Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering / Edition 2

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Overview

Succinct yet comprehensive coverage of the most important terms, acronyms, and definitions made the first edition of the Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering a bestseller. Recent advances in many disciplines of this rapidly growing field have made necessary a new edition of this must-have reference. This authoritative lexicon includes more than 1500 additional terms, now supplying more than 11,000 total terms gathered by a stellar international panel of the world's leading experts, compiled from CRC's immensely popular and highly respected handbooks, and accompanied by more than 120 tables and illustrations.

New areas to this edition include:

  • Process Control and Instrumentation
  • Embedded Sensors and Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Mechatronics
  • Data Storage
  • GIS

Includes new terms reflecting the rapid growth in:

  • Computer Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Fuel Cells

Phillip Laplante has again succeeded in producing an invaluable, up-to-date reference for the entire field of electrical engineering, covering device electronics and applied electrical, microwave, control, power, and digital systems engineering in addition to the new areas listed above. Whether you are a practicing or student electrical engineer or a professional from another field in need of complete and updated information, you need look no further than the Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Second Edition.

"...a complete lexicon covering all the fields of electrical engineering with workable definitions for practicing engineers, practical information for scientists & engineers in other disciplines & over 20,000 terms & definations."

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Provides current definitions of almost 10,000 electrical engineering terms from areas including microwave engineering, control engineering, power engineering, digital systems engineering, and device electronics. Multiple definitions are given where the term has multiple distinct meanings in differing fields, or the editor couldn't decide between two definitions. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849330865
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 786
  • Sales rank: 1,027,218
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

This expanded second edition includes 1500 new entries, more than 120 tables and illustrations, and more than 11,000 total terms, updated, expanded, and improved to provide the most accurate, authoritative, and complete reference to date.

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