Job Site Safety Manual is the one volume you need to stay on top of this essential construction site safety issue! - more

Energy Auditing for Industrial Facilities
AT-1521
$34.00
New!Energy Auditing for Industrial Facilities -

Energy Auditing for Industrial Facilities is an introduction to the planning, conducting, documenting, and evaluating of an energy audit.

An energy audit identifies potential causes of energy or resource waste and serves as the first step in making a facility more energy efficient.

Specific types of measurements and how to interpret them are given for each system in a facility. The textbook also covers prioritizing, implementing, and verifying energy-efficiency projects as well as giving suggestions for sustaining long-term results.

After studying this material, technicians familiar with building systems and the use of test instruments will be able to participate in an energy audit. - more

Energy Auditing Practices - A Guide to Benchmarking, Auditing and Retrofitting Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Buildings
AT-0690
$78.00
New!Energy Auditing Practices - A Guide to Benchmarking, Auditing and Retrofitting Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Buildings -

A comprehensive guide to the entire energy auditing process, from benchmarking and developing energy conservation goals to implementing system changes and verifying the results.

Topics presented in this manual include energy audit types; preplanning; retrofit cost-effectiveness; energy audit reports; common benchmarks; audit safety; residential HVAC system equipment, water heaters, and lighting; commercial and industrial HVAC system equipment and lighting; retrofit modeling; and system recommissioning.

Includes Interactive DVD - more

Energy-Efficient Building Systems
LE-MG0071482822
$75.95 $67.95

Energy-Efficient Building Systems -

Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption

Property and facility managers can turn to Energy-Efficient Building Systems as a one-stop guide to operating and maintaining commercial building systems at peak efficiency. Designed to help reduce energy costs and meet environmental standards, this state-of-the-art productivity tool contains fully illustrated, real-world examples of successful green building projects that have achieved significant, energy-saving results.

From energy management and auditing, HVAC systems, cooling towers, and pumping systems…to lighting, electrical systems, automation, and building envelope, this expert resource takes readers step by step through procedures for getting optimal performance from every building system. - more

LT-10 Performing Gas Test
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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

Ferm's Formulas, Charts & Information
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International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)

Lack of skills in fundamental math and basic applications has hindered many careers in the electrical industry.

Too often electricians and inspectors are expected to acquire the information they need on their own while working the job. Understandably, this often leaves some behind, especially when they do not have a text to direct their focus.

Ferm's Formulas, Charts, & Information direct one's focus to the most commonly used formulas in his field. These formulas are carefully explained and demonstrated throughout the book.

Additionally, detailed charts and explanations that are sharply focused on the needs of the electrician and inspector make up the balance of the text. - more

Fluid Power Systems New!Fluid Power Systems, 2E -

Fluid Power Systems is a text/workbook that covers topics specifically relating to the design, application, and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

This new edition has been redesigned and includes expanded content on hydraulic pumps, fluid conductors, connectors, and means of transmission.

The text/workbook addresses fluid power systems, components, and devices specific to industrial, commercial, and mobile power equipment applications such as pumps, valves, actuators, electrical controls, and troubleshooting techniques. Each component, device, or system is introduced with descriptions, operation, common applications, system examples, and operating characteristics.

The included FluidSIM® 4.2 Student Version simulation software provides the learner with an added tool to create, build, and troubleshoot hydraulic circuits in the form of specific activities in the text/workbook. Instructors can also create their own activities. more

Fluid Power Systems Book w/ Answer Key
Fluid Power Systems
w/
Answer Key
CO-AT-3628-3629
$65.00
Fluid Power Systems, 1E -

Fluid Power Systems is a text/workbook that presents an introduction to the design, application, and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

It features large, full-color illustrations detailing systems, components, and devices specific to industrial and commercial applications. Content includes pumps, valves, actuators, electrical controls, and troubleshooting techniques and focuses on the design, analysis, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems.

The first CD-ROM included contains Quick Quizzes®, an illustrated glossary, flash cards, interactive schematics, review questions, media clips, and online resources

A second CD-ROM contains FluidSIM® 4.2 Student Version simulation software that gives the learner an added tool to create, build, and troubleshoot hydraulic circuits.

Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification
LE-MG0071744533
$72.95

Green Facilities: Industrial & Commercial LEED Certification -

An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities

This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations.

Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible building and human resource management.

Specific industry resources for each strategy are included in this practical guide. - more

Greening Existing Buildings
LE-MG0071638326
$79.95 $71.95
Greening Existing Buildings -

Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing Buildings

This GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified building.

Greening Existing Buildings features proven technologies and operating methods, and shows building owners and facility managers how to green buildings in a cost-effective way.

This practical and insightful resource highlights the ten best practices for greening existing buildings, and includes more than 25 case studies of successful implementations and 35 insightful interviews with industry experts and building owners and managers. - more

Handbook of Rigging
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$99.95 $89.95

Handbook of Rigging -

Whether you are a maintenance technician, hoist operator, worksite foreman, or any other specialist requiring the use of rigging equipment, this comprehensive guide will help ensure that your projects are completed in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing safety and efficiency.

Inside this fully updated guide to rigging:
  • A broader-than-ever look at lifting, hoisting, and scaffolding operations
  • Brand-new section covering the safe operation of equipment and rigging systems
  • Up-to-date information on EPA and OSHA regulations governing the use of rigging equipment
  • Directory of associations that publish research on safe rigging
  • Bibliography of references concerning rigging - more

Hazardous Locations, 3E - 2014, IAEI
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$64.95

New!Hazardous Locations, 3E - 2014 -

Protect Yourself and Your Team!

