About the Author
Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and teacher for over thirty years and has authored numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Mr. Herman retired from being a lead instructor for the Electrical Technology curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas and has received an Excellence in Education Award by the Halliburton Education Foundation. He holds an Associate Degree in Applied Sciences in Industrial Electricity.
Walter Alerich, BVE, MA, has an extensive background in electrical installation and education. As a journeyman wireman, he has had many years of experience in the practical applications of electrical work. Mr. Alerich has also served as an instructor, supervisor and adminstrator of training programs, and is well-aware of the need for effective instruction in this field. A former department head of the Electrical-Mechanical Department of Los Angeles Trade and Technical College, Mr. Alerich has written extensively on the subject of electricity and motor controls. He presently serves as an international specialist/consultant in the field of electrical trades, developing curricula and designing training facilities.