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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology 9th Edition

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to maintain and troubleshoot today’s complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems with REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, Ninth Edition. This best-selling, easy-to-understand resource provides hands-on guidance, practical applications, and the solid foundation you need to understand modern HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology and emphasizing new technologies and green awareness, the Ninth Edition features the latest advances in the HVAC/R industry, including updated content throughout the text and more than 400 new and revised figures and images. Drawing on decades of industry experience, the authors also cover the all-important soft skills and customer relations issues that today's professionals need to master for career success. Memorable real-world examples, hundreds of vibrant photos, and unique Service Call features bring key concepts to life and help you develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's dynamic industry. Read More

Eugene Silberstein| Eugene Silberstein| Bill Johnson| Bill Johnson

©2021

Electrical Wiring Commercial 17th Edition

Completely revised and updated to reflect the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC®), ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, Seventeenth Edition, offers the most current coverage available. This reader-friendly, trusted resource is filled with vibrant, full-color illustrations and photographs, bringing even difficult concepts to life and making complex material easier to understand. In addition to updates based on the 2020 NEC, the Seventeenth Edition features information on important new developments in electrical design and installation, an increased emphasis on green technologies and safety in the workplace, providing ample coverage of topics you will likely encounter as a working professional in this dynamic field. Providing uniquely practical preparation for real-world success, the text includes a full set of blueprints that walk you through designing and installing an electrical installation compliant with the latest edition of the NEC. Read More

Phil Simmons| Ray C. Mullin

©2021

Electrical Wiring Industrial 17th Edition

With step-by-step guidance and a reader-friendly style, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, Seventeenth Edition, helps you gain the basic knowledge and skills you need to safely install wiring systems in an industrial building. Packed with vivid, full-color photographs and illustrations to help bring key concepts to life, the text also features lots of example problems and detailed solutions that clearly illustrate how important ideas apply to real-world situations. The Seventeenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the 2020 National Electric Code®, the industry standard for layout and construction of electrical systems. In addition, a set of building blueprints is included to help you connect chapter concepts to realistic industrial building project. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2021

Electrical Wiring Residential 20th Edition

Master the latest industry standards and procedures with longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, Twentieth Edition. In addition to comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC®), this trusted text will give you a thorough grounding in essential electrical theory and applications. Drawing on decades of industry and classroom experience, the authors guide you step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities you can expect as a professional electrician in both new construction and existing homes. Extremely reader-friendly, the text offers detailed explanations without being overly technical, and content clearly relates the NEC to real-world installation processes used by today’s professionals. Vivid Illustrations coordinate with the latest NEC regulations to provide further clarity, and foldout plans at the back of the text provide hands-on practice applying code requirements to prepare you for career success. Read More

Ray C. Mullin| Phil Simmons

©2021

Illustrated Guide To The National Electrical Code 8th Edition

This uniquely effective guide will help you master the 2020 National Electrical Code®. The author uses highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply, translating the often complicated language of the 2020 NEC® into clear, simple instructions and helpful visuals. Organized logically to make learning easier, the text introduces you to fundamental concepts before progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations and special occupancies. In addition, a convenient, modular format makes it easy to reference relevant information whenever you need it. The Eighth Edition of this trusted resource provides detailed information on key updates and additions to the 2020 NEC, so you can confidently master the industry standards and best practices you’ll need to know for career success. With comprehensive coverage, an innovative learning approach and accurate, up-to-date information, this indispensable guide is an ideal resource for students and professionals alike. Read More

Charles R. Miller

©2021

Welding 9th Edition

This proven guide provides the knowledge and skills you need to complete AWS SENSE Level I and Level II programs, create Workmanship Qualification Specimens, and earn professional certification. Advancing rapidly from basic concepts and processes to today’s most complex, cutting-edge welding technologies and practices, this comprehensive text features valuable information on topics such as welding metallurgy, metal fabrication, weld testing and inspection, joint design, job costing, and environmental and conservation tips. The author opens each section by introducing you to the materials, equipment, setup procedures, and critical safety information you need to execute a specific process successfully, while subsequent chapters focus on individual welding tasks leading to SENSE certification. In addition to hundreds of new photos showcasing current welding tools and techniques, the Ninth Edition includes new and updated information on GTAW cup walking, induction welding machine operations, innovations in PAC equipment, and other industry advances you are likely to encounter as you begin your career as a welding professional. Read More

