- Author: Miner K. Brotherton
- Author: Edwin R. Sherman
- Illustrator: Michael Blaser
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill
- Published: November 2002
- ISBN-10: 0071392335
- ISBN-13: 9780071392334
- Format: Paperback
- Size: 5.75 X 8.5 X 0.5
- Weight: 0.65 lbs.
- Subject: TRANSPORTATION / Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
A How-To Classic
The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a complete introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. Written for boaters who are not skilled electricians, it clearly explains how 12-volt systems work and how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot them.
This second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest on marine batteries--including AGM and gel-cell batteries, multistage chargers, inverters, new wiring conventions, alternative energy sources, and modern test gear.
"A nuts-and-bolts primer for boatowners."--Cruising World
"Every boat with a 12-volt system needs this book on board."--Atlanta-Journal Constitution
"A gentle journey through the complexities of electrical circuitry."--Small Boat Journal
"This bible is as basic to boat electrical systems as the 10 commandments are to moral behaivor. It does not get any more fundamental than this."--Dockside NW
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