Hazardous Locations, 3E provides Training Materials and Resources to assist those involved with Designing, Installing, Inspecting and Maintaining Electrical Systems in Hazardous (Classified) Locations.

Hazardous Locations - Through photos, illustrations, and thorough explanations, the reader will learn how to safety-proof the most hazardous locations.

Updated to the 2014 NEC

Published by International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) - more

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Heat Pumps - Operation, Installation & Service
LE-ESHPOIS
$49.95

Heat Pumps; Operation, Installation, Service -

Heat Pump Operation, Installation, Service is designed to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the heat pump system, its operations and principles.

Before installing or service a heat pump system, the technician must have proper training and knowledge of air conditioning/refrigeration theory, principles and operation. With today's energy demands and costs soaring there is a tremendous need for highly efficient equipment, and trained technicians that can install, service and maintain this equipment.

New heat pump systems using HFC refrigerant (R-410A) are being sold and installed. These systems pose new demands for installers and service technicians. A heat pump's efficiency can be greatly diminished, regardless of the type of refrigerant, if it is not properly installed, serviced and maintained.

This book covers problems and provides solutions to refrigerant charging, indoor airflow calculation, and methods of preventing unnecessary heat pump malfunctions. - more

Heating Boiler Operator’s Manual
LE-MG0071475222
$77.95

Heating Boiler Operator’s Manual: Maintenance, Operation, and Repair -

Master Every Aspect of Heating Boiler Operation, Maintenance, and Repair—and Pass Your (Boiler) Licensing Exam with Flying Colors!

Both a valuable on-the-job tool and a licensing exam study guide, the Heating Boiler Operator's Manual offers boiler professionals a clear, straightforward account of cutting-edge methods for the operation, maintenance, and repair of today's heating boilers.

This essential reference provides everything needed to keep boilers used for steam heating, hot water heating, and hot water supply in peak condition. - more

High Pressure Boilers New!High Pressure Boilers, 5E -

High Pressure Boilers provides a comprehensive overview of the safe and efficient operation of high pressure boilers and related equipment.

The latest combustion control technology, as well as EPA regulations and their implications, are included in this edition. This edition has been reorganized to provide a systems view of boiler operation.

All aspects of high pressure boilers are discussed and illustrated, and a comprehensive glossary and appendix provide helpful reference material.

This textbook is designed for both learners preparing to obtain a boiler operator’s license and for boiler operators intending to upgrade their skills. Includes CD-ROM w/ Sample Licensing Exams. - more

How to Repair Briggs and Stratton Engines, 4th Ed.
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$19.95

How to Repair Briggs and Stratton Engines -

Learn the Latest Money-Saving Techniques for Troubleshooting and Repairing Any Briggs & Stratton Engine, New or Old!

Turn to the Fourth Edition of How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines for expert guidance on completing any Briggs & Stratton maintenance and repair job quickly and easily. This money-saving resource now includes the latest information on overhead valves (OHV), carburetion advances, new muffler designs, and cutting-edge alternators.

Filled with proven techniques for fixing both brand-new and older model Briggs & Stratton engines, the Fourth Edition of this hands-on reference covers everything from ignition, fuel, and charging systems…to starters and engine mechanics. You will find step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting and repairing magnetos…carburetors… governors…alternators…main bearings…flywheels…coils…fuel pumps …air filters…rewind and electric starters…and connecting rods. - more

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HVAC Control Systems, 3E -

HVAC Control Systems WorkbookHVAC Control Systems provides an introduction to HVAC fundamentals and control system principles for pneumatic, electromechanical, electronic, and building automation control systems.

This newly updated textbook includes in-depth coverage of commercial heating and cooling systems and also covers modern ventilation and indoor air quality requirements.

This new edition covers the latest technology in web-based control, networking, wireless control applications, energy auditing and efficiency, system retrofitting, direct digital control, and maintenance management and includes a new feature: field-based troubleshooting scenarios of control system problems.  - specifically designed for HVAC and building maintenance technicians.

Textbook, Workbook & Instructor's Guide are available - more

HVAC Control Systems, 2E
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$110.00 $66.95
HVAC Control Systems, 2E -

HVAC Control Systems contains 26 chapters that cover all aspects of HVAC control systems used in industry. Topics included are specifically designed for HVAC and building maintenance technicians.

The textbook provides an introduction to HVAC fundamentals, energy sources, and control principles. Pneumatic, electromechanical, and electronic components and control systems are covered.

The textbook also covers the latest technology in energy efficiency practices, building automation systems, networking, direct digital control, building automation system retrofitting, maintenance management, and troubleshooting principles. - more

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 2nd Ed.
LE-MG0071482423

$69.95
HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb -

The Latest Information and “Tricks of the Trade” for Achieving First-Rate HVAC Designs on Any Construction Job!

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb presents a wealth of state-of-the-art HVAC design information and guidance, ranging from air distribution to piping systems to plant equipment.

This all-in-one sourcebook contains:

  • Updated HVAC codes and standards, including the 2006 International Building Code
  • Over 200 equations for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems
  • ASME and ASHRAE code specifications
  • Over 350 rules of thumb for cooling, heating, ventilation, and more
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Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Stationary Engineers
Instructor's Resource
Guide
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Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Stationary Engineers -

Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Stationary Engineers provides an overview of what IAQ is, instruments and testing procedures, and how to maintain IAQ in institutional and commercial facilities.

Industry demand for the safety, health, and productivity of building occupants requires the routine monitoring of indoor air quality (IAQ) for contaminants by maintenance technicians and other industry personnel.