Larry Jeffus

©2021

Electrical Wiring Residential 20th Edition

Master the latest industry standards and procedures with longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, Twentieth Edition. In addition to comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC®), this trusted text will give you a thorough grounding in essential electrical theory and applications. Drawing on decades of industry and classroom experience, the authors guide you step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities you can expect as a professional electrician in both new construction and existing homes. Extremely reader-friendly, the text offers detailed explanations without being overly technical, and content clearly relates the NEC to real-world installation processes used by today’s professionals. Vivid Illustrations coordinate with the latest NEC regulations to provide further clarity, and foldout plans at the back of the text provide hands-on practice applying code requirements to prepare you for career success. Read More

Ray C. Mullin| Phil Simmons

©2021

Plumbing 401 2nd Edition

Created in partnership with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association Educational Foundation (PHCC) and designed for your fourth-year of plumbing apprenticeship, PLUMBING 401, Second Edition, uses a clear, reader-friendly writing style to help you gain a thorough understanding of advanced plumbing systems. Coverage spans residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional settings and includes important topics such as service and repair, blueprint reading, installation practices, heating systems, and related science and plumbing codes (both International and Uniform). Highly practical in its approach, this series breaks down complex plumbing applications into easy-to-understand principles while introducing you to a wide variety of plumbing scenarios using engaging text and full-color illustrations. In addition to abundant examples illustrating real-world solutions to common plumbing problems, the text features a strong emphasis on safety and the latest plumbing technology. Equally valuable for both apprentice and licensed plumbers, this trusted guidebook is an ideal resource to prepare you for career success. Check out our free app DEWALT® Mobile Pro™, a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro. Read More

PHCC Educational Foundation| Ed Moore

©2020

Precision Machining Technology 3rd Edition

Packed with detailed examples and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, is your ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping you with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. The text is now fully integrated with MindTap®--an online, highly personalized learning resource--so you can enjoy an interactive and engaging experience. Aligned with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard, the text can help you achieve NIMS credentials. PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY carries NIMS' exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Programs, and the Third Edition includes expanded coverage of CNC programming, updated images, and newly formatted multi-step procedures that are even easier to follow. The text continues to emphasize safety throughout, and it includes thorough coverage of a wide range of topics, including hand tool basics, job planning, benchwork, layout, drill press, lathe, milling, grinding, and CNC. In addition, a companion Workbook and Shop Manual include review material to help you master key concepts, along with guided practice operations and hands-on projects using a wide range of machine tools to pave the way for NIMS credentialing success. Read More

Peter J. Hoffman| Eric S. Hopewell

©2020

Carpentry 7th Edition

Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in CARPENTRY, Seventh Edition. This bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using reader-friendly, step-by-step procedures. Content follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations, easy-to-follow diagrams, and dynamic real-world visuals to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. The new edition features essential information on traditional construction, as well as today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools and techniques, use of alternative construction such as concrete forms, and "green" building techniques. This edition also includes additional emphasis on how techniques apply to commercial drawings and construction. From building layout through finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures and photo-realistic drawings for key carpentry jobs, along with tips of the trade and insights into today's industry. In addition, a new online MindTap provides interactive learning tools ideal for today's learners, making it even easier for you to prepare for success as a professional carpenter. Read More

Floyd Vogt

©2020

Mathematics For Machine Technology 8th Edition

Strengthen mathematical skills and gain practice using those skills in preparation for success in machine trades or manufacturing with Peterson/Smith's MATHEMATICS FOR MACHINE TECHNOLOGY, 8E. This comprehensive book connects math concepts to relevant machine applications, using industry-specific examples, realistic illustrations and actual machine functions. Step-by-step problems and examples progress from general math to more complex trigonometry and solid geometry while demonstrating how math applies to machine trades and manufacturing fields. The authors highlight calculator operations when appropriate. New coverage in this edition emphasizes spreadsheets and introductory G- and M- codes for CNC programming. Master the practical, vocational and technical applications of math concepts necessary to excel in today's machine, tool-and-die and tool design industries with this proven book. Read More

