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Basic Electricity for the Petroleum Industry, 2nd Ed.
The petroleum industry uses electricity in a number of ways. In lease operation, it is used for a wide range of applications from lighting to powering sophisticated computer production control systems. It is used for corrosion control, oil well pumping, pipeline pumping stations, and for operating equipment in refining plants. This book provides an overview of electricity and its uses in the oil and gas industry.
Topics covered include:
- How electricity and circuits work
- Generation of electricity
- Electric motors
- Auxiliary equipment for electrical devices
- Measurement of electricity
This revision of the 1958 version of the training manual reflects changes in terminology and the advances in availability and uses of electrical devices in the petroleum industry that have come about since that time. An added feature is review questions at the end of each chapter. An appendix and a glossary add to the usability of the book. ISBN 0-88698-109-3. 1978, 146 pp.
Workbook This companion to Basic Electricity for the Petroleum Industry is designed to help the learner understand and retain the material covered in the book. Learning objectives are stated and comprehensive self-study question cover the main points in each chapter. ISBN 0-88698-136-0. 1981, 48 pp. Catalog no. 1.40026. $16.00 Purchase Here.