Spend your study time wisely As you advance from student to apprentice to journeyman status, you log a lot of study hours. Make the most of those hours with this fully updated, sharply focused self-study course. It contains everything you need to know about electrical theory and applications, clearly defined and logically organized, with illustrations for clarity and review questions at the end of each chapter to help you test your knowledge. * Understand electron theory and how electricity affects matter * Recognize applications for both alternating and direct current * Comprehend Ohm's Law and the laws governing magnetic circuits * Learn from detailed drawings and diagrams * Explore trigonometry and alternative methods of calculation * Identify instruments and measurements used in electrical applications * Apply proper grounding and ground testing, insulation testing, and power factor correction

Author Paul Rosenberg
Isbn 0764569910
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2004-03-11
Pages 432
Language English
File format PDF

Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Edition demystifies residential electrical systems with easy-to-understand language, step-by-step photography, and detailed illustrations. Homeowners will learn how their home's electrical system works and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Projects guide the reader through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems. The book also shows how outdoor lighting, including security and low-voltage systems, can help homeowners improve and illuminate the exterior areas around their homes. The eighth edition has been updated with the latest information on everything from big screen TVs to 3-way switches required by the National Electrical Code.

Author Editors of Creative Homeowner
Isbn 1607657589
Genre House & Home
Year 2017-01-03
Pages 250
Language English
File format PDF

Pocket Book of Electrical Engineering Formulas provides key formulas used in practically all areas of electrical engineering and applied mathematics. This handy, pocket-sized guide has been organized by topic field to make finding information quick and easy. The book features an extensive index and is an excellent quick reference for electrical engineers, educators, and students.

Author Richard C. Dorf
Isbn 1351423983
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2018-04-27
Pages 222
Language English
File format PDF

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. DC/AC Fundamentals: A Systems Approach takes a broader view of DC/AC circuits than most standard texts, providing relevance to basic theory by stressing applications of dc/ac circuits in actual systems.

Author Thomas L. Floyd,David M. Buchla
Isbn 0133108996
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2013-04-09
Pages 792
Language English
File format PDF

From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew. Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant started the podcast Stuff You Should Know back in 2008 because they were curious—curious about the world around them, curious about what they might have missed in their formal educations, and curious to dig deeper on stuff they thought they understood. As it turns out, they aren't the only curious ones. They've since amassed a rabid fan base, making Stuff You Should Know one of the most popular podcasts in the world. Armed with their inquisitive natures and a passion for sharing, they uncover the weird, fascinating, delightful, or unexpected elements of a wide variety of topics. The pair have now taken their near-boundless "whys" and "hows" from your earbuds to the pages of a book for the first time—featuring a completely new array of subjects that they’ve long wondered about and wanted to explore. Each chapter is further embellished with snappy visual material to allow for rabbit-hole tangents and digressions—including charts, illustrations, sidebars, and footnotes. Follow along as the two dig into the underlying stories of everything from the origin of Murphy beds, to the history of facial hair, to the psychology of being lost. Have you ever wondered about the world around you, and wished to see the magic in everyday things? Come get curious with Stuff You Should Know. With Josh and Chuck as your guide, there’s something interesting about everything (...except maybe jackhammers).

Author Josh Clark,Chuck Bryant
Isbn 1250268516
Genre Reference
Year 2020-11-24
Pages 336
Language English
File format PDF

Experience the riveting, dystopian Uglies series seen as never before—through the eyes of Shay, Tally Youngblood’s closest and bravest friend, who refuses to take anything about society at face value. “From the moment we are born, we are considered threats in need of ‘special’ management. We are watched and shaped and exploited by a force most of us never see. . . . All to keep us safe. . . . Do you feel safe?! Or do you feel like you’re in a cage?”—Shay In Pretties, Tally Youngblood and her daring best friend, Shay, both underwent the operation that turned them from ordinary Uglies into stunning beauties. Now this thrilling new graphic novel reveals Shay’s perspective on living in New Pretty Town . . . and the way she sees it, there’s more to this so-called paradise than meets the eye. With the endless parties and custom-made clothes, life as a Pretty should be perfect. Yet Shay doesn’t feel quite right. She has little to no memory of her past; it’s as if something in her brain has inexplicably changed. When she reunites with Tally and the Crims—her rebellious group of friends from Uglyville—she begins to recall their last departure to the wild, and the headstrong leader she used to be. And as she remembers the truth about what doomed their escape, Shay decides to fight back—against the status quo, against the mysterious Special Circumstances, even against her own best friend.

Author Scott Westerfeld,Devin Grayson
Isbn 0345535308
Genre Young Adult Fiction
Year 2012-12-04
Pages 176
Language English
File format PDF

If the exam is on boiler operation, this guide is your fast track to acing the test! It was written by a licensed professional engineer specifically for those who work with boilers and want to pass licensing exams. With this results-oriented review guide, you’ll save study time. The Boiler Operator’s Exam Preparation Guide focuses right in on exactly the kind of problems you will find on your exam. It’s packed with practice multiple choice, problem-solving, and essay questions to help you prepare—plus this guide shows you how to answer, step by step. Working at your own pace, you’ll polish up your problem-solving skills and build up your knowledge of the underlying theories of thermodynamics and mechanics. The Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide is your one-stop source for acing any exam on boiler operation!