John C. Peterson| Robert D. Smith

©2020

Understanding Motor Controls 4th Edition

Designed for students with no previous experience in motor controls, Herman's UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 4E introduces basic principles and guides readers from learning about common motor control components to understanding how to use components in motor control circuits. Numerous up-to-date illustrations depict troubleshooting circuits while thorough explanations detail basic types of meters and test equipment to troubleshoot control circuits. An updated chapter on installing motors corresponds with the National Electrical Code and clearly illustrates how to select overload heater sizes. Using actual motor control components, hands-on laboratory experiments enable students to practice the concepts they've learned. These student-friendly experiments start with simple circuits before advancing to more complicated circuits involving timing relays and auto-transformer starters. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2020

Delmar's Standard Textbook Of Electricity 7th Edition

Combine comprehensive coverage of basic electrical theory with practical "how to" information to prepare students for real practice with DELMAR'S STANDARD TEXTBOOK OF ELECTRICITY, 7E by Stephen Herman. This edition covers all aspects of basic theory with no assumption of prior electrical knowledge. The author also limits math to basic algebra and trigonometry with step-by-step examples. Quality schematics and illustrations guide students through basic electrical circuits; DC and AC theory; and equipment such as meters, transformers and motors. Numerous examples demonstrate how to complete common tasks electricians perform, while succinct units cover only one or two topics each to ensure clarity. In addition, new coverage of spike and surge protection and motor installation complies with the 2017 NEC. MindTap online resources are also available with interactive multimedia and options to customize and track and report progress. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2020

Residential Construction Academy 5th Edition

Prepare for a successful career in the building trades with RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR CONSTRUCTION, Fifth Edition. This reader-friendly, highly visual, full-color book was created in partnership with the Home Builders Institute (HBI) and based on National Skill Standards for residential construction, so you can be confident you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. The new edition includes updates to give you the latest information on today's industry standards, current technology and techniques, and practices you’ll likely encounter on the job. You’ll also learn essential ideas and skills to help you launch and grow your career, including work ethics, safety procedures, construction mathematics, communications, print reading, and common tools. Read More

Mark Huth

©2020

Residential Construction Academy 5th Edition

Created through a partnership between Home Builders Institute (HBI) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), this best-selling resource uses a visual, practical, instructional approach to teach you how to build a home and help you develop essential skills. RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: CARPENTRY, Fifth Edition, provides a logical, sequential introduction to essential construction topics. Each chapter begins with learning objectives and a glossary, features relevant pictures and diagrams to reinforce key ideas, and concludes with construction procedures and review questions. Throughout the text, the authors also highlight important techniques, tools, materials, code requirements, and best practices you'll need to know as you begin your career in residential building construction. Read More

Floyd Vogt| Gary Brackett

©2020

Print Reading For Machinists 6th Edition

Master the basics of print interpretation! PRINT READING FOR MACHINISTS, Sixth Edition, is an ideal resource for machine trades students and apprentices alike who want to gain the knowledge and skills needed for career success. Now updated to the latest ANSI standards, this thorough text includes 31 instructional units providing all-inclusive coverage that progresses from fundamental concepts to more advanced topics, including the alphabet of lines, orthographic projection, arrangement of views, application of dimensions and tolerances, machining processes, and more. With review questions to help reinforce learning and drawing exercises for hands-on sketching practice, this trusted text is equally valuable for classroom use or self-paced learning. Read More

David L. Taylor

©2019

Industrial Robotics 1st Edition

Giving you insight into real-world practice, INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS provides an introduction to the industry and basic understanding of the subjects needed for starting a career in industrial robotics. It begins with a background on the history and development of industrial automation, then moves into robot mechanical unit configurations, controller architecture, and general software structure. Basic programming instruction definition and interpretation enable you to break a programming problem into its component parts, solve the component parts, and integrate them into a finished program. Three subjects not typically addressed in robotic texts are discussed: industrial sensors, vision systems, and maintenance. Comprehensive coverage also includes the basic types of tooling and their applications, economic aspects of robots in the workplace, and the issues of human/robot interfaces. Read More

Keith Dinwiddie

©2019

Introductory Technical Mathematics 7th Edition

Considering a career in today's sophisticated trade and technical work environments? This practical, easy-to-understand, and engaging text will help you build a solid understanding of essential math concepts and their real-world applications using step-by-step examples and problems drawn from a variety of occupations. Now updated with more than 1500 new exercises to introduce and reinforce key skills, INTRODUCTORY TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, Seventh Edition, also features accurate, up-to-date information from the field, including expanded coverage of topics such as estimation usage, working with spreadsheets on tablets, and energy-efficient electrical applications. Read More

