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
  • 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 Sizes

10. Resistors

11. Ohm’s Law

12. Solving the Series Circuit

13. Solving the Parallel Circuit

14. Solving the Series-Parallel Circuit

15. Magnetism

16. Electromagnetism

17. Batteries

18. Circuit Protection Devices

19. Electric Power

20. Electric Energy

21. Direct Current and Alternating Current

22. Low-Voltage Signal Systems

23. Residential Wiring Requirements and Devices

24. Residential Branch Circuit Wiring

25. Appliance Cords and Connections

26. Lighting Equipment

27. Electric Motors

28. Relays

29. Motor Controls

30. Inductance and Capacitance

31. Transformers

32. Signal Sources

33. Printed Circuits

34. Electronic Test Instruments

35. Semiconductor Diodes

36. Power Supplies

37. Transistors

38. Transistor Switching, Amplification, and Oscillation Circuits

39. Thyristors: The SCR and Triac

40. Integrated Circuits (ICs)

41. Digital Fundamentals

42. The Microcomputer

43. Network Theorems

44. Principles of AC Circuits

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