2nd Revised edition
By (author) Jim Cox
Electric Motors by Jim Cox
Book DescriptionThis book deals with principles and characteristics of the wide range of motor types likely to be useful in small engineering workshop applications. It also covers matters such as speed control, electric braking, generators, installation and safety aspects - everything, in fact, of practical value to the small workshop user. In the years since the publication of the first edition, the book has become a well-established reference source for users to dip into when more information is needed on how motors behave both in standard usage and also in less common applications. In this time a lot has happened in the field of motor design. This second edition now contains updated information covering both these later developments in motor types and their control systems. A major section is devoted to the characteristics and installation of Variable Frequency Drive units (VFDs). It also covers the operating differences between North American and European power systems.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781854862464
(210mm x 148mm x mm)
Imprint: Special Interest Model Books
Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A practical guide to identifying discarded and surplus motors from both domestic and industrial sources and making good use of them in typical small workshop applications.
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Author Biography - Jim Cox
The author, Jim Cox, was Chief Engineer of a well-known electronics company and spent his working life closely involved with electronic and electro-mechanical equipment. He has been a keen model engineer for many years and is well aware of both the needs of small engineering workshops and the capability of their owners. He is also known as a familiar contributor to Internet News Groups under his 'pentagrid' signature.
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