John C. Peterson| Robert D. Smith

©2019

Electricity For Refrigeration, Heating, And Air Conditioning 10th Edition

Master the electrical principles and practices you need to succeed as a professional installation and service technician with this trusted guide. Accurate and easy-to-understand, ELECTRICITY FOR REFRIGERATION, HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING, Tenth Edition, will give you a strong foundation in essential electrical theory--and help you hone real-world skills and techniques you can apply on the job. Thoroughly updated for today’s professionals, the Tenth Edition includes up-to-date information based on current trends, technology, and industry practices--including key diagnosis and troubleshooting methods--making this an ideal resource whether you’re new to the field or a current practitioner ready to update your knowledge and skills. Now available with this text is The Complete HVAC Lab Manual, which features over 250 lab exercises, covering 15 topic areas. See the supplements section for more details. Read More

Russell E. Smith

©2019

Fundamentals Of Construction Estimating 4th Edition

Master the key principles of construction estimating and develop the skills you need to become a professional estimator with this comprehensive resource. Presenting estimating procedures in a straightforward and engaging way, FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING, Fourth Edition, clearly explains key processes of estimating and costing construction work such as quantity takeoff; pricing of contractor work, sub-trade work, and site overhead; and compiling bid documents. Even better, the text includes realistic drawings of two major projects (residential and commercial) to guide you through a complete estimating process that can be followed by various trades on many different types of construction projects. Read More

David Pratt

©2019

Residential Construction Academy 5th Edition

Gain the knowledge, hands-on skills, and industry insights you need to succeed with this proven guide to the latest and best practices in residential electrical wiring. Completely up to date with the 2017 National Electrical Code® and key Home Builders Institute (HBI) National Skill Standards, this vividly illustrated, full-color text will give you a thorough grounding in basic residential wiring concepts. In addition, you’ll learn about "green" topics such as sustainable building practices and alternative energy systems, as well as practical applications, real-world scenarios, and safety practices you’re likely to encounter on the job. With special features to reinforce learning in every chapter, plus helpful print and digital support materials, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, Fifth Edition, is your ideal resource for career success. Read More

Gregory W. Fletcher

©2019

Understanding Construction Drawings 7th Edition

This proven, uniquely practical text provides your students with a thorough guide to reading, understanding, and working with construction drawings. Now updated to reflect the 2015 International Building Code® and 2015 International Residential Code®, the Seventh Edition includes accurate, up-to-date information on current materials, practices, and standards to prepare students for career success in modern building trades. The text is designed from start to finish for real-world relevance, with topics organized by actual construction processes, realistic construction drawings integrated into chapter content, hundreds of practical questions and activities, and full-size residential and commercial construction prints. The author covers fundamental concepts including views, lines, basic dimensioning, and symbols, as well as more advanced principles and practices such as orienting and cross-referencing drawings, interpreting complex drawings, and working with commercial construction elements like structural steel, masonry, and reinforced concrete. In addition to updates related to 2015 codes, the text features an all-new unit covering multi-building developments, fire code and sound control measures, and seismic considerations, with new drawings for a four-story, two-family building in an urban, seismic-sensitive area. Read More

Mark Huth

©2019

The Complete HVAC Lab Manual For Silberstein/Obrzut's Electricity For Refrigeration, Heating, And Air Conditioning 10th Edition

Featuring over 250 lab exercises, this lab manual is designed to provide practice for all activities performed in the refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning industry, with exercises correlated to the following solutions: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology,7e, 8e, 9e; Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning, 8e, 9e, 10e; Heat Pumps, 2e and RCA: HVAC, 2e. Read More

Eugene Silberstein| Jason Obrzut

©2019

Electrical Trade Practices 2nd Edition

Updated to match the standards of the new edition of Electrical Installations (Wiring Rules) AS/NZS 3000:2018, and written to the core practical units of competency from the UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package, Electrical Trade Practices, 2e by Berry, Cahill and Chadwick follows the practical units of competency of the UEE30811 Certificate III in the Electrotechnology Electrician qualification. Designed as a companion text for pre-apprenticeship and apprentice electricians, Electrical Trade Practices is the practical volume to accompany Phillips, Electrical Principles. Read More

