Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition [NOOK Book]

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Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics

In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions make it easy to learn the material quickly. This fully revised resource starts with the basics and ...

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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition

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Overview

Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics

In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions make it easy to learn the material quickly. This fully revised resource starts with the basics and takes you through advanced applications, such as communications systems and robotics. Solve current-voltage-resistance-impedance problems, make power calculations, optimize system performance, and prepare for licensing exams with help from this hands-on guide.



Updated for the latest technological trends:



  • Wireless Systems


  • Fiber Optics


  • Lasers


  • Space Communications



  • Mechatronics




Comprehensive coverage includes:

Direct-Current Circuit Basics and Analysis * Resistors * Cells and Batteries * Magnetism * Inductance * Capacitance * Phase * Inductive and Capacitive Reactance * Impedance and Admittance * Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis, Power, and Resonance * Transformers and Impedance Matching * Semiconductors * Diode Applications * Power Supplies * Bipolar and Field-Effect Transistors * Amplifiers and Oscillators * Digital and Computer Basics * Antennas for RF Communications * Integrated Circuits * Electron Tubes * Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation * Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals * Advanced Communications Systems



Make Great Stuff!

TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071741361
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 7/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 554,882
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco is a technical writer and editor with more than 30 years of literary experience. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. One of his books, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a “Best Reference of 1996” by the ALA. Stan is considered the “father” of the Demystified series, with more than 14 titles published.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Direct Current

1. Background Physics

2. Electrical Units

3. Measuring Devices

4. Direct-Current Circuit Basics

5. Direct-Current Circuit Analysis

6. Resistors

7. Cells and Batteries

8. Magnetism

Test: Part 1

Part 2: Alternating Current

9. Alternating-Current Basics

10. Inductance

11. Capacitance

12. Phase

13. Inductive Reactance

14. Capacitive Reactance

15. Impedance and Admittance

16. Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis

17. Alternating-Current Power and Resonance

18. Transformers and Impedance Matching

Test: Part 2

Part 3: Basic Electronics

19. Introduction to Semiconductors

20. Diode Applications

21. Power Supplies

22. The Bipolar Transistor

23. The Field-Effect Transistor

24. Amplifiers and Oscillators

25. Wireless Transmitters and Receivers

26. Digital and Computer Basics

Test: Part 3

Part 4: Specialized Devices and Systems

27. Antennas for RF Communications

28. Integrated Circuits

29. Electron Tubes

30. Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation

31. Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals

32. Advanced Communications Systems

33. Laser Fundamentals

34. A Mechatronics Sampler

Test: Part 4

Final Exam

Appendix A: Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam

Appendix B: Schematic Symbols

Suggested Additional Reading

Index
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