A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors Keep electric motors running at peak performance! 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. End-of-chapter questions reinforce the material covered in the book.
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Heres the ideal resource for anyone who has to purchase, teach, install, troubleshoot, perform limited repairs on, or maintain industrial-size electric motors. Expert author Augie Hand uses clear, jargon-free language and time-saving flow charts -- minus the complicated math to help you decide whether to replace a motor, take it off line for repair, or repair it in place — decisions that can make the difference between profitability and loss. Augie also includes an invaluable host of troubleshooting tricks and procedures gleaned from over forty years in the field to cover electric motors from top to bottom as only an insider can.
Knowing the necessity of having a complete understanding of how a motor works, the author provides a thorough overview of each motor types components and operation.
He then goes on to offer time-tested procedures for determining and correcting any type of problem. Troubleshooting examples make the concepts crystal-clear, and review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the lesson. Augie also delves into crucial safety issues everyone in the field should be familiar with.
Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting reflects the authors firm belief that every problem has an explanation and a solution. The author uses easy-to-understand language and time-saving flow charts without complicated math, and provides a host of troubleshooting tricks and procedures and a thorough overview of motor types, components, and operation.
He owned and operated an electric motor repair shop for 15 years and originated and taught the Electric Motor Repair course for 8 years at Southwest Vocational Technical Institute in Jackson, MN.
Hand has been presenting seminars to electric motor repair shops and large firms for over 15 years.
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