Ralph Berry| Frank Cahill| Phillip Chadwick

©2019

Agricultural Mechanics: Fundamentals And Applications Updated, Precision Exams Edition 7th Edition

Beyond providing a thorough introduction to the field of agricultural mechanics, the Precision Exams Edition of this trusted text aligns to Precision Exams’ Agricultural Systems Technology, Level 1 exam. The text covers fundamental mechanical and engineering theory, common tools and materials, and practical applications including shop orientation and procedures, woodworking and metalworking, tool fitting, project planning, cutting and welding, paints and paint application, power mechanics, electrical wiring, plumbing, hydraulics, concrete and masonry, and agricultural structures. Safety is also emphasized strongly throughout the text, and a dedicated unit introduces students to diverse career opportunities. The current edition also features new information on the National FFA Organization and SAEs, first aid, and engine powered equipment, as well as new activities and lab exercises. Read More

Ray V. Herren

©2019

Commercial Refrigeration For Air Conditioning Technicians 3rd Edition

Reader-friendly and packed with useful tips, COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIANS, 3rd Edition, helps you apply existing skills to new concepts in order to service medium- and low-temperature refrigeration equipment such as walk-ins, reach-ins, refrigerated cases, and ice machines. Readings focus on the food service industry, and include “how-to” advice from seasoned pros on installing, servicing, and troubleshooting commercial equipment. Freshly updated to include the latest industry changes, this new edition adds six full sections of content, as well as 150 helpful illustrations, pictures, and diagrams—including a step-by-step flowchart for quickly diagnosing and addressing the nine most common refrigeration problems you will see on the job. A resource to keep in your truck or the shop, COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIANS, 3rd Edition, is ideal for any technician working with commercial refrigeration today. Read More

Dick Wirz

©2018

Electronic Variable Speed Drives 4th Edition

Gain a thorough understanding of today's electronic variable speed drives with this one-of-a-kind practical guide. ELECTRONIC VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES, 4E provides the information essential for mastering DC and inverter drive technology. Using a logical structure, this book introduces fundamental drive circuits before presenting more complex drive circuits. This new edition highlights the most current technology advances for drives. The authors use their extensive industry and teaching experience to present theory in a clear, straightforward manner with the emphasis you need on both troubleshooting and maintenance. New hands-on activities provide additional practice using the Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 70, while numerous waveform schematics guide you through operating different types of drives and interpreting their circuitry. Specific chapters focus on digital regenerative DC drives and frequency inverters as well as mechanical and electrical installation, set-up, tuning, programming, operating, and troubleshooting of each drive. Read More

Michael E. Brumbach| Jeffrey A. Clade

©2018

Electrical Wiring Residential 19th Edition

Featuring the latest industry standards and procedures, longtime market leader ELECTRICAL WIRING RESIDENTIAL, Nineteenth Edition, provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of the 2017 National Electrical Code® (NEC®), as well as a thorough grounding in Electrical Knowledge and Applications. Drawing on decades of industry and classroom experience, the authors guide you step-by-step through the critical tasks and responsibilities you can expect as a professional electrician in both new construction and existing homes. Extremely reader friendly, the text offers detailed explanations without being overly technical, and content clearly relates the NEC to real-world installation processes used by today’s professionals. Vivid Illustrations coordinate with the latest NEC regulations to provide further clarity, and foldout plans at the back of the text provide hands-on practice applying code requirements to prepare you for career success. Read More

Ray C. Mullin| Phil Simmons

©2018

Electrical Wiring Commercial 16th Edition

Completely revised and up to date with the 2017 National Electrical Code®, ELECTRICAL WIRING COMMERCIAL, Sixteenth Edition, offers the most current coverage available. This reader-friendly text has long been trusted by instructors and popular with students. Known for its vibrant, full-color illustrations and photographs, the text bring even difficult concepts to life and makes complex material easier to understand. In addition to updates based on 2017 NEC®, the Sixteenth Edition features increased emphasis on green technologies, new developments in electrical design and installation, and safety in the workplace, providing ample coverage of topics you’ll likely encounter as a working professional in this dynamic field. Read More

Phil Simmons| Ray C. Mullin

©2018

Electrical Wiring Industrial 16th Edition

Walking you step by step through an industrial building, ELECTRICAL WIRING INDUSTRIAL, 16th Edition, equips you with the basic knowledge and skills you need to safely install wiring systems. This text is written in easy-to-read language and packed with vivid photographs and illustrations to help you understand key concepts. It is also thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electric Code, the standard for layout and construction of electrical systems. Plenty of example problems and detailed solutions clearly illustrate how the concepts apply to real-world situations. In addition, a set of building blueprints helps you see how each chapter's concepts are applied in an actual industrial building. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2018

Illustrated Guide To The National Electrical Code 7th Edition

This uniquely effective guide will help you master the 2017 National Electrical Code®. The author uses highly detailed, technically accurate illustrations to make even the most complex aspects of the code easier to understand and apply, translating the often complicated language of the 2017 NEC® into clear, simple instructions and helpful visuals. A logical organization of topics lets you explore fundamental concepts before progressing to requirements for various dwellings, from one-family homes to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. In addition, a convenient, modular format makes it easy to reference relevant information as needed. The Seventh Edition of this trusted text combines accurate, up-to-date coverage of changes to the 2017 NEC, numerous new and updated illustrations, and an innovative learning approach perfect for today's visual learners, creating an indispensable resource for students and professionals alike. Read More

Charles R. Miller

©2018

Electrical Grounding And Bonding 5th Edition

Completely updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Code®, the Fifth Edition of this user-friendly, practical guide features thorough, current coverage of grounding and bonding requirements in both Article 250 and Chapter 5 of the NEC®. Full of clear explanations, real-world examples, and vibrant, full-color illustrations, this trusted text will help you master and apply key electrical concepts, such as calculating conductor sizes, reading and interpreting NEC tables, using grounded conductor connections in AC systems, managing installations and sizing, and applying "green" practices for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Whether you are pursuing a degree program, professional training, or an apprenticeship (e.g., Independent Electrical Contractors, electrical training ALLIANCE, former NJATC courses), you can count on this must-have resource to prepare you for career success. Read More

Phil Simmons

©2018

Significant Changes To The International Building Code 2018 Edition 2nd Edition

This convenient, easy-to-use resource provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 International Building Code®, including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes. Covering updates to both structural and non-structural provisions of the IBC®, the text presents an analysis of affected code sections, highlighting modifications to the existing language with strikethroughs and underlines. Each update also features a brief explanation, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance, so you can interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. With its attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage, SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE®, 2018 Edition, is an ideal resource to help you transition from the 2015 IBC. Read More

International Code Council (ICC)

©2018

Significant Changes To The International Residential Code 2018 Edition 2nd Edition

This convenient, easy-to-use resource provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 International Residential Code®, including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes. Covering updates to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC®, the text presents an analysis of affected code sections, highlighting modifications to the existing language with strikethroughs and underlines. Each update also features a brief explanation, detailed illustrations, and thoughtful discussion of the changes’ significance, so you can interpret the code’s technical jargon and understand its practical applications to real-world scenarios. With its attention to detail, logical organization, and thorough, yet concise coverage, SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE®, 2018 Edition, is an ideal resource to help you transition from the 2015 IRC. Read More

International Code Council (ICC)

©2018

Plumbing 301 2nd Edition

Designed for your third year as a plumbing apprentice, PLUMBING 301, Second Edition, combines a visually appealing, full-color design, clear writing style, and the most current plumbing and gas code references to give you everything you need to know for both commercial and residential plumbing. Coverage begins with basic installation practices; progresses to blueprint reading, the National Fuel Gas Code, and surveying instruments; and includes special chapters devoted to the math and science of plumbing. The Second Edition builds on this thorough foundation with new discussions of hydronic systems, LP gas systems, ejector systems, water treatment, and electrical controls and wiring, plus enhanced content on preplanning and electrical controls. Now better than ever, this valuable text gives you the tools you need to be successful as you continue your journey into the plumbing industry. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro. Read More

PHCC Educational Foundation| Ed Moore

©2018

NIMS Machining Level 1 Study Guide 1st Edition

This guide has been developed in partnership with NIMS to aid you in achieving high levels of success on the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level I certification exams. After receiving technical training, practicing, and demonstrating the competencies, this study guide will help you determine your level of readiness for the actual NIMS certification exam. The registration process, performance exams, and requirements for the online theory exams are explained. Test-taking strategies are also included. Practice tests, answer keys, and explanations provide you with insight into the knowledge and skill area being assessed and serve as an extension of the classroom, lab, and on-the-job training previously received. A glossary of terms is also included. Read More

