New Edition of Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity Now Available from Cengage Learning

Newly-released edition features 2011 NEC© updates, homework tools and reference tips

Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced the publication of the fifth edition of Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity. This new edition includes all of the resourceful content from the prior editions, in addition to 2011 National Electrical Code© updates, an online homework option, reference tips throughout the text and a new chapter focusing on industry orientation.

Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity, 5e is one of the most comprehensive textbooks on DC/AC circuits and machines available for electrical students. The text has been organized so that all relevant information is located within a given chapter, making it easy to teach topics in any order. This new edition is visually appealing, with easy-to-understand coverage of alternating current theory and expanded coverage of topics such as transformers and electrical filters.

“Mastering the theory and application of electrical concepts is necessary for a successful career in the electrical field,” said Stacy Masucci, acquisitions editor, Delmar. “Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity, 5e blends concepts and principles relating to electrical theory with practical real-world examples that all electricians will experience in their career. This text continues to be a core component of our broad portfolio of learning resources for the electrical trade industry.”

Author Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and teacher for over 30 years. He has authored numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics, but most recently retired from being a lead instructor for Electrical Technology Curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas. Herman received an Excellence in Education Award by the Haliburton Education Foundation.

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