As HVAC systems have become more technologically complex, taking accurate measurements of the quality if indoor air has become even more critical.

Required safety practices, environmental protection, and common building stationary engineering applications are emphasized throughout, and references to ANSI, EPA, and ASHRAE standards are provided. Includes CD-ROM - a self-study aid with Quick Quizzes and more

Industrial Electricity, 9E New!Industrial Electricity, 9E -

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, 9E 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.

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, Ninth Edition, presents the essentials of electrical theory in a clear, current, logical manner to help you master both fundamental concepts and more advanced subjects relevant to the field of industrial electricity.

Coverage begins with foundational topics like electrical symbols and drawings, current, voltage, resistance, and power, while subsequent chapters introduce Ohm’s Law; series, parallel, and combination circuits; and resistive and reactive circuits.

The text also includes thorough discussion of advanced subjects such as rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs, as well as practical information on key real-world applications of electrical theory, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. - more

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E
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$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

Industrial Maintenance
Book w/ CD-ROM
Industrial MaintenanceIndustrial Maintenance Workbook is a comprehensive source of fundamental system operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting information.  Plant maintenance technicians are now required to have a broader working knowledge and troubleshooting skills for increasingly complex equipment used in industry.

This edition offers expanded coverage on energy efficiency and auditing, waste reduction, safety standards, advanced multimeter functions and procedures, building automation systems, and indoor air quality.

Real-world maintenance problems and solutions are depicted throughout the book. Common systems covered address operation principles, maintenance management procedures, and fundamental troubleshooting skills. - more

NEW!
Industrial Mechanics
Industrial Mechanics, 4E Industrial Mechanics Workbook

Industrial Mechanics, 4th Edition, presents a comprehensive introduction to the concepts, principles, and equipment used in industrial mechanical systems as required by industrial mechanics, technicians, and maintenance personnel.

This new edition includes the latest information on workplace safety, tools and tool safety, fastening methods, printreading, precision measurement, rigging and lifting, lubrication, bearings, flexible belt and mechanical drives, vibration and alignment, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles and applications, and preventative maintenance programs

Industrial Mechanics is designed for postsecondary, industrial, and apprenticeship training programs. - more

Industrial Motor Control, 7E New!Industrial Motor Control, 7E -

INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROL 7E is an integral part of any electrician training.

Comprehensive and up to date, this book provides crucial information on basic relay control systems, programmable logic controllers, and solid state devices commonly found in an industrial setting.

Written by a highly qualified and respected author, you will find easy-to-follow instructions and essential information on controlling industrial motors and commonly used devices in contemporary industry.

INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROL 7E successfully bridges the gap between industrial maintenance and instrumentation, giving you a fundamental understanding of the operation of variable frequency drives, solid state relays, and other applications that employ electronic devices. - more

Instrumentation and Process Control NEW!Instrumentation and Process Control -

Instrumentation and Process Control is a comprehensive resource that provides a technician-level approach to instrumentation used in process control.

With an emphasis on common industrial applications, this textbook covers the four fundamental instrumentation measurements of temperature, pressure, level, and flow, in addition to position, humidity, moisture, and typical liquid and gas measuring instruments.

Fundamental scientific principles, detailed illustrations, descriptive photographs, and concise text are used throughout.  - 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

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide
AT-1389
$390.00

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide

Industrial demand for safe and productive automated facilities requires that electricians, maintenance technicians, operators, supervisors, and other industry personnel possess a thorough understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers Resource Guide is designed to assist an instructor in effectively presenting the program.

The Resource Guide includes an instructor's guide, instructional outlines, PowerPoint® presentations, pretest/posttest exams, electronic slides, tutorial videos, answer keys, activity demonstrations, PLC simulation, and test development software. - more

Introduction to Thermography Principles
AT-1535
$32.00

Introduction to Thermography Principles -

Created in Cooperation with Fluke Corporation and The Snell Group

Introduction to Thermography Principles provides an overview of the latest information on the safe, efficient, and practical use of thermal imagers.

This full-color booklet depicts thermal images of electrical, HVAC, plumbing, hydraulic, and pneumatic circuits. Real-world examples illustrate commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential applications.

In addition, the book provides information on thermography analysis, reporting, documentation, return on investment resources, and related technologies. - more

Jobsite First Aid: A Field Guide for the Construction Industry
DE-1111038635
$24.95

New!Jobsite First Aid: A Field Guide for the Construction Industry -

The perfect complement to hands-on safety training...

When a jobsite emergency arises, it's the people on the job that are the first responders. This gives those people — the contractors, the construction workers, and anyone else onsite — the critical responsibility of quickly and effectively acting to minimize damage and maximize safety. Prepare for this important role with JOBSITE FIRST AID: A FIELD GUIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.

This book takes a systematic approach to responding to emergency situations, from minor burns to life-threatening events and situations.

It is the perfect complement to hands-on safety training, and it's ideally packaged to fit into your toolbox, glove box, or desk drawer, so that it can be easily accessed when needed. - more

Laser Dimension Master 130
LE-CI3356
$69.95

New!Laser Dimension Master 130 -


True Laser Measuring, Easy to Use, Fast, Affordable and Precise!

Laser Dimension Master 130 is a one-person laser measuring tool for distances, areas and volumes. It is easier and faster to use than a tape measure and fits easily in your hand, pocket or tool belt.