Andrew J. Klein

©2017

Industrial Electricity 9th Edition

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY, Ninth Edition, presents the essentials of electrical theory in a clear, current, logical manner to help you master both fundamental concepts and more advanced subjects relevant to the field of industrial electricity. Coverage begins with foundational topics like electrical symbols and drawings, current, voltage, resistance, and power, while subsequent chapters introduce Ohm’s Law; series, parallel, and combination circuits; and resistive and reactive circuits. The text also includes thorough discussion of advanced subjects such as rotating machinery, motor controls, transformers, electronic drives, and PLCs, as well as practical information on key real-world applications of electrical theory, including installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The Ninth Edition features more than 800 illustrations and photos to help explain key concepts and bring theory and practice alike to life. Read More

Michael E. Brumbach

©2017

Electrical Transformers And Rotating Machines 4th Edition

Written specifically for future electricians, ELECTRICAL TRANSFORMERS AND ROTATING MACHINES, 4e delivers comprehensive coverage that reflects real-world practice. Extremely student friendly, the book uses common language in a format that is easy to understand. Offering the ideal blend of theory and hands-on applications, it integrates experiments throughout -- enabling you to put what you learn into practice. In addition, insightful schematics and illustrations ensure your thorough understanding of key concepts. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2017

Understanding Motor Controls 3rd Edition

Using a real-world systems approach to learning motor control devices, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 3rd Edition teaches you to install, troubleshoot, and test electrical motors like the pros! Starting with basic control circuits and components, this book covers all must-know applications and procedures to ensure your success in the more complex topics. From safety and development to operations and problem solving, UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS prepares you for a career as an industrial electrician with a strong foundation in basic control circuits, sensing devices, solid-state controls, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and more. In addition, hands-on lab experiments give you practice putting what you learn into real-world practice. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2017

Math For Health Care Professionals 2nd Edition

Requiring no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care, MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2E is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It emphasizes the fundamentals of mathematics while giving you plenty of experience applying that to real-world practice. Actual health professionals also share how they use math in their careers. Exercises using drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, , illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts give you hands-on practice with real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. A student workbook and MindTap digital learning solution are also available. The Second Edition includes all-new chapters devoted to pre-algebra and geometry as well as statistics. It also offers new coverage of body mass index, 24-hour time, calculating the volume of containers of various shapes, and more. Read More

Michael Kennamer

©2017

Quick Review: Math For Health Care Professionals 2nd Edition

Written by a health care professional for health care professionals, QUICK REVIEW: MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2e is perfect for anyone needing a refresher on math concepts used in health care. It thoroughly explains the "why" along with the fundamentals of health-related math. Each chapter includes a quick review of concepts as well as numerous exercises to help you put what you learn into practice. The text emphasizes drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, conversions, and other real-world math applications. Detailed illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts prepare you for what you will experience on the job. In addition, MindTap offers a wealth of online activities and resources to help you maximize your success. Read More

Michael Kennamer

©2017

Heating With Renewable Energy 1st Edition

Whether you are preparing for a career in the building trades or are already a professional contractor, this practical book will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to merge renewable heat sources (such as solar thermal collectors, hydronic heat pumps, and wood-fired boilers) with the latest hydronics hardware and low temperature distribution systems to assemble efficient and reliable heating systems. Easy to understand and packed with full color illustrations that provide detailed piping and control schematics and "how to" information you'll use on every renewable energy system, this one-of-a-kind book will help you diversify your expertise over a wide range of heat sources. Read More

John Siegenthaler

©2017

Pipe Welding 1st Edition

PIPE WELDING, 1E is a comprehensive guide to pipe welding that will help you take your career potential to the next level. In the surging pipe welding job market, you need to not only know basic welding techniques, such as pipe layout and assembly, you also need to master welding techniques like SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW processes. This textbook is the practical guide that can help you become a safe, effective, and marketable pipe welder. Read More

Larry Jeffus| Bryan Baker

©2017

Architectural Drafting And Design 7th Edition

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, Seventh Edition, is the definitive text for beginning, intermediate, or advanced architectural CAD operators. This full-color, comprehensive edition covers the basics of residential design while exploring numerous types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the design process. The Seventh Edition is up-to-date with content based on the most recent editions of relevant codes, including the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The text opens with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic construction materials, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are also covered. This bestseller complements informational content with practical, hands-on material, including step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans--all presented via projects that can be completed using CAD drawing methods. This proven text equips readers with the knowledge and skills needed to complete the drawings that most municipalities require to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence. Read More

Alan Jefferis| David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.| David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.

