Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Improvements (Hardcover)

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Understand, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade your boat's electrical systems

Frustrated by the high cost of basic electrical work but nervous about tackling such projects yourself? Get sound advice and guidance from author Ed Sherman, who wrote and teaches the American Boat & Yacht Council's certification program for electrical technicians. In Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems, he combines basic theory with step-by-step directions for troubleshooting problems, making repairs, and installing new equipment. Learn to

  • Draw up a wiring diagram for your boat
  • Locate and identify wiring and circuit components
  • Select and use a multimeter
  • Choose and maintain battery and marine ignition systems
  • Troubleshoot starting, charging, and instrument problems
  • Install DC and AC marine accessories, equipment, and electronics

"Ed Sherman's nationally recognized expertise in electrical systems in boats makes him a natural choice to train and certify marine electricians. . . . He believes, as I do, that doing it right the first time will surely enhance your boating experience."--C. T. "Skip" Moyer III, Past President, American Boat & Yacht Council.

About the Author

Ed Sherman is one of the country's best-known authorities on marine electrical systems. A senior writer at the American Boat & Yacht Council, he has played a key role in defining that organization's national standards for electrical systems.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780071485500
ISBN-10: 0071485503
Publisher: International Marine Publishing
Publication Date: August 13th, 2007
Pages: 228
Language: English