1. An Introduction to Alternating Current. 2. Alternating Current Circuits Containing Resistance. 3. Inductance in Alternating Current Circuits. 4. Series Circuits - Resistance and Impedance. 5. Capacitors and RC Time Constants. 6. Capacitors in Alternating Current Circuits. 7. Series Circuits: Resistance, Inductive Reactance and Capacitive Reactance. 8. AC Parallel Circuits. 9. Series-Parallel Circuits. 10. Three-Phase Systems. 11. AC Instruments and Meters. 12. Alternating Current Generators. 13. Transformers. 14. Transformer Connections for Three-Phase Circuits. 15. Special Transformer Applications. 16. Three-Phase Induction Motors. 17. Three-Phase Synchronous Motors. 18. Single-Phase Motors. 19. Control Circuits.
About the Author
Stephen L. Herman--both an electrician and a teacher for more than 30 years--authored numerous popular textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Now retired, Mr. Herman spent two decades as lead instructor for the Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, North Carolina, for nine years, and helped establish an electrical curriculum for Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas. Additional publications include DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, INDUSTRIAL MOTOR CONTROLS, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, ELECTRIC MOTOR CONTROL, ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, ALTERNATING CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, DIRECT CURRENT FUNDAMENTALS, ELECTRICAL STUDIES FOR TRADES, ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, EXPERIMENTS IN ELECTRICITY FOR USE WITH LAB VOLT, THE COMPLETE LABORATORY MANUAL FOR ELECTRICITY, and PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS.