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For DC/AC Circuits courses requiring a comprehensive, classroom tested text with an emphasis on troubleshooting and the practical application of DC/AC principles and concepts.
This text provides an exceptionally clear introduction to DC/AC circuits supported by superior exercises, examples, and illustrations and an emphasis on troubleshooting and applications. Throughout the text's coverage, the use of mathematics is limited to only those concepts that are needed for understanding. Floyd's acclaimed troubleshooting emphasis provides students with the problem solving experience they need to step out of the classroom and into a job!
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A textbook for a twoterm electronics course sequence in which dc topics are covered in the first term and ac topics are covered in the second term. Series, parallel, RC, RL, and RLC circuits are covered. The CDROM contains Electronics Workbench simulation circuit files, and new to the seventh edition, a corresponding set of Multisim circuit simulations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, ORBooknews
New edition of a text that provides practical coverage of basic electrical concepts and circuits. Material is complemented by numerous examples and illustrations. Topics include components, quantities, and units; voltage, current, and resistance; Ohm's law; energy and power; series, parallel, seriesparallel, and reactive circuits; theorems and conversions; branch, mesh and node analysis; magnetism and electromagnetism; AC and voltage; phasors and complex numbers; capacitors, inductors, and transformers; basic filters; circuit theorems in AC analysis; pulse response of reactive circuits; and polyphase systems in power applications. The included CDROM contains about 100 EWB circuits, and both a limited and a full student version of EWB version 5.X. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)Product Details
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Quantities and Units
11 Units of Measurement
12 Scientific Notation
13 Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixes
14 Metric Unit Conversions
Chapter 2: Voltage, Current, and Resistance
21 Atomic Structure
22 Electrical Charge
23 Voltage, Current, and Resistance
24 Voltage and Current Sources
25 Resistors
26 The Electric Circuit
27 Basic Circuit Measurements
28 Electrical Safety
A Circuit Application
Chapter 3: Ohm’s Law
31 The Relationship of Current, Voltage, and Resistance
32 Calculating Current
33 Calculating Voltage
34 Calculating Resistance
35 Introduction to Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 4: Energy and Power
41 Energy and Power
42 Power in an Electric Circuit
43 Resistor Power Ratings
44 Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in Resistance
45 Power Supplies
A Circuit Application
Chapter 5 Series Circuits
51 Resistors in Series
52 Current in a Series Circuit
53 Total Series Resistance
54 Application of Ohm’s Law
55 Voltage Sources in Series
56 Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law
57 Voltage dividers
58 Power in Series Circuits
59 Voltage Measurements
510 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 6 Parallel Circuits
61 Resistors in Parallel
62 Voltage in a Parallel Circuit
63 Kirchhoff’s Current Law
64 Total Parallel Resistance
65 Application of Ohm’s Law
66 Current Sources in Parallel
67 Current Dividers
68 Power in Parallel Circuits
69 Parallel Circuit Applications
610 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 7 SeriesParallel Circuits
71 Identifying SeriesParallel Relationships
72 Analysis of SeriesParallel Resistive Circuits
73 Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads
74 Loading Effect of a Voltmeter
75 Ladder Networks
76 The Wheatstone Bridge
77 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 8 Circuit Theorems and Conversions
81 The DC Voltage Source
82 The Current Source
83 Source Conversions
84 The Superposition Theorem
85 Thevenin’s Theorem
86 Norton’s Theorem
87 Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
88 DeltatoWye ( toY) and WyetoDelta (Yto ) Conversions
A Circuit Application
Chapter 9 Branch, Loop, and Node Analyses
91 Simultaneous Equations in Circuit Analysis
92 Branch Current Method
93 Loop Current Method
94 Node Voltage Method
A Circuit Application
Chapter 10 Magnetism and Electromagnetism
101 The Magnetic Field
102 Electromagnetism
103 Electromagnetic Devices
104 Magnetic Hysteresis
105 Electromagnetic Induction
106 Applications of Electromagnetic Induction
A Circuit Application
Chapter 11 Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage\
111 The Sinusoidal Waveform
112 Sinusoidal Voltage Sources
113 Sinusoidal Voltage and Current Values
114 Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave
115 The Sine Wave Formula
116 Introduction to Phasors
117 Analysis of AC Circuits
118 Superimposed DC and AC Voltages
119 Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
1110 The Oscilloscope
A Circuit Application
Chapter 12 Capacitors
121 The Basic Capacitor
122 Types of Capacitors
123 Series Capacitors
124 Parallel Capacitors
125 Capacitors in DC Circuits
126 Capacitors in AC Circuits
127 Capacitor Applications
128 SwitchedCapacitor Circuits
A Circuit Application
Chapter 13 Inductors
131 The Basic Inductor
132 Types of Inductors
133 Series and Parallel Inductors
134 Inductors in DC Circuits
135 Inductors in AC Circuits
136 Inductor Applications
A Circuit Application
Chapter 14 Transformers
141 Mutual Inductance
142 The Basic Transformer
143 StepUp and Stepdown Transformers
144 Loading the Secondary Winding
145 Reflected Load
146 Impedance Matching
147 Nonideal Transformer Characteristics
148 Tapped and MultipleWinding Transformers
149 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 15 RC Circuits
PART 1: Series Circuits With an Introduction to Complex Numbers
151 The Complex Number System
152 Sinusoidal Response of Series RC Circuits
153 Impedance of Series RC Circuits
154 Analysis of Series RC Circuits
PART 2: Parallel Circuits
155 Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RC Circuits
156 Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits
PART 3: SeriesParallel Circuits
157 Analysis of SeriesParallel RC Circuits
PART 4: Special Topics
158 Power in RC Circuits
159 Basic Applications
1510 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 16 RL Circuits
PART 1: Series Circuits
161 Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits
162 Impedance of Series RL Circuits
