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.
End-of-chapter questions reinforce the material covered in the
book. Quickly and accurately diagnose electric motor problems and
find effective solutions with help from this fully updated classic.
Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second
- Troubleshooting and testing DC machines
- AC electric motor theory
- Single-phase motors
- Three-phase induction motors
- Troubleshooting less common motors, including
synchronous, two-speed one-winding, and multispeed
- Test instruments and services
Troubleshooting Single-Phase Motors
Troubleshooting Three-Phase Motors
Troubleshooting the DC Machine
Chapter 1 The DC Machine
Chapter 2 Troubleshooting and Testing the DC Machine
Chapter 3 AC Electric Motor Theory
Chapter 4 The Single-Phase Motor
Chapter 5 Three-Phase Induction Motor
Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Three-Phase Motors
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting Less Common Motors
Chapter 8 Test Instruments and Services
Augie Hand had 30 years of hands-on experience in
repairing and troubleshooting motors, followed by 15 years of giving
seminars on the subject for electric motor repair shop technicians
and in-house training for large industry maintenance technicians.
He owned an electric motor repair shop for a number of years, and
he taught the electric motor repair course at Southwestern Technical
Hand is the co-author of Electric Motor Repair,
considered the "Bible" of the industry.