Electronic Troubleshooting / Edition 3

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New coverage of electronic components and equipment!


If you work with electronics — either through your profession or your pastime — here’s one resource you need handy at all times: the updated, Third Edition of McGraw-Hill’s Electronic Troubleshooting.

Revamped to include the latest electrical and electronic devices and problem-solving methods, this info-packed volume provides a fundamental understanding of electronic troubleshooting theory. And thanks to the long-standing electronics experience of the authors, you get a wealth of insight, including:

* Explanations of all testing equipment

* Valuable "rules of thumb" and "tricks of the trade"

* Quick problem-solving graphs and flowcharts

* Techniques for troubleshooting common consumer electronics

* New coverage of surface-mounted components and equipment

* And much, much more!

So the next time you hit a snag while working with electronics, reach for Electronic Troubleshooting and get things up and running — in a snap!

Learn troubleshooting for:

* Electric motors and generators

* Industrial controls

* Residential and industrial wiring

* Radio and television

* Digital circuits

* Sequential digital circuits

* Microprocessor-based systems

* Biomedical equipment

* And more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071423076
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel R. Tomal teaches electronics in the Manufacturing Technology and Management program at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He lives in Wheaton, Illinois.

Neal S. Widmer teaches electrical and computer engineering technology at Purdue University. He lives near West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Table of Contents

1 Principles of troubleshooting 1
2 Electronic test instruments 37
3 Troubleshooting electric motors and generators 55
4 Troubleshooting industrial controls 93
5 Troubleshooting residential and industrial wiring 121
6 Troubleshooting radio and television 143
7 Troubleshooting digital circuits 187
8 Troubleshooting sequential digital circuits 233
9 Troubleshooting microprocessor-based systems 263
10 Troubleshooting biomedical equipment 289
App. A Motor troubleshooting guide 347
App. B Motor control troubleshooting guide 349
App. C Radio/stereo troubleshooting guide 353
App. D Tape player troubleshooting guide 355
App. E Appliance troubleshooting guide 357
App. F TV troubleshooting guide 359
App. G General troubleshooting guide 363
App. H TV/FM reception troubleshooting guide 365
App. I Microcomputer troubleshooting guide 367
App. J Generator troubleshooting guide 369
App. K Biomedical troubleshooting guide 371
App. L Answers to self-examinations 373
Index 375
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