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Electrical engineer's reference book

Author: M A Laughton; M G Say
Publisher: London : Butterworths International Editions, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourteenth editionView all editions and formats
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Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, Fourteenth Edition focuses on electrical engineering. The book first discusses units, mathematics, and physical quantities, including the international unit system, physical properties, and electricity. The text also looks at network and control systems analysis. The book examines materials used in electrical engineering. Topics include conducting materials, superconductors,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Laughton, M A
Electrical Engineer's Reference Book
Burlington : Elsevier Science,c1985
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M A Laughton; M G Say
ISBN: 9781483102634 1483102637
OCLC Number: 905697048
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Electrical Engineer's Reference Book; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; Chapter 1. Units, Mathematics and Physical Quantities; 1.1 International unit system; 1.2 Mathematics; 1.3 Physical quantities; 1.4 Physical properties; 1.5 Electricity; Chapter 2. Electrotechnology; 2.1 Nomenclature; 2.2 Thermal effects; 2.3 Electrochemical effects; 2.4 Magnetic field effects; 2.5 Electric field effects; 2.6 Electromagnetic field effects; Chapter 3. Network Analysis; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Basic network analysis; 3.3 Power-system network analysis Chapter 4. Control System Analysis4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Laplace transforms and the transfer function; 4.3 Block diagrams; 4.4 Feedback; 4.5 Generally desirable and acceptable behaviour; 4.6 Stability; 4.7 Classification of system and static accuracy; 4.8 Transient behaviour; 4.9 Root-locus method; 4.10 Frequency-response methods; 4.11 Conclusion; Further reading; Chapter 5. Materials; 5.1 Conducting materials; 5.2 Superconductors; 5.3 Silicon; 5.4 Insulating materials; 5.5 Properties and testing; 5.6 Gaseous dielectrics; 5.7 Liquid dielectrics; 5.8 Semi-fluid and fusible materials 5.10 Solid dielectrics5.11 Irradiation effects; 5.12 Ferroelectrics; 5.13 Ferromagnetics; 5.14 Electrical steels including silicon steels; 5.15 Soft irons and relay steels; 5.16 Ferrites; 5.17 Nickel-iron alloys; 5.18 Iron-cobalt alloys; 5.19 Permanent magnet materials; 5.20 Fuses; 5.21 Contacts; 5.22 Special alloys; 5.23 Solders; 5.24 Rare and precious metals; 5.25 Temperature-sensitive bimetals; 5.26 Nuclear reactor materials; Chapter 6. Electrical Metrology and Instrumentation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Terminology; 6.3 Traceability and quality assurance of data 6.4 Physical reference standards6.5 D.c. and industrial-frequency analogue instrumentation; 6.6 Resistance and conductance instrumentation; 6.7 Integrating (energy) metering; 6.8 Electronic instrumentation; 6.9 Electronic oscillography; 6.10 Potentiometers and bridges; 6.11 Measuring and protection transformers; 6.12 Magnetic measurements; 6.13 Transducers; 6.14 Data recording; References; Chapter 7. Steam Generating Plant; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Combustion; 7.3 Sources of chemical energy; 7.4 Thermodynamics and hydrodynamics of steam generating plant; 7.5 Types of steam generator 7.6 Fuel handling and storage7.7 Pollution control; Chapter 8. Turbines and Diesel Plant; STEAM TURBINE PLANT; 8.1 Cycles and types; 8.2 Turbine technology; 8.3 Turbine construction; 8.4 Turbine support plant; 8.5 Turbineoperation and control; GAS TURBINE PLANT; 8.6 Open-cycle plant; 8.7 Closed-cycle plant; 8.8 Indirect cycle; 8.9 Combined-cycle plant; HYDRO-ELECTRIC PLANT; 8.11 Catchment area; 8.12 Reservoir and dam; 8.13 Pipelines; 8.14 Power station; 8.15 Turbines; 8.16 Electrical plant; 8.17 Discharge and tail race; 8.18 Economics; 8.19 Operational features; 8.20 Pumped storage
Responsibility: edited by M.A. Laughton, BASc, PhD, DSc (Eng), FIEE and M.G. Say, PhD, MSc, CEng, FRSE, FIEE, FIERE, ACGI, DIC ; with specialist contributors.

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Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, Fourteenth Edition focuses on electrical engineering. The book first discusses units, mathematics, and physical quantities, including the international unit system, physical properties, and electricity. The text also looks at network and control systems analysis. The book examines materials used in electrical engineering. Topics include conducting materials, superconductors, silicon, insulating materials, electrical steels, and soft irons and relay steels. The text underscores electrical metrology and instrumentation, steam-generating plants, turbines and.

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