Motor Control, 7E
Stephen L. Herman
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.
- Contains chapters that are arranged to
allow your students to easily transition from topic to topic.
- Has short units of instruction that
allow your students to completely digest and absorb one topic before
proceeding to the next.
- Contains photos that demonstrate
state-of-the-art equipment and diagrams and illustrations that help
your students quickly identify components as well as understand how
they relate to one another.
- Includes the explanation of many
circuits with step-by-step sequences so that your students learn the
concepts and applications of control logic.
NEW to this Edition:
- Contains updated illustrations and
additional review questions.
- Has extended coverage of electronic
- Includes extended coverage concerning
the installation of control systems.
- Includes extended coverage of motor
- Contains a new chapter on
light-emitting-diodes and photodiodes.
1. General Principles of Motor Control.
2. Symbols and Schematic Diagrams.
3. Manual Starters.
4. Overload Relays.
5. Relays, Contactors, and Motor Starters.
6. The Control Transformer.
7. Timing Relays.
8. Pressure Switches and Sensors.
9. Float Switches.
10. Flow Switches and Sensors.
11. Limit Switches.
12. Phase Failure Relays.
13. Solenoid and Motor Operated Valves.
14. Temperature Sensing Devices.
15. Hall Effect Sensors.
16. Proximity Detectors.
18. Basic Control Circuits.
19. Schematics and Wiring Diagrams.
20. Timed Starting for Three Motors (Circuit #2).
21. Float Switch Control of a Pump and Pilot Lights (Circuit
22. Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #1).
23. Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #2).
24. Developing a Wiring Diagram (Circuit #3).
25. Reading Large Schematic Diagrams.
26. Installing Control Systems.
27. Hand-Off Automatic Controls.
28. Multiple Pushbutton Stations.
29. Forward-Reverse Control.
30. Jogging and Inching.
31. Sequence Control.
32. DC Motors.
33. Starting methods for DC Motors.
34. Solid-State DC Drives.
35. Stepping Motors.
36. The Motor and Starting Methods.
37. Resistor and Reactor Starting for AC Motors.
38. Autotransformer Starting.
39. Wye-Delta Starting.
40. Part Winding Starters.
41. Consequent Pole Motors.
42. Variable Voltage and Magnetic Clutches.
44. Wound Rotor Induction Motors.
45. Synchronous Motors.
46. Variable Frequency Control.
47. Motor Installation.
48. Developing Control Circuits.
50. Digital Logic.
51. The Bounceless Switch.
52. Start-Stop Pushbutton Control.
53. Programmable Logic Controllers.
54. Programming a PLC.
55. Analog Sensing for Programmable Controllers.
57. The PN Junction.
58. The Zener Diode.
59. The Transistor.
60. The Unijunction Transistor.
61. The SCR.
62. The Diac.
63. The Triac.
64. The 555 Timer.
65. The Operational Amplifier.
About the Author:
Stephen L. Herman is a retired
electrician and teacher with more than 30 years of experience to his
credit. A seasoned author, his reader-friendly textbooks on
electricity and mathematics are popular with students and
For two decades Mr. Herman was lead instructor
for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown,
Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the
Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph
Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped
establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community
College in Mount Pleasant, Texas.
His additional publications include
ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL,
ELECTRICITY AND CONTROLS FOR HVAC/R,
INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS,
UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS,
ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS,
ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL,
ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS,
DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS,
ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR
TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES,
ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN
ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT EQUIPMENT,
THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL
FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL
PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.
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