PTDA Releases 5th Edition of the Power Transmission Handbook
October 30, 2013—The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released the fifth edition of the Power Transmission Handbook. First published in 1969, PTDA’s Power Transmission Handbook is the most comprehensive primer on the products, technology and concepts that move industry. The fifth edition has been updated to improve clarity and increase comprehension, been reformatted for ease of reading and features nearly 400 pages of updated content, new graphics and added application examples.
An invaluable tool for both new and experienced distributor salespeople, the Power Transmission Handbook is an ideal resource to educate new and current employees on PT/MC products, technologies and concepts, provide experience in solving problems and presenting solutions, apply fundamental engineering concepts, serve as a reference guide, and train customers on installation and maintenance.
The Power Transmission Handbook is also widely recognized as an indispensable educational tool. Written for the entry-level individual in an easy-to-read format, the 17-chapter Power Transmission Handbook is designed for use in group-learning situations, as a self-study program or a reference guide. An accompanying Power Transmission Workbook includes true/false, multiple choice and short answer questions on each chapter. The Power Transmission Workbook may be used as a source of homework or quizzes in a classroom situation or as a self-study tool; a Power Transmission Answer Guide is also available.