Author Theodore Sauselein
Isbn 0071503536
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 1997-03-22
Pages 369
Language English
File format PDF

• Diagrams and illustrations are included in colour to make explanations easier to understand • Ideal for students taking City and Guilds 2357 and 2391 as a companion volume to their textbooks • Up-to-date for the 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations Get instant access to all the words, phrases and abbreviations you are likely to come across while studying or working in the electrical industry. Entries are described in detail with diagrams and illustrations used to explain complicated topics. This is an indispensable resource for students enrolled in NVQ Technical Certificates, City and Guilds Diplomas and for many others working and studying in the construction industry, making it an ideal companion to any electrical installations textbook. Brian Scaddan has many years of experience in the electrical industry and is a bestselling author of electrical installations textbooks. Brian Scaddan, I Eng, MIET, is a consultant for and an Honorary Member of City and Guilds. He has over 35 years' experience in Further Education and training. He is Director of Brian Scaddan Associates Ltd, an approved City and Guilds and NICEIC training centre offering courses on all aspects of Electrical Installation Contracting including the City and Guilds 2382, 2391, 2392, 2377 series and NICEIC DISQ courses. He is also a leading author of books on electrical installation.

Author Brian Scaddan
Isbn 1136074376
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2011-05-26
Pages 132
Language English
File format PDF

A collection of 200 easy, delicious recipes for the incredibly popular Instant Pot, packaged in a gorgeous hardcover format with more than 80 stunning photographs throughout. The well-tested, fully authorized recipes in The Ultimate Instant Pot Cookbook cover a range of flavors and occasions, making this the ultimate collection of recipes for the home cook who values the convenience of an electric pressure cooker. This is the only book you'll need when looking for tried-and-true classics like creamy tomato soup, ground beef stroganoff, chicken mushroom casserole, or peach cobbler; international favorites like carnitas, chicken tikka masala, or refried beans; and crave-worthy treats like French toast casserole and triple chocolate cheesecake. There are even easy entertaining recipes, like artichoke-spinach dip, and special occasion recipes such as the classic Thanksgiving favorites of mashed potatoes, creamed corn, and more. With special sections of vegetarian recipes and jams, jellies, and pickles, this collection goes deeper than other Instant Pot books and has something for everyone. And recipes for every meal of the day, from breakfast to dessert, make this book your one-stop source for mouthwatering meals all day long. Printed on high-quality paper and bound in a hardcover format filled with beautiful photographs, this is truly the ultimate book for gifting or self-purchase, and destined to become the beloved Instant Pot cookbook.

Author Coco Morante
Isbn 0399582061
Genre Cooking
Year 2018-10-30
Pages 320
Language English
File format PDF

A Fully Revised Guide to Electronics Troubleshooting and Repair Repair all kinds of electrical products, from modern digital gadgets to analog antiques, with help from this updated book. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition, offers expert insights, case studies, and step-by-step instruction from a lifelong electronics guru. Discover how to assemble your workbench, use the latest test equipment, zero in on and replace dead components, and handle reassembly. Instructions for specific devices, including stereos, MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs, laptops, headsets, and mobile devices are also included in this do-it-yourself guide. Choose the proper tools and set up your workbench Ensure personal safety and use proper eye and ear protection Understand how electrical components work and why they fail Perform preliminary diagnoses based on symptoms Use test equipment, including digital multimeters, ESR meters, frequency counters, and oscilloscopes Interpret block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams Disassemble products and identify sections Analyze circuits, locate faults, and replace dead parts Re-establish connections and reassemble devices

Author Michael Jay Geier
Isbn 0071848304
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2015-10-31
Pages 416
Language English
File format PDF

A Fully Updated, Practical Guide to Automated Process Control and Measurement Systems This thoroughly revised guide offers students a solid grounding in process control principles along with real-world applications and insights from the factory floor. Written by an experienced engineering educator, Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition is written in a clear, logically organized manner. The book features realistic problems, real-world examples, and detailed illustrations. You’ll get clear explanations of digital and analog components, including pneumatics, actuators, and regulators, and comprehensive discussions on the entire range of industrial processes. Fundamentals of Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control, Second Edition covers:•Pressure•Level•Flow•Temperature and heat•Humidity, density, viscosity, & pH•Position, motion, and force•Safety and alarm•Electrical instruments and conditioning•Regulators, valves, and actuators•Process control•Documentation and symbol standards•Signal transmission•Logic gates•Programmable Logic controllers•Motor control•And much more

Author William C. Dunn
Isbn 1260122263
Genre Technology & Engineering
Year 2018-09-28
Pages 352
Language English
File format PDF