Home Page Online Supply - Books, Videos and Tools for the Electrical and Construction Trades
 VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscoverPayPal

  Print Order Form 

 Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E



RACK-A-TIERS Specialty Electrical Tools

Electrical Tools


Store Menus
> New Items & Specials
  > Closeouts
> Automotive
> Blue Print Reading
> Building Code / ADA
> Business/Office Related
> Calculators/Measuring
> Concrete / Masonry
> Construction Related
> Closeouts & Specials
> Cost Guides
> Electrical Related
 > 2023 NEC and Related
 > 2020 NEC and Related
 > 2017 NEC and Related
 > 2014 NEC and Related

 > 2011 NEC and Related
 > Alt Energy / Green Bldg
 > Basic Electricity
 > Electrical Calculations
 > Communications / VDV
 > DataComm Test
 > DataComm Tools
 > Electrical Exam Prep
   > JMan Prep Combos
   > Master Prep Combos
 > Electrical Estimating
 > Electrical Safety
 > Electrical Theory

 > Hazardous Locations
    & Materials (HazMat)

 > Industrial Electricity
 > Insulated Tools
 > Low Voltage
 > PPE FR Clothing
 > Residential Wiring
 > PLC
/ Motor Controls
> Test Equipment
> Electrician's Tools
 > Utility Related
> Electrical Supplies
> Electronics & Related
> Emergency / Rescue
> Exam Prep - Electrical
Exam Prep - HVAC
> Exam Prep-Mechanical
> Fire / Firefighting
> Gifts for the Trades
> Green Bldg / LEEDS
> Hazardous Locations
   & Materials (HazMat)
> Hobby / Build-it Related
> HVAC-R / Mechanical
   > HVAC Exam Prep
HVAC Tools
> Inspection Related
> Insulated (1000v) Tools
> Maintenance Related
> New Items & Specials
  > Closeouts
> Plumbing / Mechanical
> Rack-A-Tiers Store
> Safety Related
> Small Engines
> Smart Box Store
> Software
> Spanish Titles
> Test Equipment
> Tools
> Utility Related
> VDV Test   > VDV Tools
> Welding
> Work Gear


Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, 2E

Rex Miller, Mark R. Miller

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.

Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition covers:
  • Tools and equipment
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Symbols used in electrical wiring diagrams and ladder diagrams
  • Control circuits and diagrams
  • Switches
  • Magnetism and solenoids
  • Relays
  • Electric motors
  • Timers and sensors
  • Solenoids and valves
  • Motor starting methods
  • Solid-state reduced-voltage starters
  • Speed control and monitoring
  • Motor control and protection
  • Three-phase controllers
  • Drives
  • Transformers
  • Power generation
  • Power distribution systems
  • Programmable controllers
  • Robotics
  • Careers in electricity



Chapter 1. Tools and Equipment

Chapter 2. Safety in the Workplace

Chapter 3. Symbols

Chapter 4. Control Circuits and Diagrams

Chapter 5. Switches

Chapter 6. Magnetism and Solenoids

Chapter 7. Relays

Chapter 8. Electric Motors

Chapter 9. Timers and Sensors

Chapter 10. Sensors and Sensing

Chapter 11. Solenoids and Valves

Chapter 12. Motor Starting Methods

Chapter 13. Solid-State Reduced-Voltage Starters

Chapter 14. Speed Control and Monitoring

Chapter 15. Motor Control and Protection

Chapter 16. Three-Phase Controllers

Chapter 17. Drives

Chapter 18. Transformers

Chapter 19. Power Generation

Chapter 20. Power Distribution Systems

Chapter 21. Programmable Controllers

Chapter 22. Robots and Robotics

Chapter 23. Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Chapter 23. Careers in Electricity

Appendix I: DC Motor Trouble Chart

Appendix II: Wound-Rotor Motor Trouble Chart

Appendix III: Fractional-Horsepower Motor Trouble Chart

Appendix IV: Selection of Dual-Element Fuses for Motor-Running Overload Protection

Appendix V: Tables and Formulas

Appendix VI: Full-Load Currents of AC and DC Motors

Appendix VII: Power Factor Correcting Capacitors

Appendix VIII: Switch Symbols

Appendix IX: Wiring Diagram Symbols

Appendix X: Unit Prefixes

Appendix XI: Conversion Factors

Appendix XII: Decibel Table

Appendix XIII: Electrical and Electronic Symbols Used in Schematics


Answers to Review Questions and Problems


About the Authors:

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo, and has taught technical curriculums at the high school, technical school, and college level for more than 40 years.

He is the co-author of John Wiley's Refrigeration: Home and Commercial and Air Conditioning: Home and Commercial. He is also co-author of McGraw-Hill's best selling Carpentry & Construction and the Electrician's Pocket Manual... author of more than 100 texts for vocational schools and industrial arts programs at all levels.

Mark R. Miller is Professor and Head of Industrial Technology at University of Texas in Tyler, and has taught technical curriculums at high school, technical school and college level for more than 20 years. He is the co-author of Adel's Refrigeration: Home and Commercial and Air Conditioning: Home and Commercial and is the author of more than 30 texts for the trades and technical programs

512 Pages
Copyright 2014


PLC & Motor Controls
Industrial Electricity
Electrical Theory
Electrical Calculations

Tools for Electricians
Electrical Menu 1 2
2017 NEC and Related
2014 NEC and Related
Electrical Exam Prep
Communications, LV, VDV, CATV
Electrical Supplies
HVAC Related
Construction Related
Building Code Related

0071818693 / 9780071818698
0071544763 / 9780071544764

Order Online
Order online: Secure ServerAdd the item(s) to your shopping cart and submit your order online through an encrypted secure server. Major Credit Cards and PayPal are accepted.

Mail your Order Order offline: Print an offline order form and Mail or Fax your order to us.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter
 Subscribe to Our Newsletter for New Product info, Announcements & Specials

Contact us

VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscoverPayPal
Policy/Contact info

Arc Flash Clothing (PPE)    Automotive    Blue Print Reading    Building Codes    Business/Office    Calculators/Measuring    DataComm-VDV Concrete    Construction    Cost Guides    Electrical 1   2     Electrical Exam Prep    Electrical-Supplies   Electrician-Tools    Electronics Emergency / Rescue    Estimating     Fire / Firefighting    Gifts    Green Bldg    HazMat    Hobby    HVAC-R    HVAC Exam Prep    HVAC-Tools   Inspection   Insulated-Tools   Legal   Low-Voltage   Maintenance   Motor Control / PLC    New / Specials    Plumbing   PPE    Rack-A-Tiers   Safety    Small-Engines    SmartBox    Software    Spanish    Test-Equipment    Tools    Utility    Voice-Data-Video    Welding    Work-Gear

Home ] Contents ] Feedback ] Search ] [ News ]

VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressDiscovereCheckPayPal

Order Form
Policy/Contact info