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 takes you through advanced applications, such as communications systems...

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071741361
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/17/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 458,052
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996."
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Table of Contents

Part 1 DIRECT CURRENT
Chapter 1: Basic physical concepts
Chapter 2: Electrical units
Chapter 3: Measuring devices
Chapter 4: Basic dc circuits
Chapter 5: Direct-current circuit analysis
Chapter 6: Resistors
Chapter 7: Cells and batteries
Chapter 8: Magnetism
TEST: PART 1
Chapter 9: Alternating current basics
Chapter 10: Inductance
Chapter 11: Capacitance
Chapter 12: Phase
Chapter 13: Inductive reactance
Chapter 14: Capacitive reactance
Chapter 15: Impedance and admittance
Chapter 16: RLC circuit analysis
Chapter 17: Power and resonance in ac circuits
Chapter 18: Transformers and impedance matching
TEST: PART 2
Chapter 19: Introduction to semiconductors
Chapter 20: Some uses of diodes
Chapter 21: Power supplies
Chapter 22: The bipolar transistor
Chapter 23: The field-effect transistor
Chapter 24: Amplifliers
Chapter 25: Oscillators
Chapter 26: Data transmission
Chapter 27: Data reception
Chapter 28: Integrated circuits and data storage media
Chapter 29: Electron tubes
(and more...)
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