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# IPT's Electrical Training Manual (with Answer Book)

## IPT's Electrical Training Manual (with Answer Book)

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IPT’s Electrical Handbook and Training Manual – Double Duty

IPT’s Electrical Handbook and Training Manual, designed for practical use in the field, classroom or office, serves a dual role as an educational tool or reference guide for electrical fundamentals, trade practices and engineering data. They are a favorite of apprentices, trades people, technologists, engineers and instructors alike.

Electrical Handbook and Manual – Logical, Sequential, Easy to Use

In spite of its length—over 500 pages, information presented in this handbook and manual is logically sequenced for easy location of electrical questions and problems. This comprehensive guide covers all the fundamentals, from electrical conductors to transformers and lighting. It also features 264 illustrations and 115 tables and charts, referring throughout to both NEC and CEC codes.

 SECTION ONE - FUNDAMENTALS Historical Notes p 2,3 Series-Parallel Circuits p 25-28 Electricity Basics p 3-6 Three-Wire Edison p 28,29 Basics/Charges p 3-5 Wheatstone Bridge p 30 Basics/Materials p 6 Alternating Current (AC) p 31,32 Conductors p 6 AC-RMS Values p 33,34 Insulators p 6 Inductance-Magnetic Field p 34-38 Semiconductors p 6 Induced Voltage p 36,37 Electrical Quantities p 6,7 Self-Inductance p 37 Electrical Current p 6 Mutual Inductance p 37,38 Electromotive Force p 6,7 Series Inductors p 38 Opposition p 7 Parallel Inductors p 38 Basic Electric Circuit p 7,8 Inductive Reactance p 39 Resistance p 8-10 Impedance p 40 Resistors p 11-14 Capacitance p 40-44 Ohmís Law p 14,15 Capacitive Reactance p 44 Power & Energy p 15,16 RLC Series Circuits p 45,46 Basic Electrical Formulas p 16 RLC Parallel Circuits p 46,47 Series Circuits p 17-19 Three-Phase/Wye p 48 Voltage Divider Formula p 19,20 Three-Phase/Wye-Delta p 49 Parallel Circuits p 20-24 Three-Phase/Sequence p 50
 SECTION TWO - ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS Conductor Materials p 52,53 Conductor Data p 84-89 Copper p 53,54 Conductor Ratings p 90-99 Aluminum p 55,56 Insulation Type p 90 Handling Aluminum p 56,57 Conductor Material p 95 Connectors p 57-61 Adjacent Conductors p 95,96 Code Requirements p 61,62 Sheath-Type Conductors p 97-99 Conductor Insulation p 63,64 Cord Current Ratings p 99-101 Insulation Materials p 64-70 Busbar Current Ratings p 102,103 Fire Rating p 70 Voltage Drop p 104-107 Conductor Shapes p 71-77 Voltage Drop Factors p 104,105 Conductor Sizes p 78-83 Calculating Voltage Drop p 105-107 Rectangular Busbar Area p 78-81 Conductor Markings/ID p 108 Round Conductor Area p 79-81 High Voltage Conductors p 108-112 Size of Round Conductors p 82,83 Terminating & Splicing p 112-114
 SECTION THREE - RACEWAYS Raceway Types p 116 Cable Trays p 142-146 Rigid Metallic Conduit p 116 Cables/Conductors in Trays p 147 Steel Conduit p 117,118 Support Clamps p 147,148 Aluminum Conduit p 118,119 Cable Tray Grounding p 149 Silicon Bronze Conduit p 119 Rollers & Pulleys p 149 Conduit Threading p 120 Busways p 150-153 Conduit Bending p 120-123 Busways Under 600 V p 151 Cutting/Reaming/Threading p 123-125 Busways Over 600 V p 152 Condulets p 125 Busway Uses p 152,153 Conduit Support p 126,127 Cablebus p 154-156 Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit p 127-132 Cablebus (Parallel) p 155 Type 80 (PVC) p 129-132 Cablebus Installation p 156 Electrical Metallic (EMT) p 132-134 Wireways p 156,157 Conduit Fill p 134-140 Underfloor Raceways p 158,159 Conduit Fill Examples p 139,140 Cellular Floor Raceways p 160 Conduit Expansion p 140,141 Surface Raceways p 161-163 Flexible Conduit p 142,143 Raised Floors p 164 Nonmetallic Tubing (ENT) p 142,143
 SECTION FOUR - WIRING DEVICES Introduction p 166 HD Industrial Receptacles p 184-187 Enclosure Types p 167 Receptacle Maintenance p 187,188 Enclosure Designations p 168-170 Plug Maintenance p 188,189 Boxes p 170-179 Switches p 189-198 Box Types p 171 Types of Switches p 190-195 Box Sizes (USA) p 172,173 Switch & Box Dimensions p 196 Box Sizes (Canada) p 174-176 Switch Maintenance p 196,197 Box Table Examples p 177-179 Cover Plates p 197,198 Receptacles p 179-188 Hazardous Locations p 198-203 Non-Locking Configurations p 180 Nameplates p 203 GP Receptacles p 181-184
