American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd Edition



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BASIC TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
Citation:   Basic Terms and Definitions. Chapter 1 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 1-24. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17761)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Atoms and Electricity, Electromotive Force, Power and Energy, Resistance and Ohm's Law, Review of the Basics and Ohms Law, Direct and Alternating Current, Amplitude of Sine Waves, Phase Relations and Power in AC Circuits, Vector Representation of AC Waveforms
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RESISTIVE NETWORKS
Citation:   Resistive Networks. Chapter 2 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 25-38. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17762)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Circuit and Circuit Elements Series and Parallel Networks
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INDUCTANCE, CAPACITANCE, AND PHASE RELATIONS
Citation:   Inductance, Capacitance, and Phase Relations. Chapter 3 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 39-71. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17763)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Inductance and Inductive Reactance, Transformers, Capacitance and Capacitive Reactance, Combinations of Inductance, Capacitance, and Resistance, Power Factor Improvement, Power Factor Improvement Table, Economics of Power Factor Improvement, Simple Series RC Circuits on DC Sources, Simple Series RL Circuits on DC Sources
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POWER GENERATION AND DISTRIBUTION
Citation:   Power Generation and Distribution. Chapter 4 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 73-113. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17764)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Production of Electrical Energy, Generators and Alternators, Power Transmission, 120/240 V Single-Phase Service System, Three-Phase Systems, Building Service Equipment, Electrical Grounding, Polarity and Switching, Overcurrent Protection, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
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PLANNING THE ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Citation:   Planning the Electrical Distribution System. Chapter 5 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 115-156. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17765)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   A Farmstead Distribution System, Planning an Industrial Distribution System, Phase Converters
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PLANNING THE RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Citation:   Planning the Residential Electrical Distribution System. Chapter 6 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture,3rd edition, 157-178. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17766)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Electrical Service to a Residence Electrical Symbols for Plans and Blueprints Placement of Outlets and Switches Branch Circuits Sizing the Service
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DIRECT ELECTRICAL CONTROLS AND DEVICES
Citation:   Direct Electrical Controls and Devices. Chapter 7 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 179-204. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17767)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Systems, Switches and Switching Circuits, Sensing Elements, Combinations of Controls, Planning Direct Control Systems
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ELECTRIC MOTORS
Citation:   Electric Motors. Chapter 8 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 205-248. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17768)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Advantages of Electric Motors, AC Motor Principles, Single-Phase Motors, Three-Phase Motors, Motor Terminology and Selection, Measurement of Motor Characterisitics, Motor Protection and Control, Motor Branch Circuits
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RELAY-BASED CONTROL SYSTEMS
Citation:   Relay-Based Control Systems. Chapter 9 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 249-275. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17769)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Relay Principles, Time-Delay Relays, Relays vs. Electromagnetic Contactors, Magnetic Motor Starters, Ladder Logic Diagrams, Reduced Voltage Control and Overload Contacts
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PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS
Citation:   Programmable Logic Controllers. Chapter 10 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 277-300. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17770)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   PLC Construction, PLC Operation, I/O Module Details and Connections, Operating Modes, PLC Programming, PLC Addressing, PLC Instructions, IEC 61131-3 PLC Programming Standard
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LIGHTING
Citation:   Lighting. Chapter 11 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 301-341. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17771)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Basic Concepts of Light, Types of Light Sources, Lighting Requirements, Types of Lighting Systems, Lighting Calculations for Interior Areas,Outdoor Floodlighting
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ELECTRIC HEATING
Citation:   Electric Heating. Chapter 12 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 343-349. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17772)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Features of Electric Heating, Resistance and Radiant Heating, Dielectric Heating, Induction Heating, Electric-Arc Heating
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STANDBY POWER UNITS
Citation:   Standby Power Units. Chapter 13 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 351-361. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17773)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Purposes and Importance, Standby Generator Types, Sizing a Standby Generator, Installation, Maintenance and Operation
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LIGHTNING AND LIGHTNING PROTECTION
Citation:   Lightning and Lightning Protection. Chapter 14 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 363-377. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17774)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   The Nature of Lightning, Principles of Lightning Protection, Protection of Buildings, Protection of Sensitive Equipment, Protection of Trees, Protection of Livestock, Grounding Wire Fences, Risk Assessment for Structures, Personal Safety, Design and Installation of Lightning Protection
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SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY SOURCES FOR ELECTRICITY
Citation:   Solar and Wind Energy Sources for Electricity. Chapter 15 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 379-397. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17775)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Wind Energy, Wind Machines, Theory of Wind Power, Energy from the Wind, Evaluating Wind Energy Potential, Wind Turbine Power Production, Wind to Electrical Energy Options, Evaluating Wind Energy Usage, Solar to Electrical Energy Options, Photovoltaic Conversion (Solar Cells), The Solar Power System, Available Solar Energy, Example PV Systems Applications
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INTRODUCTION TO SOLID-STATE ELECTRONICS
Citation:   Introduction to Solid-State Electronics. Chapter 16 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 399-416. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17776)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Semiconductor Structure, Semiconductor Diodes, Example Diode Applications, Diode Testing, Transistors, Example Transistor Applications, Transistor Testing and Conventions, Thyristors, Integrated Circuits
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POWER QUALITY
Citation:   Power Quality. Chapter 17 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 417-430. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17777)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Types of Power Quality Disturbances, Resolving Power Quality Issues
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STRAY VOLTAGE PROBLEMS IN AGRICULTURE
Citation:   Stray Voltage Problems in Agriculture. Chapter 18 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 431-451. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17778)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Symptoms, Potential Stray Voltage Sources, When Can Stray Voltage Be a Problem, Standardized Measurements, Solutions to the Problem
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APPENDIX A TABLES
Citation:   Tables. Appendix A in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture,34rd edition, 453-463. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17779)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Properties of Various Metals and Alloys, Properties of Copper and Aluminum Conductors, Full-Load Currents for Single-Phase Motors [a], Full-Load Currents for Three-Phase Motors [a], Conductor Types and Sizes for 120/240 Three-Wire Single-Phase Dwelling Services and Feeders, Allowable Ampacity of Insulated Copper, Aluminum, and Copper-Clad Aluminum Conductors, Conductor Applications and Insulations, Power Factor Improvement Table, Standard International (SI) Unit Prefixes, Standard International (SI) to Customary (Inch-Pound) Unit Conversion Factors, Resistor Color Codes
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STRAY VOLTAGE SCREENING AND DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
Citation:   Stray Voltage Screening and Diagnostic Procedures. Appendix B in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 465-475. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17780)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Stray Voltage Screening and Diagnostic Procedures, Basic Data, Voltage Testing Setup, Test Number One: Initial Voltage Measurements, Test Number Two: Primary Neutral Test, Test Number Three: Secondary Neutral Test, Test Number Four: Locating Electrical Problems in Milking Area Equipment, Test Number Five: Further Monitoring, Test Number Six: Isolated Neutral Test, Test Number Seven: Off-Farm Source Confirmation– Standby Power Supply Use, Testing Equipment
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APPENDIX C WIND POWER
Citation:   Wind Power. Appendix C in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 477-479. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17781)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   Monthly average wind power in the U.S. and Southern Canada
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NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE: ARTICLE 547 AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS
Citation:   National Electrical Code: Article 547 Agricultural Buildings. Appendix D in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 481-485. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE.  (doi: 10.13031/2013.17782)
Authors:   Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords:   National Electrical Code: Article 547 Agricultural Buildings
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