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  • ISBN: 9780130344069
  • ISBN10: 0130344060

Principles of Electronics

by Colin D. Simpson

  • List Price: $206.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publish date: 10/01/1995
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(Note: chapters 4 thru 23 begin with an introduction). 1. Introduction. History of Electricity and Electronics. Applications of Electronics. Electronic Components. Units. Scientific Notation. Molecules and Atomic Structure. Electric Charges. 2. Current, Voltage, and Resistance. The Motion of Electric Charge. Electric Current. Electron Velocity. The Direction of Electric Current. Direct Current and Alternating Current. Electric Potential and Voltage. Voltage Drop. Voltage and Current Sources. Resistance. Relationship Between Temperature and Resistance. Conductance. Wire Sizes. Load Resistance. Resistors. Fixed Resistors. Variable Resistors. Resistor Color Code. Troubleshooting Resistors. 3. Ohm's Law, Power, and Energy. Ohm's Law. Work and Energy. Power. Power Dissipation and Rating of Circuit Components. Efficiency. The Kilowatt-Hour. 4. Series Circuits. Resistance in Series Circuits. Current in Series Circuits. Voltage in Series Circuits. Polarity of Voltages. Kirchhoff's Voltage Law. Voltage Dividers. Power in Series Circuits. Internal Resistance. Fuses and Switches. Troubleshooting Series Circuits. 5. Parallel Circuits. Voltage in Parallel Circuits. Resistances in Parallel. Kirchhoff's Current Law. Current Dividers. Ohm's Law in Parallel Circuits. Voltage Sources in Parallel. Power in Parallel Circuits. Applications of Parallel Circuits. Troubleshooting Parallel Circuits. 6. Series-Parallel Circuits. Resistances in Series-Parallel Circuits. Current in Series-Parallel Circuit. Voltage in Series-Parallel Circuits. Applying Ohm's Law in Series-Parallel Circuits. Power in Series-Parallel Circuits. Loaded Voltage Dividers. Wheatstone Bridge. Troubleshooting Series-Parallel Circuits. 7. DC Measuring Instruments. DC Ammeter. DC Voltmeter. Voltmeter Sensitivity. Voltmeter Loading. Ohmmeter. Multimeters. Electronic Meters. Digital Meters. 8. Network Theorems. Loop Analysis. Nodal Analysis. Thevenin's Theorem. Norton's Theorem. Conversion of Voltage and Current Sources. Millman's Theorem. Superposition Theorem. Maximum Power Transfer Theorem. 9. Magnetism. Nature of Magnetism. Magnetic Field. Magnetic Attraction and Repulsion. Magnetic Materials. Field Around a Current-Carrying Conductor. Magnetic Field Around a Coil. Electromagnets. Permanent Magnets. The Hall Effect. 10. The Magnetic Circuit. Magnetic Force. Reluctance. Field Intensity. Permeance. Permeability. Magnetic Properties of Materials. Magnetic Hysteresis, Residual Magnetism. Ampere's Circuit Law. Air Gaps. Series Magnetic Circuit. 11. Alternating Voltages and Currents. The Sine Wave. Polarity of a Sine Wave. Radian Measure and Angular Velocity. Frequency. Period. Wavelength. Instantaneous Values of a Sine Wave. Average and RMS Values of a Sine Wave. Phase Relationships. Nonsinusoidal Waveforms. Harmonic Frequencies. 12. AC Measuring Instruments and Troubleshooting Equipment. AC Voltmeters and Ammeters. Oscilloscopes. Frequency Counters. Signal Generators. Troubleshooting with AC Meters. 13. Capacitance and Capacitors. Relative Permittivity (Dielectric Constant). Dielectric Strength. Leakage Current. Types of Capacitors. Capacitor Color Code. Transients in RC Circuits. Energy Stored by a Capacitor. Capacitors in Series and Parallel. Coupling Capacitors and Bypass Capacitors. Troubleshooting Capacitors. 14. Inductance and Inductors. Electromagnetic Induction. Faraday's Law. Lenz's Law. Self- Inductance. Mutual-Inductance. Types of Inductors. Inductors in Series. Inductors in Parallel. Inductive Time Constant. Transients in RL Circuits. Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field. Troubleshooting Inductors. 15. Transformers. Transformer Construction. Transformer Principles. Reflect
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