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Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: (doi:10.13031/2013.17772) in Electric Heating. Chapter 12 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 343-349. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE. . Copyright 2004 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Mich.
Authors: Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords: Features of Electric Heating, Resistance and Radiant Heating, Dielectric Heating, Induction Heating, Electric-Arc Heating
Today electricity enables us to produce and control heat in nearly any desired location, making electric heating a convenient and safe heating alternative that is used extensively in agriculture, other industries, and residences. Some of the advantages of electric heating are: