A fully up-to-date, hands-on guide to electric motors Keep electric motors running at peak performance! Electric Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Second Edition explains in detail how all types of AC and DC motors work. Essential for anyone who needs to buy, install, troubleshoot, maintain, or repair small to industrial-size electric motors, this practical guide contains new information on three-phase motors along with coverage of the latest test instruments.
Drawing on his more than 40 years of experience working with electric motors, expert author Augie Hand provides a wealth of tested procedures to pinpoint and correct any kind of issue. He'll help you decide whether to replace a motor, take it offline for repair, or repair it in place--decisions that can reduce down time. End-of-chapter questions reinforce the material covered in the book. Quickly and accurately diagnose electric motor problems and find effective solutions with help from this fully updated classic.
Augie Hand had 30 years of hands-on experience in repairing and troubleshooting motors, followed by 15 years of giving seminars on the subject for electric motor repair shop technicians and in-house training for large industry maintenance technicians. He owned an electric motor repair shop for a number of years, and he taught the electric motor repair course at Southwestern Technical Institute. Hand is the co-author of Electric Motor Repair, considered the "Bible" of the industry.