  • Measure up to 130 Feet with accuracy of 1/8 Inch or better over entire range

  • Its small size makes it easy to use in hard-to-access areas

  • Measure distances in Feet-Inches, Decimal Feet, Inches or Meters

  • Large, bright, color easy-to-read display. - more

New!
Low Pressure Boilers
 
Low Pressure Boilers -

Low Pressure Boilers, the industry leader among boiler operation texts, has been enhanced with new coverage of personal protective equipment, burner control systems, steam principles, and emission analysis and control.

This text is recommended by many licensing agencies for use as a study aid in preparing for licensing examinations.

This full-color text is a must for operators of boiler systems used in hotels, apartment buildings, schools, and other large institutions. Boiler systems and related equipment are depicted in full-color illustrations complemented by concise text. - more

Low Pressure Boilers Study Guide w/ Answer Key
Low Pressure Boilers
Study Guide

(The Low Pressure Boilers Study Guide contains over 1,400 questions similar to those found on a typical boiler operator's licensing exam.)

  Low Pressure Boilers Instructor's Resource Guide also Available

Maintenance Manager's Standard Manual, 5E
CR-9781557018106
$91.00

New!Maintenance Manager's Standard Manual, 5E -

This book has everything you need to set up and run a building maintenance department.

Whether you are a facilities manager, engineer, property owner, developer, or anyone else responsible for maintenance operations, this book is a must-have reference. Not only does it give you all of the essential ingredients for understanding and carrying out successful day-to-day management of maintenance activities, it provides you with an integrated plan for continuous improvement of the maintenance function.

This fully up-to-date book covers structural maintenance, mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance and instrument repair, maintenance of roads and grounds, power plan maintenance, as well as housekeeping, waste management, air and water quality, and safety. - more...

Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics
LE-AT-1538
$32.00
New!Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics

Motor and Drive Troubleshooting: Basic Testing to Advanced Diagnostics is a new textbook that provides an overview of the latest information on the safe, efficient, and practical use of portable oscilloscopes (scope meters).

This new book has five chapters that include the fundamental principles, basic procedures, common applications, and inspection methodologies of handheld portable oscilloscopes as compared to other test instruments such as clamp-on ammeters and digital multimeters (DMMs).

Detailed commercial and industrial illustrations, applications, and procedures supplement the material. - more

SPECIAL: Motors, 1E with FREE Workbook & Answer Key
CO-AT-1975-77
$131.00 $69.00
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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2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) Now Available!

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2011 NEC & Related

2011 NEC, References & Related Study Guides

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NFPA 70B: Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance
LE-13-NFPA70B
$81.95

New!NFPA 70B: Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance, 2013 Edition -

Prevent costly equipment failures and worker injuries with the latest rules in the 2013 NFPA 70B.

Guard against failures and malfunctions by working with the latest guidelines, including:

  • New chapter on electrical disaster recovery
  • New chapter on photovoltaic systems
  • New chapter on electrical vehicle charging systems
  • New chapter on wind power electric systems and associated equipment
  • New section on arc flash and a new Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Study
  • New section on counterfeit components, devices, tool, and equipment - more

NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
LE-15-NFPA70E
$67.50

New!NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace 2015 -

NFPA 70E® compliance saves lives, reduces liability, and helps avoid unexpected downtime and revenue loss. Now, the 2015 Standard takes another big step in changing the way America works.

In a fraction of a second, an electrical incident can claim lives and cause permanently disabling injuries. In fact, hundreds of deaths and thousands of burn injuries occur each year due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast -- and most could be prevented through compliance with NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®.

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E responds to the latest information about the effects of arc flash, arc blast, and direct current (dc) hazards, and recent developments in electrical design and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). - more

 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
LE-15-NFPA70E-Hbk
$151.00

New!NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace - 2015 -

The 2015 NFPA 70E® Handbook is your comprehensive source for knowledge about NFPA 70E, electrical safety, and compliance.

Many facilities have the potential for significant liabilities involving loss of life, serious injuries, and damage to equipment due to electrical hazards. Yet many company managers and owners are unaware of the electrical risks addressed by NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®.

Using NFPA 70E correctly is the key to saving lives, reducing injuries, and satisfying OSHA mandates for electrical safety -- and that's why the NFPA 70E Handbook is essential.

The 2015 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace helps you understand the risks and make the right decisions. - more

 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
LE-12-NFPA70E-Hbk
$151.00 $114.80

NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace - 2012 Edition -

Use the 2012 NFPA 70E®: Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace to avoid OSHA violations and reduce risks with effective strategies.

Make the right decisions about worksite electrical hazards with the new full-color 2012 NFPA 70E® Handbook.

Implementing NFPA 70E correctly is the key to saving lives, reducing injuries, and satisfying OSHA mandates for electrical safety. That's why there's no substitute for the comprehensive facts in the 2012 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

Make sure your work measures up to today's NFPA 70E with complete knowledge about electrical safety and compliance.

NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
LE-12-NFPA70E
$67.50 $51.20

NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace 2012 -

The 2012 NFPA 70E responds to the challenges, making it easier to ensure an electrically safe working area and comply with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K.

Workplace safety in the United States is evolving due to better awareness and implementation of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. Yet hundreds of deaths and thousands of disabling injuries still occur each year due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast -- and most could be prevented through NFPA 70E compliance.

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E responds to new information about the effects of arc flash, arc blast, and direct current (dc) hazards, and recent developments in electrical design and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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 User's Guide to Electrical PPE based on NFPA 70E
JB-0763751146
$46.95

A User's Guide to Electrical PPE Based on NFPA 70E -

Analyze risks and work smart! Every electrician on the job needs the User's Guide to Electrical PPE.

