Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction to Electricity Chapter 2. Current, Voltage, Resistance, Power and Ohm's Law Chapter 3. Resistors, Color Code, Other Electric Components, and Their Symbols Chapter 4. Series and Parallel Circuits Chapter 5. Magnetism, Solenoids and Relays Chapter 6. Electrical Measuring Instruments Chapter 7. Electrical Power: Direct Current and Alternating Current Chapter 8. Inductors and Transformers Chapter 9.Capacitors and Capacitive Reactance Chapter 10. Single-Phase and Three-Phase Alternating Current Chapter 11. Solid-State Controls Chapter 12. Alternating Current Motors Chapter 13. Electrical Safety Chapter 14. Control Devices Chapter 15. Heating Circuits Chapter 16. Air-Conditioning Circuits Chapter 17. Refrigeration Circuits Chapter 18. Troubleshooting Chapter 19. Controlling Electrical Power for Air-Conditioning Units Chapter 20. Careers in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Index
Rex Miller (Round Rock, Texas) is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at the State University of New York College at Buffalo where he taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years. Dr. Miller authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs. Mark R. Miller (Tyler, Texas) is Professor of Industrial Technology and coordinator of that section of the Department of HRD & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Miller teaches courses in construction for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and many technical articles.