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ISBN13: 9780486209739
ISBN10: 0486209733
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Just expanded and revised (1969) by the United States Navy as a training course text, this book now provides an even more thorough coverage of the basic theory of electricity and its applications . It is unquestionably the best book of its kind for either broad or more limited studies of electrical fundamentals.

It is divided in to 21 chapters and an extensive section of appendixes. Chapters cover safety, fundamental concepts of electricity, baueries, electromagnetism and magnetic circuits, introduction to alternating-cu rent electricity, inductance, capacitance, inductive and capacitive reactance, fundamental alternating-current circuit theory, circuit protective and control devices, electrical indicating instruments, alternating-current generators and transformers, alternating-current motors, direct current genera tors, direct-current motors, magnetic amplifiers, and synchros and servomechanisms. Appendixes acquaint the layman with common terms, abbreviations, ·component color-code, and more.

Synopsis:

Originally a training course; best nontechnical coverage. Topics include batteries, circuits, conductors, AC and DC, inductance and capacitance, generators, motors, transformers, amplifiers, etc. Many questions with answers. 349 illustrations. 1969 edition.

Synopsis:

Used by the United States Navy as a training course text, BASIC ELECTRICITY provides thorough coverage of the basic theory of electricity and its applications. An excellent text for both classroom use and home-study, or resource for layman or licensed electrician. Fully illustrated throughout.

Table of Contents

1. Safety

2. Fundamental concepts of electricity

3. Batteries

4. Series d-c circuits

5. Parallel d-c circuits

6. Network analysis of d-c circuits

7. Electrical conductors and wiring techniques

8. Electromagnetism and magnetic circuits

9. Introduction to alternating-current electricity

10. Inductance

11. Capacitance

12. Inductive and capacitive reactance

13. Fundamental alternating-current circuit theory

14. Circuit protective and control devices

15. Electrical indicating instruments

16. Alternating-current generators and transformers

17. Alternating-current motors

18. Direct-current generators

19. Direct-current motors

20. Magnetic amplifiers

21. Synchros and servomechanisms

Appendix

I. Greek alphabet

II. Common abbreviations and letter symbols

III. Electrical terms

IV. Component color code

V. Cable type and size designations

VI. Current-carrying capacities of conductors

VII. Full load currents of motors

VIII. Formulas

IX. Trigonometric functions

X. Square and square roots

XI. Laws of exponents

Index

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mathman64rl, May 30, 2013 (view all comments by mathman64rl)
I was in the Navy Training as an electrician back in 1975, shortly after this edition came out. I trained with this course and it is very thorough, very easy to read and understand. If you want to refresh your mind with basic electronics or learn the very basics, this is the book. Discusses, ohm's law, watt's law, resistor color code chart, DC and AC and much more! I highly recommend it!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486209739
Prepared:
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Author:
United States
Prepared by:
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Prepared:
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Author:
Engineering
Author:
U S Bureau of Naval Personnel
Author:
Personnel, Bureau Of Naval
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Subject:
Electronics - General
Subject:
Electric engineering
Subject:
Electricity
Subject:
Electricity-General Electronics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Electrical Engineering
Series Volume:
no. 491
Publication Date:
19700631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.63 lb

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Originally a training course; best nontechnical coverage. Topics include batteries, circuits, conductors, AC and DC, inductance and capacitance, generators, motors, transformers, amplifiers, etc. Many questions with answers. 349 illustrations. 1969 edition.
"Synopsis" by , Used by the United States Navy as a training course text, BASIC ELECTRICITY provides thorough coverage of the basic theory of electricity and its applications. An excellent text for both classroom use and home-study, or resource for layman or licensed electrician. Fully illustrated throughout.
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