©2017

Industrial Plastics 6th Edition

Now in its 6th edition, Industrial Plastics: Theory and Applications is back, with the extensive, detailed graphics and practical lab exercises that made previous editions so popular. In this latest edition, these trademark features accompany updated coverage of the plastics industry, offering the very latest information on state-of-the art equipment, with a special emphasis on processing techniques. Coverage includes plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, current health and safety standards, as well as examinations of current environmental issues like recycling, pollution, and incineration. With such broad coverage alongside hands-on activities to provide a clear link between theory and practice, Industrial Plastics continues to be an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike. Read More

Erik Lokensgard

©2017

Practical Problems In Mathematics For Renewable Energy Technicians 1st Edition

You can develop the essential quantitative skills you need to succeed in today’s exciting, growing field of renewable energy, no matter what your current level of math skills, with DeVore’s helpful PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNICIANS. This book presents important math concepts in short, easily understood units. The author clearly illustrates every concept with examples and practice problems drawn from the types of tasks that you will perform on the job every day. Loaded with helpful visual features and study aids, PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNICIANS puts key information at your fingertips with critical formula conversion charts, a glossary of the latest renewable energy terms, and plenty of exercise problems specifically designed to help you strengthen and develop confidence in your math skills. Read More

Russell B. DeVore

©2017

Refrigeration And Air Conditioning Technology 8th Edition

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to maintain and troubleshoot today’s complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems with REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 8th Edition. This practical, easy-to-understand book provides hands-on guidance, practical applications, and the solid foundation you need to fully understand today’s HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology in today’s HVAC/R industry with an emphasis on new technologies and green awareness, the 8th Edition covers the latest advances in the industry and the all-important soft skills and customer relations issues that impact customer satisfaction and employment success. Memorable examples, more than 260 supporting photos, and unique Service Call features bring concepts to life and help you develop the critical skills you need for success in your future career. Now available with this text is The Complete HVAC Lab Manual, which features over 250 lab exercises, covering 15 topic areas. See the supplements section for more details. Read More

John Tomczyk| Eugene Silberstein| Bill Whitman| Bill Johnson

©2017

Engineering Drawing And Design 6th Edition

For more than 25 years, students have relied on this trusted text for easy-to-read, comprehensive drafting and design instruction that complies with the latest ANSI and ASME industry standards for mechanical drafting. The Sixth Edition of ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN continues this tradition of excellence with a multitude of real, high-quality industry drawings and more than 1,000 drafting, design, and practical application problems—including many new to the current edition. The text showcases actual product designs in all phases, from concept through manufacturing, marketing, and distribution. In addition, the engineering design process now features new material related to production practices that eliminate waste in all phases, and the authors describe practices to improve process output quality by using quality management methods to identify the causes of defects, remove them, and minimize manufacturing variables. Read More

David A Madsen, B.S., M.Ed.| David P. Madsen, B.S., M.S.

©2017

Electronics For Electricians 7th Edition

The Seventh Edition of ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS is a practical and relevant guide for anyone preparing for a career in industrial settings. With its updated graphics and increased coverage of important topics, this text helps you understand components and circuits in terms of how they work, what they do, how to use them, and how to test them. Review questions and problems in every chapter expose you to the electronic devices commonly found in industry -- as well as the circuit applications of those devices -- while lab experiments give you hands-on experience putting what you learn into practice. Read More

Stephen L. Herman

©2017

Welding 8th Edition

This proven guide provides the knowledge and skills you need to complete AWS SENSE Level I and Level II programs, create Workmanship Qualification Specimens, and earn professional certification. Advancing rapidly from basic concepts and processes to today’s most complex, cutting-edge welding technologies and practices, this comprehensive text features valuable information on topics such as welding metallurgy, metal fabrication, weld testing and inspection, joint design, job costing, and environmental and conservation tips. The author opens each section by introducing you to the materials, equipment, setup procedures, and critical safety information you need to execute a specific process successfully, while subsequent chapters focus on individual welding tasks leading to SENSE certification. Now with MindTap for Welding, complete with simulation and up-to-date welding videos. Read More

Larry Jeffus

©2017