Best Electrical Motor Books for Learning Its Configurations and Control System

An electric motor is a machine which can convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. It's a device that has brought about one of the biggest advancements in the fields of engineering and technology. All the industries have to use the electric motor for their working purposes. If you are interested enough to know and study on this legendary technology, below books will be the best choice for you.
Motors for Makers: A Guide to Steppers, Servos, and Other Electrical Machines
Author: Matthew Scarpino
Published at: 10/12/2015
ISBN: 0134032837

This amazing book contains a lot of very useful and practical information about motors and how to interface and control them from your projects. Because the book refers to some current-day equipment like Raspberry Pi, Arduino etc. All the chapters are arranged very smartly.

What you'll learn-

  • Working principals of electrical motors
  • Motor choosing
  • Program motor control with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi
  • Uses of gear-motors
  • Linear motors to improve speed
  • Functional electronic speed control (ESC)
  • Quadcopter building


Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems
Author: Gary Rockis;Glen A. Mazur
Published at: 24/09/2013
ISBN: 0826912265

This book offers you a new design which gives you maximum flexibility and instructional needs. Specific topics are organized into the section to section with modular instructions. 

What you'll learn-

  • The latest motor control and integrated systems
  • Motor starters and motor drives
  • Detailed on PLCs
  • Semiconductors
  • Control devices
  • Essential troubleshooting procedures
  • Electrical safety


Electric Motors and Drives: Fundamentals, Types and Applications, 4th Edition
Author: Austin Hughes,William Drury
Published at: 24/05/2013
ISBN: 0080983324

This excellent introductory textbook gives the beginning to work with drives. It will be the best choice for anyone who needs a primer details on the electromagnetic principles of motors.

What you'll learn-

  • Understanding the capabilities and limitations of electrical motors
  • Most widely used modern motors
  • Detailed on the brushless servo motor
  • Additional diagrams
  • Various workout examples



Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems
Author: Gary J. Rockis,Glenn A. Mazur
Published at: 01/01/2009
ISBN: 0826912176

This book covered many aspects from basic motor controls to the variable motor functions. All the fundamental data organized a very specific way that any beginners can understand and learn them easily.

What you'll learn-

  • Skills required in an advanced manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical and electrical power
  • Fluid power system
  • Basic electrical and motor theory
  • Examples of industrial applications
  • Troubleshooting skills


Industrial Motor Control
Author: Stephen L. Herman
Published at: 01/01/2013
ISBN: 1133691803

This book covers a broad range of controls from reading control schematics, traditional electrical controls such as contractors, starters, relays etc. You can find all the essential information on controlling the industrial motor from the very basic to advanced level.

What you'll learn-

  • Basic relay control systems
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Solid state devices 
  • Easy-to-follow instructions 
  • Industrial maintenance 
  • Solid state relays
  • Detailed on  Variable frequency drives


Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls, Second Edition
Author: Rex Miller,Mark R. Miller
Published at: 28/08/2013
ISBN: 0071818693

This complete reference book offers comprehensive coverage of the entire electrical field and its equipment, including troubleshooting and repair. You can easily know how to interpret schematics and drawings and safely work with all electrical components and systems on the job site.

What you'll learn-

  • Control circuits and diagrams
  • Magnetism and solenoids
  • Electric motors
  • Timers and sensors
  • Three-phase controllers
  • Motor control and protection
  • Power generation
  • Power distribution systems
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Programmable controllers




Electric Motors and Control Systems
Author: Frank Petruzella
Published at: 08/05/2009
ISBN: 0073521825

This book covers electric Motor Control systems and serves as a great overview. It offers classification, operation, wiring, safety, installation, troubleshooting, codes etc. If you want to familiarize yourself with motor control systems, this book will give you all about that.

What you'll learn-

  • Electric motor operation
  • Control and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting techniques
  • Basic on motor repair



Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Workbook
Author: Gary J. Rockis,Glen A. Mazur
Published at: 01/01/2009
ISBN: 0826912184

This book gives you all the information about sensing devices and great graphics with fruitful information about the electrical motor. It's written easy to understand format without all unnecessary formulas.

What you'll learn-

  • 20 Tech-cheks
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Over 150 Worksheets
  • Problems with practical design
  • Appendix of data sheets
  • Detailed on motor integrated system




Electric Motors and Control Systems
Author: Frank D. Petruzella
Published at: 09/02/2015
ISBN: 0073373818

This book is a great reference that covers a lot of material and has great illustrations. It will introduce the reader to a broad range of motor types and control systems. Also, it includes coverage of how motors operate in conjunction with their associated control circuitry.

What you'll learn-

  • Electrical motor operation
  • Control and maintenance
  • Older and newer motor technologies
  • Electronic motor drives
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Troubleshooting techniques


Mechanical Design of Electric Motors
Author: Wei Tong
Published at: 31/03/2017
ISBN: 1138072214

This book gives you details on motor classification, the design of motor components, model setup and material to power losses, All the topics are organized in a way that which can be helpful not only for the graduate engineer but also for the academic researchers.

What you'll learn-

  • Detailed on the design and manufacture of motor
  • Discussion on the analysis and calculation of motor power 
  • Motor vibration and acoustic noise issues
  • Optimization and applications
  • Case study

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