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Practical Electronics / Edition 2

Practical Electronics / Edition 2

by Nigel Cook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130420824

ISBN-13: 9780130420824

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson

Practical Electronics, Second Edition, is the second of the "Practical Series" texts by Nigel P Cook. It is designed for a one-semester course in Electronic Devices and Semiconductors. The previous edition has been used in a variety of settings vocational/technical programs, community colleges, and four-year universities. The text's flexibility derives from

Overview

Practical Electronics, Second Edition, is the second of the "Practical Series" texts by Nigel P Cook. It is designed for a one-semester course in Electronic Devices and Semiconductors. The previous edition has been used in a variety of settings vocational/technical programs, community colleges, and four-year universities. The text's flexibility derives from its practical and clear approach to the fundamentals of Electronic Devices. For programs that offer a DC/AC Circuits course prior to the Electronic Devices course, Practical Electricity, Second Edition, is also recommended.

Features of the text include:

  • Four-color text design and artwork to help students visualize key concepts.
  • Review questions at the end of each chapter subsection to reinforce topics.
  • Realistic art renderings of circuits and electronic equipment to bridge the lecture and laboratory experience.
  • A FREE on-line student guide, which can be found at . Numerous interactive study questions are provided on this site to reinforce the concepts covered in the book.
  • Many of the text's circuits have been rendered in Multisim from Electronics Workbench and are available on the Companion Website.

To complete the ancillary package, the following supplements are essential elements for any instructor using this text for a course:

  • Instructor's Solutions Manual
  • Solutions Manual to Accompany Laboratory Manual
  • PowerPoint Transparencies. This CD-ROM includes a full set of lecture presentations as well as transparencies forall schematics appearing in the text.
  • Test Item File
  • PH Test Manager

DEVELOPMENT, CLASS TESTING, AND REVIEWING

The first phase of development for this manuscript was conducted in the classroom with students and instructors as critics. Each topic was class-tested by videotaping each lesson, and the results were then evaluated and implemented. This invaluable feedback enabled me to fine-tune my presentation of topics and instill understanding and confidence in the students.

The second phase of development was to forward a copy of the revised manuscript to several instructors at schools throughout the country. Their technical and topical critiques helped to mold the text into a more accurate form. The third and final phase was to class-test the final revised manuscript and then commission the last technical review in the final stages of production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130420824
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
419
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 11.48(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

I. SEMICONDUCTOR PRINCIPLES.

1. Semiconductor Principles.

II. DIODES AND DIODE CIRCUITS.

2. Junction Diodes.
3. Zener Diodes and Light-Emitting Diodes.
4. Diode Power Supply Circuits.
5. Diode Multiplier and Clipper Circuits.
6. Special Application Diodes.

III. TRANSISTORS AND TRANSISTOR CIRCUITS.

7. Bipolar Junction Transistors.
8. Amplifier Circuits.
9. Oscillator Circuits.
10. Communication Circuits.
11. Field Effect Transistors.
12. Field Effect Transistors MOS.

IV. INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, THYRISTORS, AND TRANSDUCERS.

13. Operational Amplifiers.
14. Timers, Thyristors, and Transducers.
Index.

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