This full-color manual to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a "must" for the practicing electrical contractor or electrician.

Based on NFPA 70E®: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® and written by Ray Jones, the top ranking expert in electrical safety, User's Guide to Electrical PPE helps workers and supervisors competently analyze risks and take the action needed to avoid electrical contract injuries.

An abundance of full-color photographs illustrate equipment in a wide variety of work environments. - more

 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2015 Edition
LE-NFPA101-15
$
98.00

New!NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2015 Edition -

NFPA®'s Life Safety Code is the most widely used source for strategies for occupant safety throughout the life cycle of a building. Unique in the field, it is the only document that addresses life safety in both new and existing structures.

From egress, sprinklers, and alarms to emergency lighting, smoke barriers, and special hazard protection, the LSC covers it!

  • All new high-rise buildings must comply with the high-rise building package, promoting consistency in protection regardless of occupancy type.
  • Revisions in health care occupancy rules foster a more comfortable, home-like environment.
  • New rules for carbon monoxide (CO) alarms or detection systems - more

NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Handbook 2015 Edition
LE-NFPA101-15-Hbk
$185.50

New!NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Handbook 2015 Edition -

Take the fast track to compliance!

The 2015 NFPA 101® Handbook puts practical answers to Code questions at your fingertips so you're ready to apply requirements correctly.

Any decisions you make in the built environment have the potential to affect lives. That's why you need the best source of applications advice: the 2015 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook. This resource combines Code text and expert commentary to help you comply correctly the first time and avoid costly mistakes, violations, and job delays.

Whether you're an architect, designer, contractor, engineer, AHJ, or inspector, you can depend on the 2015 Life Safety Code Handbook to make sure requirements are applied properly. - more

NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Handbook 2009 Edition
CO-NFPA101-09-Hbk
$185.50 $99.95

NFPA 101 Life Safety Code Handbook 2009 Edition -

The 2009 Life Safety Code® Handbook has the practical insights and solutions you need!

Life safety has evolved! Don't let uncertainty about what new LSC requirements mean or how to apply them slow down jobs and compromise safety. Put reliable application advice at your fingertips with NFPA®'s exclusive 2009 Life Safety Code Handbook.

Avoid mistakes and redos. Get practical, authoritative support on every project with instant answers and solutions in the LSC Handbook.

Need clarification of new rules? Want to validate that your interpretations are correct? Looking for practical examples to help you implement provisions or provide explanations to clients? Just open the Handbook to find everything you need to maximize occupant protection in all types of structures - more

Piping Systems Manual
LE-MG0071592768

$89.95 $79.95
New!Piping Systems Manual -

In-depth Details on Piping Systems

Filled with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this practical guide offers comprehensive information on piping installation, repair, and rehabilitation. All of the latest codes, standards, and specifications are included.

Piping Systems Manual is a hands-on design and engineering resource that explains the reasons behind the designs. You will get full coverage of materials, components, calculations, specifications, safety, and much more.

Hundreds of detailed illustrations make it easy to understand the best practices presented in the book. - more

Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2E
LE-MG0071600906
$49.95

New!Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide -

APPLY NEW TIME- AND MONEY-SAVING SOLUTIONS TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PLUMBING PROBLEMS

Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems.

From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures. - more

Plumbing Instant Answers
LE-MG
0071379576
$49.95 $43.95
Plumbing Instant Answers -

Whether you are a master plumber who needs a comprehensive, up-to-date, on-the-job manual or a homeowner who wants help in tackling tough weekend repair jobs, Plumbing Instant Answers is perfect for everyone.

Within its well-illustrated pages you'll find all the information you need to solve just about any plumbing problem quickly, effectively, and economically.

Plumbing Instant Answers puts you on top of situations in five key areas:

  • Code Facts
  • Calculations
  • Existing Plumbing Systems
  • Service and Repair Work
  • Gas Piping
  • Radiant Heat Piping - more

Power Boiler Design, Inspection, and Repair
LE-MG0071432027
$99.00 $88.95

Power Boiler Design, Inspection, and Repair: ASME Code Simplified -

Based on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code - Power Boiler Design, Inspection and Repair: ASME Code Simplified is designed to provide the clearest, most up-to-date information on the fabrication, inspection, and testing of power boilers.

  • Installation, Operation, Inspection and Maintenance methods
  • A Boiler Inspector's insights on meeting code requirements
  • Expert advice on repair and alteration to National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors standards.
  • Design specifications
  • Code calculations
  • Tips on complying with local and national requirements - more

Power Generation Handbook - Fundamentals of Low-Emission, High-Efficiency Power Plant Operation
LE-MG0071772278
$98.95

New!Power Generation Handbook -
Fundamentals of Low-Emission, High-Efficiency Power Plant Operation

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO POWER GENERATION--FULLY REVISED

Updated throughout to cover the latest technologies and applications, Power Generation Handbook, Second Edition, focuses on the basics of power generation using gas turbine, steam, wind, solar, co-generation, and combined-cycle power plants.

Other essential topics such as calculations, efficient plant design, emission limits, monitoring, and the economics of power generation are discussed in detail.

A real-world case study illustrates the material presented in this authoritative resource. - more

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Printreading Based on the 2014 NEC New!Printreading Based on the 2014 NEC -

Printreading has been completely updated to reflect changes in the 2014 NEC® and maintain its status as an industry standard by incorporating fundamental printreading skills and relevant NEC® topics.

Different types of prints used in industry are represented throughout the textbook, including plot plans, floor plans, and elevations. Prints are also used in conjunction with code requirements to determine dwelling load calculations.