 SECTION FIVE - PROTECTIVE DEVICES Protection Principles p 206,207 Circuit Breakers p 235-253 Short Circuits/Overloads p 207-216 Molded Case Breakers p 235-244 Short Circuit Calculations p 211-216 Low Voltage Breakers p 235-238 "Quick" Calculations p 215,216 Magnetic Circuit Breakers p 239,240 Fuses p 217-234 Current Limiting Breakers p 241 Fuse Ratings p 218,219 Solid State Trip Breakers p 242,243 Current Limiting p 219-223 Ground Fault Breakers p 243 Log-Log Graphs p 220-223 Low Voltage Breakers p .244,245 Selective Coordination p 223,224 Medium Voltage Breakers p 245-253 Low Voltage Fuses p 224-230 Air Circuit Breakers p 246-249 Single Element Fuse p 231 Vacuum Circuit Breakers p 249,250 Dual Element Fuse p 232 SF6 Circuit Breakers p 250,251 Fuses Over 600 V p 233,234 Oil Circuit Breakers p 252,253
 SECTION SIX - DISTRIBUTION Equipment Clearances p 256-258 NEC Enclosures p 269,270 Clearances (USA) p 257,258 MCC (Medium Voltage) p 271,272 Clearances (CANADA) p 258 Programmable Controllers p 272,273 Metering Equipment p 259-263 Switchgear p 273-283 Low Voltage Connections p 261-263 Low Voltage p 274 Panelboards p 263-266 Medium Voltage p 275 Motor Control Centers p 267-273 Metal Enclosures p 275-279 MCC Prewiring p 268,269 Switchgear Maintenance p 280-283 MCC (Low Voltage) p 269
 SECTION SEVEN - MOTORS Motor Types p 286 Synchronous Motors p 316-320 Motor Nameplate Data p 286 Motor Wiring p 320,321 Motor Nameplate Terms p 286-300 Polyphase Speed Control p 322-326 Power Rating p 286 Reversing Induction Motor p 326,327 Service Factor p 286,287 Motor Efficiency p 327,328 Insulation Class p 287,288 Motor Power Factor p 328-332 Locked kVA Code p 289 LV Polyphase Controllers p 332-341 Rotor Torque Design p 289,290 Unbalanced Line Voltage p 341,342 Duty Classification p 290 Single Phase Motors p 342,343 Enclosure Type p 291,292 Split Phase Motors p 343-348 Frame Size p 292,293 Capacitor Split Phase p 344,345 Voltage of Motor p 293-296 Permanent Split Phase p 345,346 Motor Frequency p 297 Lead Numbers & Color Code p 346,347 Motor Speed p 298 Single Voltage SP Wiring p 346-348 Current Rating p 298-300 Low & High Voltage Wiring p 346-348 DC Motors p 301-310 Single Phase Speed Control p 349 DC Motor Construction p 301,302 Shaded Pole Motor p 349-351 DC Motor Principles p 302-304 Universal Motor p 351-353 DC Motor Characteristics p 304-306 Hysteresis Motor p 353,354 DC Motor Control p 307,308 Motor Maintenance p 355-361 Stopping DC Motor p 309 Mechanical Problems p 355-357 DC Motor Speed Control p 310 Lack of Maintenance p 357,358 AC Polyphase Motors p 311-315 Electrical Failures p 358,359 AC Polyphase Construction p 311-313 Maintenance Scheduling p 359-361 AC Polyphase Principle p 313-315 Troubleshooting p 361-366 Wound Rotor Motors p 315,316
 SECTION SEVEN - MOTORS Motor Types p 286 Synchronous Motors p 316-320 Motor Nameplate Data p 286 Motor Wiring p 320,321 Motor Nameplate Terms p 286-300 Polyphase Speed Control p 322-326 Power Rating p 286 Reversing Induction Motor p 326,327 Service Factor p 286,287 Motor Efficiency p 327,328 Insulation Class p 287,288 Motor Power Factor p 328-332 Locked kVA Code p 289 LV Polyphase Controllers p 332-341 Rotor Torque Design p 289,290 Unbalanced Line Voltage p 341,342 Duty Classification p 290 Single Phase Motors p 342,343 Enclosure Type p 291,292 Split Phase Motors p 343-348 Frame Size p 292,293 Capacitor Split Phase p 344,345 Voltage of Motor p 293-296 Permanent Split Phase p 345,346 Motor Frequency p 297 Lead Numbers & Color Code p 346,347 Motor Speed p 298 Single Voltage SP Wiring p 346-348 Current Rating p 298-300 Low & High Voltage Wiring p 346-348 DC Motors p 301-310 Single Phase Speed Control p 349 DC Motor Construction p 301,302 Shaded Pole Motor p 349-351 DC Motor Principles p 302-304 Universal Motor p 351-353 DC Motor Characteristics p 304-306 Hysteresis Motor p 353,354 DC Motor Control p 307,308 Motor Maintenance p 355-361 Stopping DC Motor p 309 Mechanical Problems p 355-357 DC Motor Speed Control p 310 Lack of Maintenance p 357,358 AC Polyphase Motors p 311-315 Electrical Failures p 358,359 AC Polyphase Construction p 311-313 Maintenance Scheduling p 359-361 AC Polyphase Principle p 313-315 Troubleshooting p 361-366 Wound Rotor Motors p 315,316
 SECTION NINE - GROUNDING Grounding Purpose p 412,413 System Grounding p 417-426 Terminology p 413-417 Ungrounded AC p 417,418 Bonding p 413 Resistance Grounded AC p 418,419 Bonding Conductor p 413 Inductance Grounded p 419 Counterpoise p 414 Solidly Grounded
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