Devices, Circuits and Materials
Ideal Electrical Textbook for Learning How to Master Basic
Electricity, House Wiring and Commercial Installations
Thomas Kubala - Tenth Edition
Designed to help students learn
fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical
applications, this trusted text provides a solid foundation in
electron theory and movement, direct-current series circuits,
parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits, voltage line drops,
rotating machinery fundamentals, and more.
ELECTRICITY 1: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND
MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, maintains the user-friendly style and
proven instructional approach that are so effective, all while
incorporating new material and updates based on the
2011 National Electrical Code®.
Featuring current industry terminology, photographs of commonly used
electrical equipment, and sample problems with solutions, this
convenient, affordable text is an ideal choice for your class for
mastering basic electricity, house wiring, or commercial
- The new, Tenth Edition of this
proven text features updated content and references based on the
2011 edition of the National Electrical Code®, allowing students
to gain familiarity with current professional standards.
- New and revised practice
problems help students apply key concepts and techniques covered
in each chapter to assess their learning and identify areas that
may need further reinforcement.
- New content incorporated
throughout the book reflects suggestions and contributions from
educators across the country who have used previous editions in
Table of Contents:
2. Electron Theory and Ohm's Law.
3. Series Circuits.
4. Parallel Circuits.
5. Series-Parallel Circuits.
6. Electrical Energy and Power.
8. Electrical Conductors and Wire Sizes.
9. Voltage Drop Across Conductors.
10. Summary Review of Units 1-9.
11. Magnets and Magnetic Fields.
13. Generation of Electromotive Force.
14. Direct-Current Motor Principles.
15. Summary Review of Units 11-14.
16. Typical Bell Circuits.
17. Switch Control of Lighting Circuits.
18. Wiring Materials.
19. Remote Control Systems for Lighting Circuits.
20. Summary Review of Units 16-19.
Dr. Thomas Kubala received an AAS degree in Electrical
Technology from Broome Community College, Binghamton, New York,
BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute
of Technology, Rochester, New York and an MS degree in
Vocational Technical Education from the State University of New
York at Oswego. He earned his doctoral degree from the
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. In addition to
his extensive background in technological education, Dr. Kubala
has had industrial experience with responsibilities in the
fields of aerodynamics and electrical drafting, design, testing
and evaluation. He is currently the Deputy to the Chancellor of
Community Colleges at the State University of New York, Albany,
192 Pages - 7-3/8 x 9-1/4, Soft-cover
Published Jan 2012
Paperback, 208 pages
Electricity 1, Devices, Circuits and Materials