This textbook serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable technical reference for professionals in the field. (Answer Key sold separately) - more

PrintReading Based on the 2011 NEC PrintReading Based on the 2011 NEC -

Completely updated to reflect changes in the 2011 NEC®, this text maintains its status as the industry standard by incorporating printreading skills and relevant NEC® topics.

Large illustrations organize and simplify complex topics for easy learning. Numerous trade competency tests and two final exams are included.

A comprehensive glossary contains definitions of common electrical and printreading terms.

This text serves as both an instructional tool and a valuable reference for professionals in the field. - more

Printreading for Installing and Troubleshooting Electrical Systems New!Printreading for Installing and Troubleshooting Electrical Systems, 2E -

Printreading for Installing and Troubleshooting Electrical Systems is a comprehensive resource that covers the essential printreading skills needed to safely install and troubleshoot common residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems.

The textbook focuses on printreading fundamentals, symbols, print elements, and construction documentation.

The textbook contains 15 chapters and includes nearly 200 electrical prints along with examples to reinforce key concepts. Review questions, examples, activities, and trade competency tests are included to assess learner comprehension, while providing examples of real-world printreading tasks. - more

 
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Residential Construction Academy Facilities Maintenance
DE-140186483X
$83.95 $59.95

Residential Construction Academy: Facilities Maintenance -

Using step-by-step photos as often as possible to convey important tasks, this book will train the residential facilities handyman in all the responsibilities of the job!

A refreshingly easy-to-read writing style and a straightforward approach to maintenance, repair, and replacement within residential facilities combine to communicate common maintenance tasks in the areas of carpentry, wiring, groundskeeping, appliance repair, plumbing, and HVAC.

Safety for each task is addressed, as well as important employability skills for success on the job.

No-nonsense Information on tasks for which maintenance personnel should seek assistance and refer the problem to a professional, are also highlighted. - more

Rigging, Hoisting and Signaling Practices
AT-3651
$85.00

New!Rigging, Hoisting and Signaling Practices -

Rigging, Hoisting, and Signaling Practices is an introduction to the equipment, calculations, and procedures required for the safe handling and transportation of materials by hoists or cranes.

This textbook is relevant for all personnel involved in lifting operations and can be used as part of a training program for certification preparation.

Topics include industry standards and certifications, crane types and dynamics, signaling procedures, lift planning, weight and balance, sling loads, rigging components, equipment handling, hoists, and lifting procedures.

Readers learn how to calculate a load’s weight and center of gravity (CG) and how these determine the sling loads on the rigging. Content also includes the effect of rigging arrangements and mechanical advantage on sling and line loads. - more

Rigging and Lifting Principles
CO-AT-3648
$21.00

Rigging and Lifting Principles -

Rigging and Lifting Principles is an introduction to the equipment, calculations, and procedures required for the safe handling and transportation of materials by hoists or cranes.

Topics include weight and balance, lift points, rigging components, equipment handling, hoists, cranes, and lifting procedures.

Safety practices are discussed throughout this textbook.

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Safe Work Practices for the Electrician
JB-0763752150
$83.95

Safe Work Practices for the Electrician -

Safe Work Practices for the Electrician takes a unique, blended learning approach to the topic to provide students and working electricians with a clear overview of how to accurately incorporate safety regulations and theory with every day work tasks.

Based on NFPA 70E® 2009, the National Electrical Code, and the most current OSHA regulations, this introductory text covers the fundamentals of electrical safety along with common work practice hazards, providing tips for identifying potential dangers and ways to avoid or mitigate each risk for the protection of electrical workers.

Expert explanations are accompanied by actual accounts from the field to help students understand the root cause of electrical accidents, ... more

Significant Changes to NFPA 70E 2015 Pocket Guide
AT-3590
$21.00

New!Significant Changes to NFPA 70E® 2015 Pocket Guide -

Significant Changes to NFPA 70E® Pocket Guide, 2015 edition, provides authoritative, succinct, and in depth coverage of the major changes contained in the 2015 NFPA 70E®.

The pocket guide is designed to efficiently convey the most significant changes (not all changes) in the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E®.

With years of experience in the field and as a safety instructor, the author provides insightful interpretations of key concepts that familiarize users with the major changes contained in the latest edition of NFPA 70E®.

The book can be used as a reference tool for experienced safety officials or as an introductory guide for employees with less experience. - more

Small Engines
Book w/ CDROM
Small Engines -

Authorized by Briggs & Stratton, the largest manufacturer of small air-cooled engines in the world, this text covers the basic principles of small engine operation and service, through engine troubleshooting and failure.

Small Engines is a comprehensive textbook that presents small engine operation and service principles using concise text, detailed illustrations, and practical applications.

The content is based on technician requirements put forth by Briggs & Stratton. The textbook explains the why of engine design and the how of operation as well as basic repair.

Textbook, Workbook & Instructor's Resource Guide Available - more

Small Engine and Equipment Maintenance
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Small Engine and Equipment Maintenance -

This new textbook features Briggs and Stratton powered products and focuses on small engine applications, operation, maintenance principles and procedures, and troubleshooting practices.

Small Engine and Equipment Maintenance is a comprehensive compilation of small engines and the maintenance practices that are required to maintain the efficiencies and durability of residential and commercial power equipment.

The materials have been designed to support and entry-level small engines program and a small engines owner looking to prolong their power equipment investment.

Textbook, Workbook & Instructor's Resource Guide Available - more

Small Gas Engine Repair
LE-MG007149667X
$24.95

New!Small Gas Engine Repair -

The Third Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows you how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps, and standby generators.

