Anoka Technical College
to connect, troubleshoot, and size just
about any type of transformer
Today's electrical students and electrical technicians alike are
looking for a resource that moves beyond traditional offerings to
get more than just transformer theory, but also the practical
information that can be put to use in everyday situations when in
TRANSFORMERS FOR THE ELECTRICIAN is the
Written in a conversational style that
minimizes technical jargon in favor of laymen's terms, the book
presents a solid, comprehensive theoretical background of
transformer operation, exploring its most important concepts through
real-world examples, practical maintenance procedures, and pertinent
National Electrical CodeŽ rules.
The end result: readers will gain a thorough
understanding of the critical information that a successful working
electrician needs in order to connect, troubleshoot, and size just
about any type of transformer.
- Mix of theory and practical
come together to provide a critical understanding
that any successful working electrician needs in
order to connect, troubleshoot, and size just about
any type of transformer.
- Expands the wealth of
resources available to students with Appendices that
contain reference information about transformer
sizes and motor full load amps.
- Fills in gaps left by other
transformer books by including coverage of voltage
correction taps, control transformers, and
nonstandard transformer connections.
- Highlights the proper
connections for the most common transformers with
valuable connection diagrams.
- Encourages critical thinking
and application of key concepts with Review
Questions and Exercises at the end of each chapter.
calculations and transformer losses.
3. Single phase
4. Three phase
5. Special types of
construction and maintenance.
7. NEC transformer
About the Author:
Marvin Gerth has been a
Master Electrician for 23 years. With experience in manufacturing
facilities, he began teaching in the Construction Electrician
Program at Anoka Technical College in 2001.
Mr. Gerth currently teaches a
Transformers and Three Phase Theory course and an Electronics and
PLC course to 2nd year students.
2014 NEC & Related
2011 NEC & Related