Essentials of Electronics, Student Text with CD-ROM MultiSIM and Activities / Edition 2

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This highly-illustrated Text, Activities Manual, and Instructor's Manual package is designed for use in a survey of electricity/electronics course for non-majors. Its comprehensive coverage includes the areas of DC/AC, devices, digital, and microprocessors. Chapters covering circuit theorems and AC principles have been added with the second edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078276965
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 11/20/2001
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 1,302,419
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Safety 2. Instruments, Tools and Fasteners 3. Conductors, Semiconductors, and Insulators 4. Sources and Characteristics of Electricity 5. Basic Electrical Units 6. Electric Connections 7. Simple, Series, and Parallel Circuits 8. Measuring Voltage, Current and Resistance 9. Circuit Conductors and Wire Sizes10. Resistors11. Ohm’s Law12. Solving the Series Circuit13. Solving the Parallel Circuit14. Solving the Series-Parallel Circuit15. Magnetism16. Electromagnetism17. Batteries18. Circuit Protection Devices19. Electric Power20. Electric Energy21. Direct Current and Alternating Current22. Low-Voltage Signal Systems23. Residential Wiring Requirements and Devices24. Residential Branch Circuit Wiring25. Appliance Cords and Connections26. Lighting Equipment27. Electric Motors28. Relays29. Motor Controls30. Inductance and Capacitance31. Transformers32. Signal Sources33. Printed Circuits34. Electronic Test Instruments35. Semiconductor Diodes36. Power Supplies37. Transistors38. Transistor Switching, Amplification, and Oscillation Circuits39. Thyristors: The SCR and Triac40. Integrated Circuits (ICs) 41. Digital Fundamentals42. The Microcomputer43. Network Theorems44. Principles of AC Circuits

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