Completely revised and updated and offering a step-by-step approach, this bestseller covers all you need to know to repair and maintain a small gas engine and get professional results while saving money.

This in-depth guide by master mechanic Paul Dempsey includes the latest in small engine technology and gives you up-to-date information on overhead valve and overhead cam engines, carburetion advances, digital ignition systems, and more.

Dempsey explains how to troubleshoot and repair both two- and four-cycle engines. The author also reveals the shortcuts, field fixes, and other tricks of the trade that only working mechanics know. - 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

Stallcup's Electrical Equipment Maintenance Simplified: Based on NFPA 70B
JB-0763751154
$133.95 $119.95

Stallcup's Electrical Equipment Maintenance Simplified: Based on NFPA 70B -

In this timely and original book, noted electrical authority James Stallcup explains and applies the rules and regulations contained in NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance (2006 Ed.)

Stallcup's® Electrical Equipment Maintenance Simplified provides explanations of recommended practices, guidelines for implementation, and illustrated examples of procedures.

The essential manual comprehensively describes the proper training required for safe and effective preventive maintenance of industrial electrical systems and equipment.

Plant and maintenance electricians will find this highly anticipated handbook to be a thorough explanation of NFPA 70B, and a valuable guide to on-the-job procedures. - more

Stationary Engineering New!Stationary Engineering -

Stationary Engineering covers all aspects of boiler operation and auxiliary equipment. The text can be used for licensing examination preparation, industrial classes, or as a reference book for studying boiler principles and upgrading skills.

This new edition includes a new chapter on Computerized Control, that covers common computerized control system architecture, programming, and applications in commercial and industrial settings.

Includes 1,150 questions to help prepare for a licensing exam. Other topics include expanded coverage of the latest EPA regulations and their implications, ASME boiler classifications, steam trap operation and efficiency, and emission control equipment operation. - more

Steam and Hot Water Primer
DE-1428360727
$93.95 $84.55

Steam and Hot Water Primer -

For the first time, novice and seasoned boiler personnel alike have a resource designed just for them.

Steam and Hot Water Primer is a comprehensive guide to boiler operation and stationary engineering. Its purpose is to provide a fundamental understanding of boiler operation and maintenance for beginners, to prepare prospective licensing candidates for the boiler license exam, and to serve as a “go-to” reference guide for operations and maintenance personnel.

With coverage of topics that other, similar books avoid – like maintenance and troubleshooting – the authors have created an “all-in-one” resource that can be used throughout the stages of a boiler operator’s career and that will also develop highly knowledgeable, highly skilled operators, prepared and ready for the 21st century. - more

Steam Plant Operation
LE-MG0071418466
$89.95 $79.95

Steam Plant Operation -

#1 REFERENCE IN STEAM PLANT ENGINEERING

For nearly 70 years, Steam Plant Operation has been the definitive reference for system design to installation, operational features, expert maintenance and repairs.

A classic reference for understanding power plant design and operation, this book has assisted more operators to pass licensing exams than any other text.

Packed with illustrations and fundamental descriptions, Steam Plant Operation keeps the engineer or plant operator current for the safe operation, expert guidance on design of various systems and help with every aspect of steam plant operation. - more

Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers Technician's Guide To Programmable Controllers, 6E -

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

Test Instruments Test Instruments -

This comprehensive text provides an overview of typical electrical test instruments used for installation tests, process equipment operation, quality control, and troubleshooting activities.

Common electrical measurements are presented with an overview of measurement principles and procedures that feature:
Test Instruments Application ManualTest Instruments Applications Manual includes application information and hands-on activities that expand on content presented in Test Instruments.

Extensive information is provided on each of the test instruments that is necessary for completing the applications, including important safety considerations and procedures for use in the field. - more

Test Instruments Resource GuideTest Instruments Resource Guide is a valuable instructional tool designed for training in group settings. It provides an out-of-the-box approach designed for maximum flexibility.

The Resource Guide includes an Instructor’s Guide, Instructional Outlines, Pretest, Posttest, Answer Keys, Electronic Slides, and Test Development Software. - more

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 -

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

Troubleshooting Electrical / Electronic Systems Troubleshooting Electrical / Electronic Systems, 3E -

Step-by-step applications show how to troubleshoot electrical and electronic systems. Activities provide hands-on experience in solving troubleshooting problems.

This third edition includes new and expanded coverage in the following areas: Alternative Energy Solutions, NFPA 70E® requirements, and Motor Nameplate Interpretation.

Each textbook includes a CD-ROM designed for self-study. It includes interactive Quick Quizzes® for each chapter, an Illustrated Glossary, and Reference Material.

Textbook, Workbook and Answer Keys available: - more

Troubleshooting Electric Motors
Book w/ CD-ROM
Troubleshooting Electric Motors -

This comprehensive reference presents the latest information on electric motors and drives that are used in common industrial applications.

The extensive applications, activities, and trade tests included provide the framework for acquiring the knowledge and skills required in today's industrial environment, or serve as a guide to avoid costly downtime. Starting with motor operation principles, the text builds on motor types, motor protection, causes of motor failure, and troubleshooting methods.

Troubleshooting Electric Motors text/workbook covers drive theory and applications, drive programming and installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures. Special emphasis is placed on troubleshooting skills.  - more

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Troubleshooting Electronic Equipment
LE-MG0071477314
$49.95

Troubleshooting Electronic Equipment -

Everything you need to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all types of electronic equipment

Quickly and Easily Identify and Repair Defects and Failures in all Types of Electronic Equipment.

