For courses in Electric Machines, Advanced Industrial Electronics, Machines and Motors, Electromechanics, Electrical Maintenance, and Automated Systems in departments of technology and electronics technology. Designed for Community College, Vocational and Trade School, and Industrial and Engineering Technology programs. This comprehensive introduction to mechanical and electrical devices and their underlying principles of operation gives students the unified treatment of mechanical and electrical topics so much in demand in today's workplace. Practical, hands-on information related to operating, installing, troubleshooting, and servicing a wide range of electromechanical devices and systems is presented. Graded, self-paced chapters progress through mechanical, electrical, and magnetic concepts and principles, to their actual applications in a wide range of electromechanical devices. Subsequent chapters include topics relating to sequential process control, ladder diagrams, and automatic control systems. Numerous examples are presented throughout the text, together with a wealth of problem-solving techniques.