Electric Circuits / Edition 7

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Overview


Electric Circuits is an introductory text for students taking their first course in electricity at the college level, more specifically at the two-year or technician level. Bell's text takes a graduated approach to developing basic electrical principles that makes the theory interesting and easy to understand. Beginning with fundamental concepts, the full spectrum of electrical circuit topics is covered, from simple dc circuits to complex ac network analysis, including resonance, transformers, and three-phase ac circuits.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195425246
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

David A. Bell is a professional engineer who was employed as a circuit design specialist in the electronics industry for many years before becoming a professor at Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology.

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Table of Contents

List of Equations
From the Publisher
Preface
1. Basics of Electricity
2. Measuring Current, Voltage, and Resistance
3. Ohm's Law and Electrical Calculations
4. Conductors, Insulators, and Resistors
5. Series Resistor Circuits
6. Parallel Resistor Circuits
7. Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits
8. Network Analysis Techniques
9. Network Theorems
10. Voltage Cells, Batteries, and DC Power Supplies
11. Magnetism
12. Magnetic Circuits
13. DC Measuring Instruments
14. Inductance
15. Capacitance
16. Inductance and Capacitance in DC Circuits
17. Alternating Current and Voltage
18. Phasors and Complex Numbers
19. Inductance and Capacitance in AC Circuits
20. Series and Parallel AC Circuits
21. Power in AC Circuits
22. AC Network Analysis and Theorems
23. Resonance
24. Filters
25. Transformers
26. Three-Phase AC Systems
27. Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
28. Circuit Analysis by Computer
Appendix 1: Circuit Symbols
Appendix 2: The International System of Units
Appendix 3: Unit Conversion Factors
Appendix 4: American Wire Gauge Sizes and Metric Equivalents
Appendix 5: Color Codes
Appendix 6: Resistor and Capacitor Values
Answers to Odd-numbered Problems
Subject Index
List of Equations

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