Turn to Troubleshooting Electronic Equipment for step-by-step procedures for identifying the causes of problems in electronic equipment and hands-on methods for repairing them. From cell phones and digital circuits...to test and medical instruments...to digital and microprocessor-based equipment, this practical guide covers the full range of troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and maintenance management techniques.

The author covers all the essentials such as necessary tools, soldering techniques, testing, fundamental procedures, and mechanical and electrical components. - more

Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment
LE-MG0071810307
$59.95

New!Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment -

A PRACTICAL GUIDE that shows maintenance and construction electricians how to successfully repair commercial and industrial electrical equipment

Troubleshooting and Repairing Commercial Electrical Equipment is the first work that offers a practical approach to diagnosing and repairing commercial/industrial electrical equipment – covering everything from motors, computers, elevators, and fire alarm systems to heavy-duty ovens and audio equipment.

Inside you'll find ways to become faster, more efficient, and able to achieve a much higher success rate in restoring large electrical equipment without damaging it, introducing an additional defect, or creating a hazard.

This invaluable resource also includes information for those seeking licensing and certification, as well as different measures that should be taken to ensure that a UL or other agency listing is not voided. - more

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, 3E
LE-MG0071770186
$59.95

New!Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, 3E -

Use the Latest Tools and Techniques to Troubleshoot and Repair Major Appliances, Microwaves, and Room Air Conditioners!

"The book has it all...written by a pro with 40 years of hands-on repair and teaching experience...this book is like brain candy"--GeekDad (Wired.com)

Fully updated for current technologies and packed with hundreds of photos and diagrams, this do-it-yourself guide shows you how to safely install, operate, maintain, and fix gas and electric appliances of all types.

Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition provides easy-to follow procedures for using test meters, replacing parts, reading circuit diagrams, interpreting fault and error codes, and diagnosing problems. more...

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UGLY's Reference Series
UGLY's Reference Series

 Ugly's Electrical Reference Book based on the 2014 NEC
LE-UGLY-14
$18.95

2014 NEC Softcover + UGLYs Combo
2014 NEC Softcover +
UGLYs Combo

LE-14NEC-Soft-UGLYs
$109.95

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 Safety and NFPA 70E
JB-9781449642419
$23.95 $19.95

New!Ugly’s Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E 2012 -

Ugly’s Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E® is the first pocket-sized summary of NFPA 70E 2012 with comparisons to current OSHA regulations and the 2011 National Electrical Code®.

Important updates in the 2012 NFPA 70E include:

  • Arc-Rated (AR) vs. Flame-Resistant (FR)
  • Documentation of electrical safety programs and training
  • Tables have been added for direct-current systems
  • New requirements for equipment labeling
  • Employees shall be retrained at intervals not to exceed 3 years - more

UGLY's Conduit Bending
JB-9780763783143
$23.95 $21.95

New!UGLY's Conduit Bending -

by Alan W. Stanfield, BS, MBA

Ugly’s Conduit Bending is a quick, on-the-job reference specifically designed to provide the most commonly required information on how to properly bend conduit, including information on bending types and techniques.

An ideal tool for electricians, contractors, instructors, and students, this essential pocket guide uses diagrams, calculations, illustrations, photos, and quick explanations to ensure bending is completed safely and correctly. - more

UGLY's Electric Motors and Controls 2014
JB-9781449690762
$23.95 $21.95

New!UGLY's Electric Motors and Controls 2014 -

Work safely and efficiently on motors and controls when you have the new Ugly’s in your toolbox!

Based on the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)

Ugly’s Electric Motors and Controls 2014 is a quick, on-the-job reference specifically designed to provide the most commonly required information on the design, installation, application, and maintenance of motors and controls in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format.

An ideal tool for electrician’s, contractors, designers, engineers, instructors and students, this essential pocket guide uses diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations to ensure jobs are completed safely and correctly and in accordance to industry standards. - more

Understanding Motor Controls
DE-1401890164
$163.95 $147.55

Understanding Motor Controls -

Gain the knowledge that industrial electricians in the field need in order to be successful! The subject of motor controls is one of the major areas of concern for industrial electricians, and this book prepares readers for work in the industry.

A "real-world" systems approach is applied to all aspects of motor control, including basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more. "Must know" applications, procedures, and operations are stressed throughout.

Coverage concludes with a series of practical laboratory exercises to help provide an excellent knowledge base of important installation, testing, and troubleshooting procedures. - more

Welding
LE-MG0071763872
$39.00

NEW!Welding, 2E -


LEARN THE ART OF WELDING FROM THE GROUND UP

Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, Welding, Second Edition provides an easy-to-follow introduction to oxyacetylene welding and cutting, soldering, and basic metal properties.

You'll learn how to set up your workshop, properly use welding equipment, design projects, work safely, and get professional results--even if you have no experience.

With coverage of the latest tools, materials, and techniques, this fully updated, hands-on guide serves as an ideal beginner's tutorial as well as an on-the-job reference for experienced welders. - more

Welding Skills, 5E
Book / Workbook
NEW!Welding Skills, 5E -

Welding Skills is an industry-leading textbook designed to provide the essential knowledge and skill-building exercises necessary to succeed in today’s welding industry.

This easy-to-comprehend textbook features hundreds of full-color illustrations and application photos to illustrate key concepts, while easy-to-use charts consolidate key information for quick reference.

For those training organizations participating in the AWS SENSE program, Welding Skills, the Welding Skills Workbook, and Printreading for Welders, include all the essential theory, practical exercises, and industry standard tests necessary to build entry-level through advanced knowledge and skills. -  more

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