Electric Circuits Fundamentals / Edition 6

Electric Circuits Fundamentals / Edition 6

by Thomas Floyd
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131111396

ISBN-13: 9780131111394

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book is designed to help readers obtain a thorough understanding of the basic principles of electric circuits. It provides a practical coverage of electric circuits (dc/ac) and an introduction to electronic devices that technician-level readers can readily understand. Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a full-color layout that

Overview

This book is designed to help readers obtain a thorough understanding of the basic principles of electric circuits. It provides a practical coverage of electric circuits (dc/ac) and an introduction to electronic devices that technician-level readers can readily understand. Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a full-color layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. This acclaimed book covers all the basics of dc and ac circuits. Safety tips, key terms, and a comprehensive set of appendices are included. An important reference tool for service shop technicians, industrial manufacturing technicians, laboratory technicians, field service technicians, engineering assistants and associate engineers, technical writers, and those in technical sales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131111394
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part IDC Circuits
1Components, Quantities, and Units2
1-1Electrical Components and Measuring Instruments4
1-2Electrical and Magnetic Units9
1-3Scientific Notation10
1-4Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixes15
1-5Metric Unit Conversions18
2Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Electric Circuits26
2-1Atoms28
2-2Electrical Charge32
2-3Voltage34
2-4Current37
2-5Resistance39
2-6The Electric Circuit48
2-7Basic Circuit Measurements55
2-8Electrical Safety62
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work65
3Ohm's Law, Energy, and Power78
3-1Ohm's Law80
3-2Application of Ohm's Law84
3-3Energy and Power90
3-4Power in an Electric Circuit93
3-5The Power Rating of Resistors96
3-6Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance100
3-7Power Supplies101
3-8Introduction to Troubleshooting103
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work106
4Series Circuits120
4-1Resistors in Series122
4-2Current in a Series Circuit124
4-3Total Series Resistance126
4-4Ohm's Law in Series Circuits130
4-5Voltage Sources in Series135
4-6Kirchhoff's Voltage Law137
4-7Voltage Dividers141
4-8Power in a Series Circuit148
4-9Circuit Ground150
4-10Troubleshooting154
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work158
5Parallel Circuits174
5-1Resistors in Parallel176
5-2Voltage in Parallel Circuits179
5-3Kirchhoff's Current Law180
5-4Total Parallel Resistance184
5-5Ohm's Law in Parallel Circuits191
5-6Current Dividers195
5-7Power in Parallel Circuits199
5-8Troubleshooting201
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work205
6Series-Parallel Circuits222
6-1Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships224
6-2Analysis of Series-Parallel Circuits229
6-3Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads237
6-4Loading Effect of a Voltmeter242
6-5The Wheatstone Bridge245
6-6Thevenin's Theorem250
6-7The Superposition Theorem262
6-8Troubleshooting264
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work269
7Magnetism and Electromagnetism288
7-1The Magnetic Field290
7-2Electromagnetism294
7-3Electromagnetic Devices300
7-4Magnetic Hysteresis304
7-5Electromagnetic Induction306
7-6Applications of Electromagnetic Induction310
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work314
Part IIAc Circuits
8Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage324
8-1The Sine Wave326
8-2Sinusoidal Voltage Sources331
8-3Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves335
8-4Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave339
8-5The Sine Wave Formula343
8-6Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws in AC Circuits346
8-7Superimposed DC and AC Voltages348
8-8Nonsinusoidal Waveforms350
8-9The Oscilloscope357
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work364
9Capacitors380
9-1The Basic Capacitor382
9-2Types of Capacitors389
9-3Series Capacitors395
9-4Parallel Capacitors399
9-5Capacitors in DC Circuits401
9-6Capacitors in AC Circuits409
9-7Capacitor Applications415
9-8Testing Capacitors419
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work422
10RC Circuits438
10-1Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuits440
10-2Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuits441
10-3Analysis of Series RC Circuits443
10-4Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuits450
10-5Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits453
10-6Series-Parallel Analysis458
10-7Power in RC Circuits463
10-8Basic Applications467
10-9Troubleshooting477
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work482
11Inductors500
11-1The Basic Inductor502
11-2Types of Inductors507
11-3Series Inductors508
11-4Parallel Inductors509
11-5Inductors in DC Circuits511
11-6Inductors in AC Circuits521
11-7Inductor Applications527
11-8Testing Inductors528
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work529
12RL Circuits540
12-1Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits542
12-2Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuits543
12-3Analysis of Series RL Circuits545
12-4Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuits550
12-5Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits553
12-6Series-Parallel Analysis556
12-7Power in RL Circuits559
12-8Basic Applications563
12-9Troubleshooting569
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work574
13RLC Circuits and Resonance588
13-1Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuits590
13-2Analysis of Series RLC Circuits591
13-3Series Resonance596
13-4Series Resonant Filters603
13-5Parallel RLC Circuits612
13-6Parallel Resonance617
13-7Parallel Resonant Filters625
13-8Applications631
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work634
14Transformers646
14-1Mutual Inductance648
14-2The Basic Transformer649
14-3Step-Up Transformers653
14-4Step-Down Transformers654
14-5Loading the Secondary655
14-6Reflected Load657
14-7Matching the Load and Source Resistances660
14-8The Transformer as an Isolation Device663
14-9Nonideal Transformer Characteristics664
14-10Other Types of Transformers667
14-11Troubleshooting671
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work674
15Pulse Response of Reactive Circuits686
15-1The RC Integrator688
15-2Single-Pulse Response of RC Integrators689
15-3Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Integrators694
15-4Single-Pulse Response of RC Differentiators699
15-5Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Differentiators704
15-6Pulse Response of RL Integrators706
15-7Pulse Response of RL Differentiators711
15-8Applications715
15-9Troubleshooting718
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work720
Appendices
ATable of Standard Resistor Values1
BBatteries2
CCapacitor Color Coding and Marking5
DThe Current Source, Norton's Theorem, and Millman's Theorem9
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems15
Glossary24
Index31

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