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Stallcup's® Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Edition

Author(s): James G. Stallcup
James W. Stallcup
  • ISBN-13: 9781449605735
  • Paperback    392 pages      © 2013
Price: $162.95 US List
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Stallcup’s® Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Edition has been fully revised to bring electrical personnel up-to-code on all types of rotating machinery.  The new 2011 Edition expertly explains how to select, operate, construct, and maintain the most common types of rotating machinery correctly and efficiently. Divided into three comprehensive parts, Stallcup’s® introduces users to the theory, methods, and applications of generators (Part 1), transformers (Part 2), and motors, controllers and compressors (Part 3). This text fully explains how these devises work and which Code rules apply. In keeping with the previous edition, the text features numerous illustrations to enhance comprehension, clarify complex concepts, and offer hands-on assistance for easier compliance with today’s requirements.

Additional Topics Covered in the 2011 Edition:

  • Reviews generator location, nameplate markings, overcurrent protection, ampacity of conductors, protection of live parts, plus emergency system and hospital generators
  • Discusses motor and compressor design and code letters, starting methods, overcurrent protection, and overload protection
  • Examines transformer windings, wye-connected transformers, delta-connected transformers, installation, vaults, sizing, troubleshooting
  • Includes hundreds of test questions for exam preparation

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Features & Benefits

  • Completely updated for the 2011 National Electrical Code®
  • Covers NEC® rules and techniques for working with all types of rotating machinery
  • Fully illustrated to help users visualize key information
  • Logically arranged into three sections to provide a user-friendly review of the Code as it applies to generators, transformers, motors and compressors
  • Review questions are provided at the end of each chapter to test students' knowledge of chapter material


Applicable Courses

Stallcup's® Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor, 2011 Edition can be used as a textbook for electrical apprenticeship programs, vocational technical schools, and other educational, training, and certification programs. Specific course titles include:

  • Generators, Transformers, Motors
  • Motor Controls
  • AC-DC Machines
Part  1  Generators
  Chapter  1  Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  Chapter  2  Generator Principles
  Chapter  3  Generators and the NEC
  Chapter  4  Emergency System Generators
  Chapter  5  Legally Required and Optional Standby Systems
  Chapter  6  Generators Supplying Essential Loads for Hospitals
Part  2  Transformers
  Chapter  7  Transformer Theory
  Chapter  8  Installing Transformers
  Chapter  9  Transformer Vaults
  Chapter  10  Sizing Transformers and Connections
  Chapter  11  Protecting Transformers
  Chapter  12  Secondary Ties
  Chapter  13  Windings and Components
Part  3  Motors
  Chapter  14  Motor Theory
  Chapter  15  Types of Motors
  Chapter  16  Design Letters and Code Letters
  Chapter  17  Starting Methods
  Chapter  18  Overcurrent Protection for Individual Motors
  Chapter  19  Overload Protection for Individual Motors
  Chapter  20  Motor Feeder and Branch-Circuit Conductors
  Chapter  21  Control Circuit Conductors and Components
  Chapter  22  Connecting Controls for Operation
  Chapter  23  Troubleshooting Motor Windings and Components
  Chapter  24  Compressor Motors

James G. Stallcup

James G. Stallcup, Founder and CEO of Grayboy, Inc., is a noted authority in the electrical field. Since its inception, Grayboy has rapidly moved to the forefront of the electrical industry, training over 100,000 students in workshops, seminars, and in-house training, and continually receiving international recognition. Mr. Stallcup has a substantial commitment to the continuing education of those people in the electrical industry through quality publications and up-to-date training. His publications are used in apprenticeship and vocational schools around the country and continue to receive accolades from instructors as well as students for their in-depth explanations, effective illustrations, and authoritative code references. 

James W. Stallcup

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