Audel Electric Motors: All New 6th Edition

  • 7h 57m
  • Mark Richard Miller, Rex Miller
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2003

Here’s the ultimate motor tool. If you need information about installing, repairing, and maintaining any type of electric motor, this book belongs in your toolbox. Completely revised and illustrated, it covers principles of motor function, choosing and replacing motors, identifying and repairing common problems, performing routine maintenance, and more, all without excessive math. It’s the guide your father relied on, now fully updated for the twenty-first century.

  • Understand both AC and DC motor function and operation
  • Repair small series motors and troubleshoot special types of motors
  • Compare methods of motor control, including various switches, starters, and timing relays
  • Troubleshoot fractional horsepower motors, including split-phase induction, capacitor start, repulsion, shaded-pole, hysteresis synchronous, and universal motors
  • Learn the best procedures for stripping and rewinding armatures and stators.
  • Modify AC motors for speed and control
  • Discover which tools and supplies you’ll always need

About the Authors

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York, College at Buffalo for over 35 years. He has taught at the technical school, high school, and college level for well over 40 years. He is the author or co-author of over 100 textbooks ranging from electronics to carpentry and sheetmetal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his BS degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University where he obtained an MS degree and went to work in San Antonio. He taught in high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, where he completed his doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has co-authored seven books and contributed many articles to technical magazines.

In this Book

  • Motor Principles
  • Small DC and Universal Motors
  • Commutators and Brushes
  • Split-Phase Motors
  • Capacitor-Start/ Capacitor-Run Motors
  • Shaded-Pole Motors
  • Three-Phase Motors
  • Squirrel-Cage Motors
  • Three-Speed and Instant Reversing Motors
  • Steppers and Synchronous Motors
  • Wound-Rotor Motors
  • Fractional-Horsepower Motors
  • Motor Selection and Replacement
  • Motor Calculations
  • Modifying Motors
  • Switches and Relays
  • Motion Control
  • Motor Control Methods
  • Motor Repair Tools
  • Motor Repair Supplies
  • General Maintenance
  • Shafts and Bearings