163 Analysis of Series RL Circuits
PART 2: Parallel Circuits
164 Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RL Circuits
165 Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits
PART 3: SeriesParallel Circuits
166 Analysis of SeriesParallel RL Circuits
PART 4: Special Topics
167 Power in RL Circuits
168 Basic Applications
169 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 17 RLC Circuits and Resonance
PART 1: Series Circuits
171 Impedance of Series RLC Circuits
172 Analysis of Series RLC Circuits
173 Series Resonance
PART 2: Parallel Circuits
174 Impedance of Parallel RLC Circuits
175 Analysis of Parallel RLC Circuits
176 Parallel Resonance
PART 3: SeriesParallel RLC Circuits
177 Analysis of SeriesParallel RLC Circuits
PART 4: Special Topics
178 Bandwidth of Resonant Circuits
179 Applications
A Circuit Application
Chapter 18 Passive filters
181 LowPass Filters
182 HighPass Filters
183 BandPass Filters
184 BandStop Filters
Chapter 19 Circuit Theorems in AC Analysis
191 The Superposition Theorem
192 Thevenin’s Theorem
193 Norton’s Theorem
194 Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Chapter 20 Time Response of Reactive Circuits
201 The RC Integrator
202 Response of an RC Integrator to a Single Pulse
203 Response of RC Integrators to Repetitive Pulses
204 Response of an RC Differentiator to a Single Pulse
205 Response of RC Differentiators to Repetitive Pulses
206 Response of RL Integrators to Pulse Inputs
207 Response of RL Differentiators to Pulse Inputs
208 Relationship of Time Response to Frequency Response
209 Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Chapter 21 ThreePhase Systems in Power Applications
211 Introduction to ThreePhase Machines
212 Generators in Power Applications
213 Types of ThreePhase Generators
214 ThreePhase Source/Load Analysis
215 ThreePhase Power
Appendices
A Table of Standard Resistor Values
B Derivations
C Capacitor Color Coding
Answers to OddNumbered Problems
Glossary
Index
Preface
This seventh edition of Principles of Electric Circuits: Conventional Current Version provides a complete and straightforward coverage of the basics of electrical components and circuits, with emphasis on analysis, applications, and troubleshooting. Many improvements have been made over the previous edition, but the coverage and organization remain the same. A new text design and layout enhance the text's appearance and usability.
New Features and Improvements
Troubleshooter Quiz. A multiplechoice quiz in the chapter end matter tests the student's grasp of what happens in a circuit as a result of certain changes or faults. The student must determine whether a specified quantity or parameter increases, decreases, or remains the same as a result of the introduction of a fault or a change in another circuit parameter. Answers are at the end of the chapter.
Engineering Notation. Chapter 1 includes an expanded coverage of engineering notation and the use of the calculator in scientific and engineering notation.
Electrical Safety. The topic of electrical safety is introduced in Chapter 2. It is supplemented by a feature called "Safety Note" located at appropriate points throughout the text and identified by a special logo.
Troubleshooting. An improved coverage of troubleshooting begins in Section 36 with an introduction. A systematic method called APM (analysis, planning, and measurement) is introduced and used in many of the troubleshooting sections and examples. Troubleshooting features are identified by a new logo.
Circuit Simulations. Inaddition to the EWB circuit simulations for Troubleshooting and Analysis problems that are available on the CDROM accompanying the textbook, Multisim circuits have been added. To avoid any backward compatibility issues, the EWB files have been retained for those who have not yet upgraded to Multisim.
Circuit Simulation Tutorials. The EWB and PSpice tutorials continue to be available on the website. In addition, Multisim tutorials are now available online. All of the tutorials can be downloaded for student use from .
Key Terms Terms. identified as most important in each chapter are listed in the chapter opener. Within the chapter, the key terms are in color boldface and indicated with a "key" icon. Each key term is defined at the end of the chapter and in the comprehensive glossary at the end of the book.
Answer Reminders. Notes to remind students where to find the answers to the various exercises and problems appear throughout each chapter.
Additional Features
Introduction
New Features and Improvements
Troubleshooter Quiz. A multiplechoice quiz in the chapter end matter tests the student's grasp of what happens in a circuit as a result of certain changes or faults. The student must determine whether a specified quantity or parameter increases, decreases, or remains the same as a result of the introduction of a fault or a change in another circuit parameter. Answers are at the end of the chapter.
Engineering Notation. Chapter 1 includes an expanded coverage of engineering notation and the use of the calculator in scientific and engineering notation.
Electrical Safety. The topic of electrical safety is introduced in Chapter 2. It is supplemented by a feature called "Safety Note" located at appropriate points throughout the text and identified by a special logo.
Troubleshooting. An improved coverage of troubleshooting begins in Section 36 with an introduction. A systematic method called APM (analysis, planning, and measurement) is introduced and used in many of the troubleshooting sections and examples. Troubleshooting features are identified by a new logo.
Circuit Simulations. In addition to the EWB circuit simulations forTroubleshooting and Analysis problems that are available on the CDROM accompanying the textbook, Multisim circuits have been added. To avoid any backward compatibility issues, the EWB files have been retained for those who have not yet upgraded to Multisim.
Circuit Simulation Tutorials. The EWB and PSpice tutorials continue to be available on the website. In addition, Multisim tutorials are now available online.
Key Terms Terms. identified as most important in each chapter are listed in the chapter opener. Within the chapter, the key terms are in color boldface and indicated with a "key" icon. Each key term is defined at the end of the chapter and in the comprehensive glossary at the end of the book.
Answer Reminders. Notes to remind students where to find the answers to the various exercises and problems appear throughout each chapter.
Additional Features