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Online Books for Electrical Systems
Take Note: The online materials listed here are not an exhaustive list of the available resources for the Electrical Systems Technology program. If looking for other materials, please consult the ebook databases or meet with one of VGCC's librarians.
2020 National Electrical Estimator by
Publication Date: 2017-10-01
Provides material costs, manhours per unit, and total installed cost. Explains what you should know to estimate each part of an electrical system.
Advanced Building Technologies for Sustainability by
Publication Date: 2012-05-22
"This book offers clear and workable solutions for implementing solar energy, radiant heating and cooling floors, displacement ventilation, net zero, and more. It provides helpful tips and suggestions for architects and engineers to work together on implementing these technologies, along with many innovative possibilities for developing a truly integrated design."
Audel Electrical Trades Pocket Manual by
Publication Date: 2012-04-23
"This hands-on guide will help you trouble-shoot and solve electrical problems in industrial and commercial settings. You'll find plain-English explanations for a wide range of electrical equipment and systems, from transformers and switchgears to alarm and wiring systems. Use this book to quickly access reliable information and improve your on-the-job skills."
Electrical Distribution Networks by
Publication Date: 2013-01-22
"This book describes the fundamental aspects of the new generation of electrical distribution grids, taking as its starting point the opportunities that exist for restructuring existing infrastructure. It emphasizes the incorporation of renewable energy sources into the distribution grid and the need for a technological evolution towards the implementation of smartgrids."
Electrical Energy Efficiency by
Publication Date: 2012-02-28
"This single-source reference brings a practical focus to the subject of electrical energy efficiency, providing detailed theory and practical applications to enable engineers to find solutions for electroefficiency problems. It presents power supplier as well as electricity user perspectives and promotes routine implementation of good engineering practice."
Electrical Power Systems by
Publication Date: 2009-09-01
"The book provides a clear, systematic and exhaustive exposition of the various dimensions of electrical power systems, both at basic and advanced levels, explained and illustrated through solved examples."
Publication Date: 2013-11-25
"Concise introduction to the basic principles of solar energy, photovoltaic (PV) systems, PV cells, PV measurement techniques, and grid connected systems, overviewing the potential of PV electricity for students and engineers new to the topic."
Practical Electrical Wiring by
Publication Date: 2014-03-01
"Comprehensive and detailed, this reference presents the critical revisions in technical topics driven by emerging technology and building-code changes. Starting with a basic overview of the National Electrical Code and its enforcement, this handbook reviews the theory and practice of installing electrical wiring."
Principles of Electromechanical Power Conversion by
Publication Date: 2014-05-27
"Using an innovative top-down approach, this text makes it possible for readers to master and apply the principles of contemporary power electronics and electromechanic power conversion, exploring both systems and individual components."
Online Videos for Electrical Systems
Electric Power Supply Association
"EPSA members support policies that give all suppliers an equal opportunity to compete and give all customers an equal opportunity to reap the benefits of competition."
Electrical Safety Foundation International
"The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace through education, awareness, and advocacy."
Independent Electrical Contractors
"Founded in 1957, the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a national trade association for merit shop electrical and systems contractors. IEC believes in developing and fostering a stronger economy through the level of quality and services its members provide to the industry. Drawing from the dedication and desire of contractors in the independent sector, our country is able to benefit from a flexible array of services and competitive pricing which helps maintain an affordable level of costs on utilities and communication."
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
"The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities."
International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)
"IAEI, as the keystone of the electrical industry, is a membership driven, non-profit association promoting electrical safety throughout the industry by providing premier education, certification of inspectors, advocacy, partnerships and expert leadership in Electrical Codes and Standards development."
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
"The IBEW represents approximately 750,000 active members and retirees who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government."
National Electrical Contractors Association
"The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is the voice of the $130 billion industry responsible for bringing electrical power, lighting, and communications to buildings and communities across the United States."
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